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
520-626-3775
Program: 
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
Research: 
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.
Teaching: 
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