Joseph Jez

​Professor of Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
PhD, University of Pennsylvania

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1137
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Jez's research group seeks to broadly understand how environmental changes re-model biochemical pathways in plants at the molecular, cellular, and organism levels with the aim of engineering these systems to address agricultural and environmental problems.

For more information, visit Joseph Jez's department profile.

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Becoming a biotech explorer

Three years after launching the Biotech Explorers Pathway, a unique opportunity for first-year and sophomore students, biology professor Joe Jez shares how the program started and some of what its students have accomplished so far.