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Dr. Edgar B. Lickey

Associate Professor of Biology, Herbarium and Greenhouse Manager


Dr. Edgar B. Lickey

Office: McKinney 149

Education: B.S., Biology, St. Andrews Presbyterian College, M.S., Biology, Appalachian State, Ph.D., Botany, University of Tennessee, Postdoctoral research, systematics of Hibiscus sect. furcaria, Great Smoky Mountain mushroom inventory, DNA sequence variability in the touch response genes (TCH) of Arabidopsis, University of Tennessee

Teaching Fields: Botany, plant taxonomy, summer flora, winter ecology, economic botany, introductory majors and non-majors biology

Research Interests: Plant and fungal taxonomy and systematics, covering everything from species inventories of natural areas to molecular analysis

Outside Interests: Rugby, hiking, canoeing