Department of Biology
Dr. John Severson
Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology, University of British Columbia
Phone: (314) 977-1401
Fax: (314) 977-3658
Mail: Department of Biology St. Louis University 3507 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103-2010
Courses: BL A 240/241, Biology of Health and Disease (for non-science majors).
Research interests: Plant growth stimulation by petroleum-derived naphthenic acids.
Poster: Christine S. Weirich & J.G. Severson, Jr. 2003. The effect of cyclohexyl alcohols on plant growth. II.I Stimulation of radicle elongation in five Brassica varieties.
Publications: Stiebel, T.R., P.M. Gibbons, and J.G. Severson. 1992. The effect of cyclohexyl alcohols on plant growth. Phytochem. (Life Sci. Adv.) 11: 29-33.