Melanie Culver, Ph.D.

Conservation genetics specializing in molecular taxonomy, population genetics, landscape genetics, behavior ecology, wildlife management, and forensics; including the application of genome technologies to wildlife related issues.


Only Melanie's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Melanie, including a full publications list, visit her profile page on the Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site. 

Melanie also can be reached at her University of Arizona email address:


  • Ph D University of Maryland 1999
  • BS University of Utah 1984

Research Interests

  • Conservation genetics
  • New technology development
  • Wildlife disease issues
  • Climate change
  • Genomics

Teaching Interests

  • Conservation genetics
  • Conservation biology