Kylee Spencer

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Associate Professor of Biology

Biology & Environmental Sciences Department


PhD, Vanderbilt University

MS, Vanderbilt University

BS, Murray State University


Dr. Kylee Spencer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Human Genetics and an M.S. in Statistics from Vanderbilt University in 2007. She won Heidelberg's Distinguished Scholarship/Research Award in 2016 for her work on DNA sequencing of clams, completed in collaboration with the National Center for Water Quality Research. She also leads a biannual Alternative Break trip for students to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.

Courses Taught

BIO 205: Biostatistics
BIO 223: Genetics
BIO 224: Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 318: Human Medical Genetics
BIO 329: Cancer Genetics

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