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Dr. Edgar Lickey

Edgar Lickey

Associate Professor of Biology

Department: Biology and Environmental Science

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Education and certifications

  • 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 areas and specializations

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

Personal interests

  • Rugby, hiking, canoeing