Welcome to Kozak Lab at UMass Dartmouth

Evolutionary genomics of speciation, mate choice, and conservation

How do new species form? How are species maintained?

We study what causes barriers to mating to evolve and the stability of these barriers as environments change.

Our research focuses on the genetic basis and interaction with phenotype plasticity of hybridization and mating traits.

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Visit Research and Publications for a more in depth look at our research!


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