Paul Licht

Paul Licht

Professor Emeritus; Interim Director, UC Botanical Garden
Dept of Integrative Biology
(510) 643-8999
(510) 643-4417
Research Expertise and Interest
steroid hormones, comparative endocrinology, endocrine system, steroidal metabolism of tissues, thyroid, vitamin D, binding proteins
Research Description

As Director of the UC Botanical Garden I am responsible for the museum of living plants. The Garden contains one of the most diverse living plant collections in the country, representing the global flora.

In the News

June 8, 2010

Botanical Garden braces for blooming corpse plant

The UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, nestled in Strawberry Canyon just above the central campus, features a mind-boggling 12,000 kinds of plants and breathtaking views of the Bay Area. The term breathtaking soon will describe the rotten flesh-like stench of the garden’s about-to-blossom Titan Arum, aka the corpse plant