Mary Ellard-Ivey

Professor of Biology


Mary Ellard-Ivey

Office Location: Rieke Science Center - 144

  • Professional


  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia, 1994
  • M.S., Botany, University College Dublin, 1988
  • B.S., Botany, University College Dublin, 1987

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Plant responses to the environment

Selected Presentations

  • Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, A Passion for Pedagogy, University of Oregon (February 22, 2018)
  • Biology Department Seminar, Adventures in signaling: Plants, phosphate, phenylpropanoids, phosphatases, and phenolics, Pacific Lutheran University (2015)


  • PLU Women’s Center. (r)Evolution!: Celebration of Inspirational Women, 2016
  • Best Undergraduate Research Paper in Cell and Molecular Biology awarded to Raelynn Endicott (undergraduate student) and M.J. Ellard-Ivey at Thirtieth Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference 2005
  • PLU Center for Teaching and Learning Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003