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Microbiology and Plant Biology

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Welcome to The Department of Microbiology & Plant Biology

Our faculty are investigating important questions spanning the field of biology - everything from individual molecules up through global ecosystems.  To potential students, we encourage you to follow up your browsing here with a visit to our department, OU, and Norman.  Once you visit, I think you will find many reasons to join us in your studies. To our alumni, please use this site to keep in touch. To all visitors, we hope that you find the information that you need here. 

  Dr. J. Phil Gibson, Interim Chair

Our Commitment to Equity and Diversity

In the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology we strongly support and value a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning community that fosters the academic and personal growth of students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds. We recognize that commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion requires both education and action that are embodied in the opportunities at the University of University of Oklahoma. For further information please visit Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at


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