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Conservation Genetics

By Shweta Singh
[ Senior Research Fellow | Wildlife Institute of India ]




Career in Career-in-Conservation-Genetics
Conservation Genetics
Shweta Singh
Senior Research Fellow | Wildlife Institute of India
[ 5 years & 8 months Experience ]




What is Conservation Genetics?


Shweta Singh : "Conservation genetics is an interdisciplinary subfield of Population Genetics that aims to understand the dynamics of genes in populations principally to avoid extinction. Therefore, it applies genetic methods to the conservation and restoration of biodiversity."





How I got into Conservation Genetics?


Shweta Singh : "After completing my B Sc & M Sc in Zoology from Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, I joined Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in 2013 in All India Tiger Monitoring Project. I am working in Genetic Connectivity of Large Carnivores and I am a Senior Research Fellow at WII."





[This Career Talk covers]

  What Is:
     1) Genetics & Conservation  
  Education:
     2) Formal Education  
     3) Lab Techniques  
     4) Ecology & Field Knowledge  
     5) Zoology  
  Skills:
     6) Commitment  
     7) Reading & Writing Skills  
     8) Data Analysis  
     9) Research & Observation  
     10) DNA Extraction & PCR  
  Positives:
     11) Travelling & Exploring  
     12) Studying Different Species  
     13) Job Satisfaction  
  Challenges:
     14) No Fixed Timings  
     15) Tough Work Environment  
     16) Fund Raising  
  A Day Of:
     17) Genetics & Conservation  





Shweta Singh 's LifePage:


http://www.lifepage.in/page/shwetasingh





LifePage Career Talk on Conservation Genetics

http://www.lifepage.in/Career.php?id=20180724-0002&in=Career-in-Conservation-Genetics

Full Talk: https://lifepage.app.link/20180724-0002
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gwZOw4Qeh8

(Conservation Genetics, Shweta Singh, Wildlife Institute of India, WII, Senior Research Fellow, Conservasionist, Ecology, Genes, PCR, DNA)







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