LifePage Career Talk on Conservation Genetics
By Shweta Singh
[Senior Research Fellow in Wildlife Institute of India]
What is Conservation Genetics?
Shweta Singh : “Conservation genetics is an interdisciplinary subfield of Population Genetics that aims to understand the dynamics of genes in populations principally to avoid extinction. Therefore, it applies genetic methods to the conservation and restoration of biodiversity.”
How I got into Conservation Genetics?
Shweta Singh : “After completing my B Sc & M Sc in Zoology from Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, I joined Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in 2013 in All India Tiger Monitoring Project. I am working in Genetic Connectivity of Large Carnivores and I am a Senior Research Fellow at WII.”
Shweta Singh ‘s LifePage:
(Conservation Genetics, Shweta Singh, Wildlife Institute of India, WII, Senior Research Fellow, Conservasionist, Ecology, Genes, PCR, DNA)