David Hibbett

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David Hibbett is an associate professor in biology at Clark University. He is considered one of today's leading researchers "in the analysis of fungal relationships through DNA analysis."[1] At Clark he concentrates his lab work in evolutionary biology and ecology of Fungi.

He spent 1991 as a Science and Technology Agency of Japan Post-doctoral Fellow at the Tottori Mycological Institute in Tottori, Japan. A year later Hibbett taught microbiology at Framingham State College for the spring semester. From 1993 to 1999, Hibbett was a postdoctoral researcher and then a research associate in the laboratory of Michael Donoghue in the Harvard University Herbaria.[2]

He received his Bachelor of Arts from the Botany Department of University of Massachusetts Amherst and his Ph.D. from the Botany Department of Duke University.[2]


  1. ^ David S. Hibbett
  2. ^ a b Hibbett Lab at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., studies evolutionary biology and ecology of Fungi, principally Basidiomycota