Biodiversity & Environmental Ecology Laboratory of Plant Ecology
The program has a long and distinguished history at Chungnam National University. Current faculty interests include Systematics and Molecular Evolution of Algae, Plant Ecology, Systematics and Phylogenetics of Beetles, Environmental Ecology, and Protist Evolution and Phylogenetics. The program facilitates an integrative approach for education and research that focus on the discovery of the history, nature of biodiversity, and environmental ecology. Interests of the faculty members overlap laboratory boundaries. The program helps graduate applicants identify potential advisors. Dissertation committees often are composed of faculty members from multiple programs and departments.