Wes Larson, Ph.D.

Wes earned his B.S. in marine biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his PhD in fisheries from the University of Washington. He is interested in fisheries genetics.


Only Wes' five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Wes, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Wisconsin Cooperative Fishery Research Unit web site.
Wes also can be reached at his University of Wisconsin email address: wlarson@uwsp.edu


  • Ph D University of Washington 2015
  • BS University of California, Santa Cruz 2009

Research Interests

  • Population genetics
  • Conservation genetics
  • Genomics
  • Fisheries management
  • selection
  • Local adaptation

Teaching Interests

  • Population genetics
  • Computer programming