Harry Horner, author of Nectar biosynthesis is conserved among floral and extrafloral nectaries
Current Position: Retired June 2018; University Professor Emeritus, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology & Roy J. Carver High Resolution Microscopy Facility
N.I.H. Postodoctoral Fellow, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 1964-66
Ph.D., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Biological Sciences, 1964
M.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Biological Sciences, 1961
B.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Biological Sciences, 1959
Non-scientific Interests: reading, radio-controlled sailboats, skiing, fishing, travelling
Brief bio: Born in Chicago, IL; lived in Ames, IA since 1964; spent a sabbatical year in southern Germany (Universität Konstanz) with family; directed the microscopy center at Iowa State University for 47 years; created and directed the undergraduate Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration Program at Iowa State University; President of Iowa Academy of Science and Botanical Society of America; served as major professor for both M.S. and Ph.D. students and advisor for 100s of undergraduate students; taught courses in general and advanced botany and biology, and graduate courses in light, scanning and transmission electron microscopy.