LifePage Career Talk on Conservation Genetics
By Dr S K Gupta
[Scientist E in Wildlife Institute of India]
What is Conservation Genetics?
Dr S K Gupta: “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?
Dr S K Gupta: “After completing B Sc in Botany, Zoology & Chemistry, I did Masters in Biotechnology from Meerut. Post that, I did Ph D in Wildlife Science from Saurashtra University. After that, I then worked as a Scientist at Dr Surapaneni Genomic Solutions for 2 years. I joined Wildlife Institute of India in 2008 as a Scientist C and am now I am a Scientist E.”
Dr S K Gupta’s LifePage:
(Conservation Genetics, Dr Sandeep Gupta, Wildlife Institute of India, Scientist E, WII, Conservationist, Ecologist, Ecology, Conservation, Population Genetics, Genetic Diversity, Molecular Ecology, Biology, Evolutionary Biology)