Peter Gruber, Ph.D.

Peter Gruber, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences


B.A. History, Carleton College, 1963
Ph.D. Botany, University of Wisconsin, 1971

Postdoctoral Training

Biochemistry, Michigan State University, 1971 - 1973

Research Interests

1. Programmed cell death in plants
2. Nucleoskeleton in plant cells

Selected Publications

Frederick, S.E., M.E. Mangan, J.B. Carey, and P.J. Gruber. 1992. Intermediate filament antigens of 60 and 65 kDa in the nuclear matrix of plants: Their detection and localization. Exp. Cell. Res. 199: 213-222.

Gruber, P.J., K.A. Sweeney and S.E. Frederick. 1988. The detection of fructose in plant nuclear envelopes. Planta 174: 298-304.

Gruber, P.J., and S. E. Frederick. 1977. Cytochemical localization of glycolate oxidase in microbodies of Klebsormidium. Planta 135: 45-49.

Gruber, P.J., W.M. Becker, and E.H. Newcomb. 1973. The development of microbodies and peroxisomal enzymes in greening bean leaves. J. Cell. Biol. 56:500-518.

Gruber, P.J., R.N. Trelease, W.M. Becker, and E.H. Newcomb. 1971. Microbodies in fat storing cotyledons: ultrastructural and enzymatic changes during greening, p. 523-533. In: Recent Advances in Photosynthesis and Photorespiration, M.D. Hatch, C.B. Osmond, and R.O. Slatyer, eds., John Wiley & Sons, Inc.