321 Biotechnology Bldg
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Plant Molecular Biology
Maureen R. Hanson is Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics. She received a B.S. degree from Duke University and a Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University. After completing an NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard, she joined the faculty of the Biology Department at University of Virginia. In 1985 she moved to Cornell as Associate Professor in the Section of Genetics and Development. She is presently a member of the graduate Fields of Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology, Genetics and Development, and Plant Biology, and a joint member of the Department of Plant Biology.
RNA editing in organelles
Functional genomics of RNA binding proteins
Dynamic organization of the plant cell
Expression of therapeutic proteins and industrial enzymes in plants
The biological basis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Supplementary information to journal articles
Additional images and time-laspse movies can be seen at More information for journal articles
Kohler, R.H. and M.R. Hanson. 2000. Plastid tubules of higher plants are tissue-specific and developmentally regulated J. Cell Science 113: 81-89. Köhler, R.H. 1998.
FP for in vivo imaging of subcellular structures in plant cells. Trends in Plant Science 3 :317-320. Hanson, M.R. and R.H. Köhler, 2001.
GFP imaging: methodology and application to investigate cellular compartmentation in plants. J. Exp. Botany 52: 529-539.
Kwok, E.Y. and M.R. Hanson. 2004. Stromules and the dynamic nature of plastid morphology. J. Microscopy, 214:124-137.
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