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Barbara A Lubinski

Barb is a Biologist at the Eastern Ecological Science Center in Kearneysville, WV.

Since 1995, she has performed molecular genetics research tasks in support of conservation genetics and genomics of imperiled species, including Atlantic salmon, Atlantic sturgeon, and Brook Trout among many other organisms. Some of the recent and ongoing research projects Barb has been involved in include determining the continent-of-origin of Atlantic salmon off the west coast of Greenland, determining fish and aquatic invertebrate biodiversity using DNA metabarcoding of sediment and water samples from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, determining the genetic structure of wild Brook trout in North Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland and the southern Appalachians to support conservation and management, and determining the stock composition of Atlantic sturgeon captured along the eastern coast of the U.S.