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Donald Van Doornik

Research Fishery Biologist
Genetics and Evolution Program
Office: (360) 871-8334

Donald Van Doornik

Research Fishery Biologist


Don Van Doornik earned a B.S. in biology from Seattle Pacific University. He has been working at NWFSC's Manchester Research Laboratory since 1990.

Current Research

Don's current work involves the collection of microsatellite and SNP genetic data for salmonids. This data is used for applications such as stock identification of mixed-fisheries, population structure studies, paternity testing for reproductive success research, and studies of life history variation.