Karen Cox


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Postal address

Gaverstraat 4


Mobile: 0474 54 61 67

Research expertise

I started out as a forest engineer, but gradually became more and more interested in population and conservation genetics. Initially, the focus of my genetic research was on tree species, such as black alder and elm trees, with adaptation and hybridisation as main topics. Later on, populations of animal species, mostly amphibians, were the subject of my studies. My current work focuses primarily on the evaluation of the genetic status of populations and on how the surroundings and landscape influence the genetic composition of these populations. The goal is to translate acquired insights into management measures to help maintain current and future populations.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Master of bioscience engineering: forest and land management, KU Leuven

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