Faculty/Staff Directory

Elizabeth Lucht

Elizabeth Lucht

Assistant Professor of Biology

Peeples Hall
Room 213
650 College Dr. Dalton, GA 30720

Office Hours

Spring 2019

Tuesday 10:20-10:50am (in Seq 213 lab), 12:05-1:40pm

Wednesday 8:30-11:10am

Thursday 10:20-10:50am (in Seq 213 lab)



Professor Lucht has been teaching at Dalton State since 2014. She employs active learning strategies in her classroom and encourages student participation. Her emphasis of study in is molecular biology and genetics. She co-advises our Beta Chi Nu chapter of the National Biological Honor society Beta Beta Beta. This provides recognition of academic achievements, leadership opportunities, and engagement in Biology outside of the classroom all of which are vital for anyone pursuing a graduate degree. While pursuing her doctorate, Professor Lucht studied telomeres and telomerase in the budding yeast, K. lactis. Previously, she studied Hox and ParaHox gene clusters in the marine spoon worm, Echiurian. Currently, Professor Lucht has a student lead research project studying telomeres and aging.

When not teaching and doing research, she can be found traveling -Professor Lucht had visited all 7 continents. Also, she enjoys long walks with her Yorkie, Telomerase, and husband, Bryant.

Course Name/Overview

Course Name Course Overview
Biology 3400 (Genetics) Biol 3400 Syllabus 2017.pdf
Biology 1107 (Principles of Biology I) Bio 1107_Syllabus_Spring 2017 (Sec. 04 M).pdf