Liza J. Conrad

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, 2007
B.A. Biology, State University of New York College at Cortland, 2000

Research Interests

Her research interests in plant molecular biology focus primarily on the genetic control of flower development in cereal crops, such as rice and maize.

Life After Eckerd

Approximately two-thirds of Eckerd Biology graduates have continued with postgraduate study at many of the most prestigious medical and graduate schools in the nation. Eckerd College has been ranked near the top of all U.S. colleges and universities in terms of the percentage of its alumni who have gone on to earn Ph.D. degrees and Eckerd students have scored in the highest percentiles of the GRE and MCAT exams.

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.