Jason Kennington

BSc PhD W.Aust., Dr

  • The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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I received my PhD in population genetics from The University of Western Australia in 1997 and held postdoctoral positions at University College London and La Trobe University before returning to UWA to take up a UWA postdoctoral fellowship in 2003. I became a lecturer in the School of Animal Biology in 2006. My research focuses on the genetics of adaptation and the genetic threats of extinction posed to small populations.




Unit Coordinator

Conservation Genetics (BIOL5542)

Field Studies in Zoology (ANIM2209)

Evolutionary Processes (ANIM3362)



Frontiers in Biology (BIOL1130)

Principles of Inheritance (GENE2250)

Wildlife Conservation & Management (ANIM3353)

Research interests

Genetic basis of phenotypic variation in Drosophila
Population genetics of marine species
Population genetic consequences of small population size



Research expertise keywords

  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Population genetics
  • Conservation genetics


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