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About Paul Overvoorde

Overvoorde is a plant molecular biologist. His research focuses on increasing our understanding of how the plant hormone, auxin, is recognized by plant cells and how the process affects plant growth and development. He teaches courses in cell biology, plant biology and physiology as well as genetics.
B.S., Calvin College
Ph.D., Washington State University
Overvoorde has been teaching at Macalester since 2001.


Present Professor, Biology, Macalester College



  • Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Advanced Genetics
  • Research in Molecular Genetics

Contact Information

Macalester College
Olin/Rice 211
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6460

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