Position Title
Assistant Project Scientist


Bio

Education

B.S. Biology, Indiana University

Ph.D. Genetics, UC Davis

 

Research Interests

  • Non-invasive genetic methods for analyzing the threatened Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (VELB)
  • High-throughput sequencing methods development
  • Environmental DNA (eDNA) methods and applications
  • Role of epigenetic variation in adaptation in natural populations

 

Research Projects

Conservation genetics of the threatened Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (VELB):

  • Mitochondrial DNA analysis for elucidating population attributes
  • Non-invasive DNA detection methods