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Norah Saarman

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evolutionary ecology and population genomics

Assistant Professor - Biology

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: LSB 333
DialPhone: 435 797-0936
SendEmail: norah.saarman@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, (Genomics), University of California, 2014
Introgression, natural selection, and thermal tolerance in the invasive blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis
BS, Conservation Biology, (Conservation and Resource Studies), University of California, 2006
Genetic differentiation across eastern Pacific oceanographic barriers in the threatened seahorse, Hippocampus ingens.

Biography

I earned my BS from UC Berkeley with honors and high distinction in 2006, and my PhD from UC Santa Cruz in 2014. I then worked as a postdoc at Yale University 2015-2018.


Teaching Interests

Population genetics, evolution, computational biology.

Research Interests

Spatial ecology, population biology, speciation, vector biology.

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                      Scheduled Teaching

                      BIOL 3070 - Computational Approaches to Biology, Spring 2021