Conservation genetics specializing in molecular taxonomy, population genetics, landscape genetics, behavior ecology, wildlife management, and phylogenetic biology. My lab uses genome technologies to understand wildlife related issues.


Conservation Genetics RNR 430/530, Laboratory and Analyses methodology (DNA extraction, PCR amplification, DNA sequencing, SNP, Microsatellites, Kinship, and Relatedness and Population structure) RNR 430/530L, Conservation of Biological Diversity or other topic seminars RNR 696.


  • Ph.D., Biology (emphasis in conservation genetics), University of Maryland, 1999
  • B.S., Biology (emphasis in biochemistry and molecular biology), University of Utah, 1984