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Carol Weaver

Dr. Carol Weaver

Professor of Biology
136 White Hall, Box 1923
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5153


  • B. S.; Union University, Jackson, Tennessee
  • M.S.; University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Ph. D.; St. Louis University, St. Louis

Majors Advised

  • Pre-Medicine
  • Health Information Management
  • Cytotechnology

Courses Commonly Taught

  • BIO 112: Principles of Biology
  • BIO 315: Genetics
  • BIO 498: Biology Seminar

Recent Undergraduate Research Supervised

  • Chelsea David, "Interference of tannin and secondary metabolites with DNA barcoding in angiosperms."
  • Brandon Nelms, "Frequency of Delta 3L Deletion of CCR5 Gene in Nelms Family."
  • Wesley Hunter Stepp, "Examination of toxicity of codeine vs the bromine in yeast."
  • David Tosh, "Screening for Francisella tularensis in West Tennessee populations of the American beaver (Castor canadensis) by the polymerase chain reaction."
  • Sara Greenlee, "The Antimicrobial properties of natural honey, clove oil, and ginger oil on the growth of staphylococcus epidermidis."
  • Lauren Medforth, "Inhibition of Serratia marcenscens and Staphylococcus epidermidis by essential oils of cumin and clove."
  • Hannah Staggs, "Identification of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Y. enterocolitica in beavers by LAMP amplification and PCR."

Research/Scholarship Interests

  • Genetics
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