Diversity of sub-Saharan African bushpigs

Summary

This project focuses on the genetic diversity of bushpigs from sub-Saharan Africa. 

Supervisor(s)

Dr Jaime Gongora

Research Location

Sydney School of Veterinary Science

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

This project investigates the genetic diversity, relationships and population structure of wild bushpig populations from mainland Sub-Saharan Africa and islands from the southeast coast of this continent including Madagascar. This project will involve use of molecular genetic approaches and phylogenetic and population genetic analyses of DNA data.

Additional Information

Supervisor Profile:
http://sydney.edu.au/vetscience/about/staff/profiles/jaime.gongora.php
Scholarships:
International students interested in this project could apply for IPRS scholarships (http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/international_postgraduate_scholarships.shtml)
 and local students for APA/UPA scholarships (http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/research/postgraduate_awards.shtml)

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Keywords

Bushpigs Sub-Saharan Africa DNA Genetic analysis

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 2109

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