Lawrence A. Dyck

Professor Emeritus

Contact Information

Phone: 864 656-3583
FAX: 864 656-0435


  • Ph.D. Phycology/Plant Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • A. B. Botany, University of California, Los Angeles

Research Interests

  • Aquatic botany - development, ecology and physiology of algae and freshwater plants; restoration of reservoir shorelines and habitat development using native plants and bioengineering techniques; propagation of native plants.

Selected Publications

  • Richardson, E. R., and L. A. Dyck. Indole hormones from Chara zeylanica. J. Phycology (in press).
  • Dyck, L. A., and J. E. Lawrence. 1982. The ontogeny of chloroplasts and chloroplast files in Chara australis. J. Phycology 18:34.
  • Dyke, M. G., and L. A. Dyck. 1979. Light-induced chloroplast migrations in Eremosphaera viridis (Chlorophyceae). J. Phycology 15:25.

Previous Courses Taught

  • BIOSC 304, H304 Biology of Plants
  • BIOSC 305, H305 Biology of Algae and Fungi
  • BIOSC 309 Algae/Fungi Practicum
  • BIOSC 401, H401, 601 Plant Physiology