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San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research (Established 1975)
Zoological Garden
Web Site:

Director: Allison Alberts [Contact Person: Laura Walko]
Phone: 760-291-5427   Fax: 760-291-5428  
15600 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, California 92027 UNITED STATES
Affiliations: San Diego Zoo

Mission: The San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research generates, shares, and applies scientific knowledge vital to the conservation of animals, plants, and habitats.

Principal Research Programs: Strategic Research Areas: Sustainable Populations; Bioresource Banking; Wildlife Health; Habitat Conservation; Restoration Biology; Conservation Education; Research Divisions: Applied Animal Ecology, Applied Plant Ecology, Behavioral Biology, Genetics, Reproductive Physiology, Wildlife Disease Laboratories

Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Undergraduates, Graduates,and Postdoctoral Fellows; Financial support sometimes available; Summer student internships with a modest stipend are available.

Associated Field Sites: Asia Programs: Dr. Chia Tan []
West Africa Programs: Dr. Bethan Morgan []

Publications: CONSERVATION UPDATE [quarterly]

Last Updated: 2009-06-03

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