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  1. E. B. Taylor, M. M. Yau* and B. Mattock 2013. Population structure in three species of co-distributed salmonid fishes in the Peace River and tributaries near a major proposed hydroelectric development in northeastern British Columbia. River Research and Applications (in press)
  2. O’Bryhim, J., Christopher Somers, Stacey L. Lance, Monica Yau*, Douglas R. Boreham, Kenneth L. Jones, and Eric B. Taylor 2013. Development and characterization of twenty-two novel microsatellite markers for the mountain whitefish, Prosopium williamsoni and cross-amplification in the round whitefish, P.cylindraceum, using paired-end Illumina shotgun sequencing.. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(1), 89-91
  3. Paxton, K., Monica Yau*, Frank Moore and Darren E. Irwin 2013. Differential migratory timing of western populations of Wilson's warblers revealed by mitochondrial DNA and stable isotopes. The Auk (in press, electronically published Sept. 13, 2013)
  4. Yau, Monica. M.* and Eric B. Taylor 2013. Environmental and anthropogenic correlates of hybridization between westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) and introduced rainbow trout (O. mykiss). Conservation Genetics 14:885-900


Monica Yau


Lab phone: 604-822-1301
Research area: Ecology, Evolution
Supervisor: E. Taylor
History: BSc Marine Biology, UBC, 2008

My main interest lies in conserving native fish species. I currently use molecular techniques to study conservation genetics, population structure and hybridization in a number of fish species local to British Columbia and Alberta.



McLean Fraser Memorial Scholarship

For Research

Last updated 24 September 2014