Moore Lab

Welcome to the research lab of Dr. Jennifer Moore

Our research focuses on the spatial ecology, population demographics, and conservation genetics of at-risk species. Our overarching aim is to understand the factors that impact movement, functional connectivity (dispersal and gene flow), and population viability. We strive to focus on applied research questions that address anthropogenic impacts to species and that can be used directly for conservation and management. We regularly use tools such as mark-recapture, radio telemetry, GIS, spatial statistics, and landscape genetics. Our research deals with a range of taxa, but tends to focus on amphibians and reptiles because of their unique life history characteristics, and their globally imperiled status.

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Latest news from the lab


Danielle Bradke and Joe Altobelli gave a great poster presentation at the 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists entitled “Are Standard Genetic Tests Effective for Detecting Bottlenecks in Long-Lived Reptiles? A Case Study of Tuatara and Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes”















Jen Moore and colleagues from MSU had a paper accepted in Proceedings B entitled “Detecting black bear source-sink dynamics using individual-based genetic graphs”.


Jen Moore and colleagues had a paper accepted in Journal of Wildlife Diseases entitled “Detection of Ophidiomyces, the Causative Agent of Snake Fungal Disease, in the Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) in Michigan”.



















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