Welcome to the Irish Laboratory

The broad interest of our group is in understanding the genetic and molecular mechanisms that control patterning processes in plant development, with a focus on characterizing organogenesis and growth in the Arabidopsis flower. We are also interested in the extent to which these pathways are conserved or have diversified in different flowering plant species.


February 22, 2018
Congratulations to the Jacob and Irish labs on their silver prize from The Plant Journal for for the best Technical Advance article first published in TPJ online in 2017:...
February 13, 2018
Vivian is appointed the Daniel C. Eaton Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.  For more info see https://news.yale.edu/2018/02/07/vivian-irish-...
November 14, 2017
Members of the Irish lab take a break after the departmental retreat by touring a cranberry bog. We learned about cranberry varieties, growth, harvesting, got wet and ate a...