Conservation Biology & Genetics Laboratory


Photo: Mahmood ShivjiMahmood Shivji, Ph.D.

"Proper functioning of the oceans is based on a network of intricate interactions among its species and their environments. Understanding these interactions and conserving these species, especially top predators, is essential for maintaining healthy ocean ecosystems."

Research Focus

Conservation Biology is an interdisciplinary science that applies field and genetic research methods to the understanding, conservation, and management of marine species.

Research Activities

Contact Information

Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D.
COE Room #343
(954) 262-3658