Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Arizona
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Arizona Staff Member


Karla Vargas

Phone: (469) 396 - 2434
Email: karlavargas@email.arizona.edu

Education

  • MS Texas A&M University 2012
  • BS Earth University 2001
Research Publications Publication Date
Vargas K, Brown DE, Wisely E, and M. Culver. 2019. A resurrection of the Tamaulipas white-sided jackrabbit, Lepus altamira, based on DNA sequence data. Revista. Mexicana. Biodiv. vol.90, http://dx.doi.org/10.22201/ib.20078706e.2019.90.2520; Epub May 27, 2019 2019-01-31
Erwin JA, Vargas K, Blais BR, Bennett K, Muldoon J, Findysz S, Christie C, Heffelfinger JR and M Culver. 2018. Genetic assessment of a bighorn sheep population expansion in the Silver Bell Mountains, Arizona. Peer J, DOI 10.7717/peerj.5978 2018-10-31
Project Completion Date
Phylogeography of the masked bobwhite 2020-12-31
Presentations Presentation Date
Vargas, K; Culver, M. 2017. Genetic lineage assessment of unknown and rediscovered Gila topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis). The Wildlife Society - AZ/NM TWS-AFS Conference. 2017-02-10
Vargas, K; Brown, D; Wisely, E; Culver, M. 2017. A resurrection of the Tamaulipas white-sided jackrabbit, Lepus altamirae, based on DNA sequence data. University of Arizona. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Earth Week 2016 2017-03-30
Vargas, K; Brown, D; Wisely, E; Culver, M. 2016 Relatedness of the Tamaulipas jackrabbit (Lepus altamirae): The case of Mexico’s missing white-sided jackrabbit. The Wildlife Society - AZ/NM TWS-AFS Conference. 2016-02-05
Vargas, K; Brown, D; Wisely, E; Culver, M. 2016 A resurrection of the Tamaulipas white-sided jackrabbit, Lepus altamirae, based on DNA sequence data. University of Arizona. School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Earth Week 2016 2016-03-31
Vargas, K; Brown, D; Culver, M. 2018. Phylogenomic analysis of bobwhite quail in Southern Arizona and Mexico. The Wildlife Society - AZ/NM TWS-AFS Conference. 2018-02-02
Vargas, K; Brown, D; Culver, M. 2016. Phylogenomic analysis of bobwhite quail in Southern Arizona and Mexico. The Wildlife Society - AZ/NM TWS-AFS Conference. 2016-02-05
Vargas, K. 2019. The endangered masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgewayi). Class lecture. Natural Resources Management Practices-RNR 384. University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment 2019-02-22
Vargas, K. 2018. Application of genomic analyses to inform management of the endangered masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgewayi). Research Results. Masked Bobwhite Recovery Team Meeting 2018-06-28
Vargas, K. 2018. Application of genomic analyses to inform management of the endangered masked bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus ridgewayi). Annual AZ Cooperative Research Unit Cooperator’s Meeting. 2018-01-16
Vargas, K. 2017. Phylogenomic Analysis of bobwhite quail in Southern Arizona and Mexico. Graduate and Professional Student Council - Student Showcase 2017. 2017-02-22
Vargas, K. 2016. Conservation Genetics of the endangered Masked bobwhite quail. Graduate and Professional Student Council - Grad Slam 2016-03-24
Vargas, K. 2015. Phylogenomic analysis of Bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) in Southern Arizona and Mexico-Research update. Masked Bobwhite Recovery Team Meeting 2015-10-26
Alex Erwin, Karla Vargas, Jim Heffelfinger, Ron Thompson, Raul Valdez, Melanie Culver. 2020. Shepherding students from the lab to publication: teaching students conservation genetics in the laboratory setting with actual case studies. The AZ/NM JAM of TWS, Prescott, AZ January 31-February 1, 2020. 2020-02-01