Evelyn Jensen
CONTACT
Department of Biology
University of British Columbia
Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way
Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1V7
Canada
evelyn.jensen@ubc.ca
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Evelyn Jensen
Education
2013- PhD Candidate
Biology, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
2013 Master of Science
Biology, University of British Columbia (Okanagan)
2011 Bachelor of Science First Class Honors
Evolutionary Biology, University of Alberta
Research Interests
  • Using molecular approaches to inform species conservation
  • Wildlife population genetics
  • Conservation policy
Recent publications
  • Evelyn L. Jensen, Washington Tapia, Gisella Caccone and Michael A. Russello. 2015. Genetics of a head-start program to guide conservation of an endangered Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis ephippium). Conservation Genetics. [Link]
  • Yoamel Milián-García, Evelyn L. Jensen, Jeanette Madsen, Suleiky Álvarez Alonso, Aryamne Serrano Rodríguez, Georgina Espinosa López, and Michael A. Russello. 2015. Founded: Genetic Reconstruction of Lineage Diversity and Kinship Informs Ex situ Conservation of Cuban Amazon Parrots (Amazona leucocephala). Journal of Heredity. [Link]
  • Evelyn L. Jensen, Purnima Govindarajulu, and Michael A. Russello. 2015. Genetic assessment of taxonomic uncertainty in Painted Turtles. Journal of Herpetology. [Link]
  • Aaron B.A. Shafer, Jochen B.W. Wolf, Paulo C. Alves, Linnea Bergstrom, Michael W. Bruford, Ioana Brannstrom, Guy Colling, Love Dalen, Luc De Meester, Robert Ekblom, Katie D. Fawcett, Simone Fior, Mehrdad Hajibabaei, Jason A. Hill, A. Rus Hoezel, Jacob Hoglund, Evelyn L. Jensen, Johannes Krause, Torsten N. Kristensen, Michael Krutzen, John K. McKay, Anita J. Norman, Rob Ogden, E. Martin Osterling, N. Joop Ouborg, John Piccolo, Danijela Popovic, Craig R. Primmer, Floyd A. Reed, Marie Roumet, Jordi Salmona, Tamara Schenekar, Michael K. Schwartz, Gernot Segelbacher, Helen Senn, Jens Thaulow, Mia Valtonen, Andrew Veale, Philippine Vergeer, Nagarjun Vijay, Carles Vila, Matthias Weissensteiner, Lovisa Wennerstrom, Christopher W. Wheat, and Piotr Zielinski. 2015. Genomics and the challenging translation into conservation practice. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. [Link]
Projects
  • Genetic assessment of the head-start program for the giant Galápagos tortoises from the island of Pinzon
  • Investigating the genetic consequences of population decline in Galápagos tortoises using historical samples
Tortoise montage