Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Donald Van Doornik - Staff Profile

Division:
CB
Status:
Federal, NOAA Fisheries
Job Title:
Research Fishery Biologist
Phone:
360-871-8334
Email:

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Background

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.