The mission of the Molecular Data for Population Management Scientific Advisory Group is to develop cooperative relationships between AZA, its Animal Programs, and its accredited institutions and provide technical advice pertaining to population management for AZA Animal Programs.
This SAG advises the AZA Wildlife Conservation and Management Committee (WCMC), Conservation Department, and Animal Program Leaders on issues related to population management. It is overseen by the WCMC.
This SAG is administered by a Steering Committee composed of three Officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary), all of whom are elected from the general Molecular Data for Population Management SAG membership. The primary function is to to advise the AZA community and its Animal Programs on the generation and use of DNA data for population management.
Interested in Becoming a Molecular Data for Population Management SAG Member?
If you are interested in becoming involved with or obtaining more information about this SAG, please contact Jamie Ivy, Molecular Data for Population Management Advisory Group Chair.