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Simon Gilroy

Simon Gilroy

Expert on plant responses to stressful environments, plants and spaceflight, plant cell biology

Professor, Botany College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-4009 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Plant responses to stressful environments and damage
  • Plants as part of life support systems for spaceflight
  • Plant responses to spaceflight


  • President American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (2014-2015)
  • Steering committee for the Decadal Survey of the Physical and Life Sciences at NASA conducted through the National Academies
  • Editor-in-Chief Frontiers in Plant Cell Biology
  • Postdoctoral mentoring award, University of Wisconsin Postdoctoral Society (2016)