Sara Patterson

486 Horticulture Building

Research activities: Developmental and genetic characterization of the abscission process and senescence in plants. Research projects on the model plant Arabidopsis, grapes, tomatoes, fonio, carnations, and roses. Additional research on the role and value of school and community gardens.
Teaching: Hort 120 Survey of Horticulture; Hort 121 Introduction to Horticulture; Hort 895/Bioethics 999 Research Ethics for Graduate Students; and ILS 138 Chadborne Residential College Freshman Seminar