The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Melanie Culver

Assistant Professor, Assistant Leader, AZ COOP F&W
Ph.D., Biology (emphasis in conservation genetics), University of Maryland, 1999
B.S., Biology (emphasis in biochemistry and molecular biology), University of Utah, 1984
Office Location: 
ENR2 N314
Mailing Address: 
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
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, Conservation of Biological Diversity, Laboratory and Analysis methodology for DNA extraction, PCR amplification, DNA sequencing, SSCP, microsatellites, Kinship, and Relatedness and Population structure.
Research Topics: 
Conservation Biology
Genetics and Molecular Ecology
Population and Community Ecology