Orca Pod Genetics – POSTPONED!

Update (3/7/2020): Following King County Public Health guidance, we will be postponing our March event due to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak. Stay tuned for more details.

Join Kim Parsons, PhD, to learn more about her work orca pod genetics.
Kim Parsons, PhD

Kim Parsons, PhD

Kim Parsons, PhD is a Research Geneticist at Northwest Fisheries Science Center, NOAA Fisheries. Kim has expertise in developing and applying molecular genetic tools to address ecological questions in the study of marine mammal conservation and management. Her work spans multiple groups including collaborative studies with governmental agencies, non-profit and NGOs globally. Kims work addresses questions of both local and international relevance, contributing to our understanding of the evolutionary history and current status of cetacean populations, and helping to mitigate human impacts.


6:00pm – 6:30pm – Networking and Refreshments

6:30pm – 7:30pm – Introductions and Presentation

7:30pm – 8:00pm – Networking

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6pm - 8pm at

Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch