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Lauren Vaughn

Title: Instructional Faculty
Department: Biological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-576-8466
Office: Sumwalt 319
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  • BIOL206 (Genetics and Society)
  • BIOL302 (Cell & Molecular Biology)
  • BIOL303 (Genetics)
  • BIOL546 (Molecular Biology/Biochemistry II) (cross-listed CHEM556)


Dr. Vaughn has molecular biology and biochemistry research experience including the study of neurodegenerative diseases, cellular stress, molecular signaling focused on kinase activity and transcriptional control of gene expression, and macrophage biology executed using both in vitro, cell culture, and in vivo model systems. Dr. Vaughn’s teaching experience has included topics in genetics, cell & molecular biology, physiology, and biochemistry. She is most interested in researching disease pathology due to genetic mutations.


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