Karla Leonor Vargas

Graduate Student


My current research focuses on reconstructing the evolutionary history of several subspecies of Northern Bobwhite on the basis of the analysis of their genomes to aid in the recovery efforts of the endangered Masked Bobwhite.


  • BS, Agricultural Sciences, EARTH University, Costa Rica
  • MS, Natural Resources Development, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • PhD (In process), Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation and Management, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ