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Dmitri Petrov     Director

Dmitri Petrov     Director

Michelle and Kevin Douglas Professor of Biology and Associate Chair of the Biology Department

Dmitri’s lab does theoretical, computational and experimental work to address questions in molecular evolution and molecular population genomics.


Simon Morgan     Associate Director of Conservation

Simon Morgan     Associate Director of Conservation

Simon’s initial research focus was on black rhino reintroduction ecology and has been working as a conservation ecologist for the last 13 years in Southern Africa. Working through an NGO he co-founded, Wildlife ACT, his focus has been on the monitoring and conservation management of threatened and endangered wildlife species. Simon will use this background to help guide and link conservation organisations to make use of this progressive genomics lab.


 Katie Solari    Associate Director of Genomics

Katie Solari    Associate Director of Genomics

Katie’s Ph.D. work in the Hadly Lab at Stanford University is focused on investigating what mechanisms pika species (small mammals related to rabbits) are using to afford them hypoxia-tolerance at high elevations. As part of the PCG, Katie will be working to implement genomic tools and develop pipelines to aid conservation management.


Elizabeth Hadly     Executive Committee

Elizabeth Hadly     Executive Committee

Achilles Professor in Environmental Biology

The members of the Hadly lab are involved in a wide variety of research projects, but they all share a common interest: What determines and maintains vertebrate diversity through space and time? How is that diversity influenced by the environment? 


Stephen R. Palumbi     Executive Committee

Stephen R. Palumbi     Executive Committee

Harold A. Miller Professor in Marine Sciences

Steve’s lab uses molecular genetics to understand the evolution, population biology and conservation of marine species and ecosystems.


Uma Ramakrishnan     Executive Committee

Uma Ramakrishnan     Executive Committee

Professor of Ecology and Evolution at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, TFIR, Bangalore, India

Uma’s research focuses on the population genomics and conservation of Indian tigers, and the biogeography and origins of Indian species.


Carlos D. Bustamante    Faculty

Carlos D. Bustamante    Faculty

Professor of Genetics & Co-Director of the Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics

Carlos’ lab focuses on analyzing genome wide patterns of variation within and between species to address fundamental questions in biology, anthropology, and medicine. 


Gretchen C. Daily     Faculty

Gretchen C. Daily     Faculty

Senior Fellow Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Bing Professor in Environmental Science

Gretchen’s research has a strong emphasis on working with stakeholders to quantify the value of biodiversity and conservation and apply practical approaches to conservation management.


Jonathan Pritchard     Faculty

Jonathan Pritchard     Faculty

Senior Fellow Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and Bing Professor in Environmental Science

Jonathan’s lab uses statistical and computational methods to study questions in genomics and evolutionary biology.


Greg Barsh     Faculty

Greg Barsh     Faculty

Investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and Professor of Genetics at Stanford University School of Medicine

Greg's lab uses coat color morphology to study the genetics and development of complex traits.


Noah Rosenberg     Faculty

Noah Rosenberg     Faculty

Professor of Biology at Stanford University

Research in Noah's lab focuses on mathematical, statistical, and computational problems in the study of genetic variation and its evolutionary history.


Manu Prakash     Faculty

Manu Prakash     Faculty

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University

Manu is working at the interface of engineering and physical biology. His group is a leader in the field of "frugal science" which aims to engineer and place extremely low cost scientific tools into the hands of millions of people, especially in the most resource constrained areas. 


Oren Kolodny     Postdoc

Oren Kolodny     Postdoc 

Oren is a postdoc in Marc Feldman’s lab. He studies ecological and evolutionary processes using dynamic models and statistical tools for data analysis.


Gili Greenbaum     Postdoc

Gili Greenbaum     Postdoc

Gili is a postdoc in the Rosenberg lab. He studies population genetics and evolutionary theory, using mathematical and computational methodologies and focusing on issues relevant to conservation biology.


Ellie E. Armstrong     Graduate Student

Ellie E. Armstrong     Graduate Student

Ellie is a graduate student in the Petrov and Hadly labs. Her research focuses on applying genomic methods to a variety of ecological and conservation projects, such as tracking the illegal tiger trade and the population genomic history of lions.


Sergio Adan Redondo     Graduate Student

Sergio Adan Redondo     Graduate Student

Sergio is a third year PhD candidate in the Hadly Lab. His research interests span environmental toxicants, adaptations, conservation, and evolutionary genomics. Currently, he is tracing the fate, and characterizing the impact of, mercury in terrestrial ecosystems of California, specifically looking at uptake and toxicogenomic response in bats. He’s also utilizing low-coverage genome sequencing to inform conservation management of black rhinos.


Jordana Meyer     Graduate Student

Jordana Meyer     Graduate Student

Jordana is a grad student in the Hadly Lab and her research goals include reducing the long- and short-term impacts on biodiversity by sustaining functional ecosystems and services and incorporating applied conservation genomics into management strategies and policy change.


Nicole Nova     Graduate Student

Nicole Nova     Graduate Student

Nicole is a Ph.D. candidate in Stanford's Mordecai and Petrov Labs. Her research focuses on the ecology and evolution of wildlife infectious diseases that pose a conservation threat to carnivores. She uses genomic and population genetic methods to study pathogen adaptation, cross-species disease transmission, carnivore immunity and population demographics to inform conservation strategies. Her work mostly focuses on wolves and foxes.