Lauren Barker

Preceptor of Biology

Professor Lauren Barker

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Ms. Barker is one of three Limestone College graduates in her family. Her brother Ian was a member the inaugural Limestone College wrestling team and is now a resident surgeon of podiatry at New York Methodist hospital. Her younger sister Krystal was a member of the tennis team and currently works in San Antonio, TX and recently completed her Masters in Health Care Administration. While attending Limestone Ms. Barker was a member of the cross country, track, and soccer teams. She also spent two seasons as our mascot Bernie. She currently resides in Greenville, S.C. and is an avid hiker and camper.

Professional Accomplishments

Ms. Barker is a 2010 Limestone College graduate who returned to the college in 2012 to assist in the testing center and serve as a general laboratory assistant. In 2013 she was promoted to manger and instructor of all BIO 101 lab courses and assisted with BIO 102 lab sections. After completing her Master's in Biological Sciences at Clemson University she was promoted to Preceptor of Biology.


  • B.S. Limestone College, 2010
  • M.S. Clemson University, 2015