Prof. Jennifer Dever

Jennifer A. Dever

Professor

Department Chair • Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-5481 Harney Science Center 270

Biography

Jennifer A. Dever is Professor in the Department of Biology. She received her PhD from Texas Tech University. Professor Dever studies the genetics of threatened and/or endangered populations of vertebrates, including crocodiles and foothill yellow-legged frogs. She employs molecular markers to assess the genetic structure of these populations, with the goal of species conservation. Several graduate and undergraduate students are collaborating with Professor Dever on this research.

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Appointments
Department Chair, Biology
Director, PSM in Biotechnology
Education
PhD, Texas Tech University
Research
Genetics of threatened and/or endangered populations of vertebrates, including crocodiles and foothill yellow-legged frogs