Wildlife Ecology and Genetics Lab

University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
What the facility does

Genetic analyses; fish sampling and aging; wildlife habitat-use assessment

Area(s) of Expertise

The Wildlife Ecology and Genetics Lab is geared toward understanding interactions between humans and wildlife. To this end, we conduct field studies of habitat use, genetic studies of population structure and diversity and aquatic studies on fish populations.

Research Services

DNA fragment analysis, fish sampling and aging, habitat-use assessment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Wildlife Ecology and Genetics Lab

GeXP GenomeLab

DNA fragment analysis



DNA fragment analysis


Legend Xtreme

Boat for fisheries studies


Olympus microscopes

Aging fish based on solid structures


Lotek receivers and antennas

Movements and habitat use of tagged animals