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Genetics Laboratory

The Genetics Laboratory uses molecular genetic methods to support studies in systematics, population genetics, and behavioral ecology. Much of our research is directly applicable to concerns of conservation biology and relevant to endangered species and biodiversity issues. The Genetics Laboratory is equipped with tools for these research questions.

  • Roche 454 GS Junior Next-Generation DNA Sequencer.
  • Applied Biosystems 3130xl DNA Analyzer for Sanger sequencing.
  • Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer.
  • Qiagen BioSprint 96well extraction robot.
  • Thermal cyclers in the CCG laboratory.
  • Exterior of the CCG laboratory.
  • Dr. Robert Fleischer, Head of the Center for Conservation Genomics.
  • Graduate Students Courtney Hofman and Carly Muletz in the CCG laboratory.
  • PerkinElmer LabChip Xte automated nucleic acid fractionation system.
  • Stratagene MX3000P realtime PCR machine.
  • Qsonica ultrasonic liquid sonicator with cup horn.