Seeing the Invisible: Detecting rare species with genetic technologies

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Michael Schwartz is the Director of the National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation. He is also an Adjunct Research Professor of Wildlife Biology with the College of Forestry and Conservation at the University of Montana. He received his Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology in 2001 from the University of Montana, and his Master’s in 1996 from American University, where he worked with the Smithsonian Institution studying marine mammal and seabird biology in South America. Currently Dr. Schwartz has students conducting genomics and ecological research around the globe.

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