Elizabeth A Grabau

Professor Emerita of Plant Pathology, Phys, Weed Sci

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

The overall goal of Dr. Grabau's research during her tenure focused on crop improvement in legumes, particularly soybeans and peanuts. Using tissue culture and biotechnology approaches,  her lab worked toward improving nutrient (phosphorus) availability in soybeans and fungal disease resistance in peanuts.

Currently, Dr. Grabau's primary efforts are focused on strategies for improvements in science communication.

Research Interests

Molecular biology of soybean and peanut improvement; transgenic plants

  • egrabau@vt.edu
  • 101-E Price Hall (0331)
    170 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061