Genetics (MCGL)

Montana Conservation Genetics Laboratory at FLBS/UM

Research at MCGL provides insight into wildlife populations. In this "age of genomics", there is perhaps no area of science with more potential to improve both nature conservation and socioeconomic well-being.


For an overview of research at MCGL, see our video:  

Or, for more in depth reading, get our book (Allendorf et al. 2013)

Five research themes employing genetics at FLBS:

  1. Invasive Species & Disease
  2. Landscape/Riverscape Connectivity and Climate Change
  3. Fitness & Adaptation
  4. DNA Sequencing & Genetic Typing
  5. Data Analysis & Software Development