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  • Locations: Aiken, SC, United States;
  • Program Terms: Fall
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  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 04/22/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Domestic Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 11-20 students
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professor(s)
College/School: Warnell Language of Instruction: English
Minimum number of credit hours: 4 Maximum number of credit hours: 4
Scholarship Availability: Yes
Program Description:

Field and Molecular Techniques in Wildlife Research and Management

Exposes students to a variety of field and molecular techniques used in contemporary wildlife research and management, and provides opportunities for students to apply these techniques in both field and laboratory settings.

• Live capture, handling and chemical immobilization of wildlife
• Non-invasive sampling techniques for carnivores
• Feral pig management
• DNA extraction from non-invasive samples (hair, feathers, scat)
• Relatedness, paternity, and population genetics techniques
• Disease diagnostics using PCR

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Program Location

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC

Program Director and Course Leaders

Dr. James Beasley
Savannah River Ecology Lab
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Tel: 803-725-5113

Dr. Guha Dharmarajan
Savannah River Ecology Lab
Tel: 803-725-3241

WILD 4650 Secondary
Academic Program

WILD 4650/6650-4650L/6650L - Field and Molecular Techniques in Wildlife Research and Management (4 hours)

Housing and Meals

Lodging at Jackson Audubon Center, included in the program fee. Students are responsible for their own meals. Up to one meal may be provided.  

Program Itinerary

8/6/2020: Travel from Athens to SREL
8/7/2020 - 8/14/2020: SREL
8/15/2020: Travel from SREL to Athens
8/20/2020: Final assignment due

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