Katy Klymus

Biography

I am a research biologist at Columbia Environmental Research Center with a background in evolutionary biology, animal behavior and genetics. Since joining the USGS in 2016, my research focus is on using genetic methods to inform wildlife species management. Currently I am studying environmental DNA methods and how they can be used to assess current levels of and changes in biodiversity. 

Education

Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology and Ecology, The University of Missouri, 2011
B.S. Zoology, The University of Texas, 2000