Anjana Sharma

Department of Biology

Andana Sharma

Phone: 828-227-3670
FAX: 828-227-7066
Office Address:  211 Stillwell


  • Ph.D., Botany, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2003
  • M.S., Horticulture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 1999
  • M.Sc., Botany, University of Bombay, Bombay, India, 1995
  • B.Sc., Botany, University of Bombay, Bombay, India, 1993

Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 313:  Microbiology in Health and Nutrition
  • BIOL 190:  Discoveries in Biology
  • BIOL 141:  Principles of Biology II
  • BIOL 140:  Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 105:  Biology in the 21st Century
  • BIOL 104:  Human Biology
  • BIOL 103:  Environmental Biology


  • Sharma, A., S. Venkataraman, J. Cantu, A. Peacock, D. White, J. Dunlap, Y. Wang, B. Mullin, O. Schwaz (in preparation) Sphingomonas rhizogenes sp. nov., a novel root stimulating bacterium isolated from contaminated Pinus elliottii Engelm. Cultures.  Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.
  • Sharma, A., R. N. Trigiano, W. T. Witte and O. J. Schwarz (2005) In Vitro Adventitious Rooting of Cornus florida Microshoots. Scientia Horticulturae. 103:381-385.
  • Schwarz, O., A. R. Sharma and R. M. Beaty (2004) Propagation from Nonmeristematic Tissues: Organogenesis. p. 159-172. In: Trigiano, R. N. and D. J. Gray (Eds.) Plant Development and Biotechnology, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 358p.
  • Sharma, A., R. N. Trigiano, W. T. Witte and O. J. Schwarz (1999) Rooting Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida) Microshoots. Proc. of 44th South. Nur. Res. Conf. 376-377.

Research Presentations:

  • Sharma A. (1999). Dogwood Micropropagation. Southern Nursery Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

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