Michael Banks

Director
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Office: 541-867-0420

Hatfield Marine Science Center

Hatfield Marine Science Center 2030 SE Marine Science Drive

Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Do you accept grad students?: 
I accept graduate students for the Fisheries and Wildlife Department

Michael's  research and teaching interests center on the application of population genetic principles towards furthering basic knowledge and understanding of marine population processes. Broadly, he's interested in genetic characterization of natural populations, fishery subjects and aquacultural species. He focuses chiefly on methods for resolving hybridized, admixed, or recently diverged populations, and statistical methods for determining component estimates for mixtures of such populations.  Michael is particularly interested in evaluating the information content of alternate genetic marker types and resolving links between genetic loci and life history variance expressed within species.

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