Lukas Klicka

Dissertation Defense January 31, 2020
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Advisor: Rob Moyle
Research Interesets: Phylogeography and population genetics
Hometown: Cambridge, MN

Education: B.S. University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
                    M.S. San Diego State University

  • Ryan, P. G., Klicka, L. B., Barker, F. K., and Burns, K. J. 2013. The origin of finches on Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island, central South Atlantic Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 299-305


  • Klicka LB, Burns KJ, & Kus BE. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the Bell’s Vireo. 131st American Ornithologists’ Union, Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 2013. Oral contribution.


  • 2013 – Ted Cohn Evolutionary Biology Fund. San Diego State University ($500)
  • 2012 – American Ornithologist’s Union Research Award ($2500).
  • 2012 – AMNH – Frank Chapman Memorial Fund ($2350).
  • 2012 – LA Audubon Society – Ralph W. Schreiber Ornithology Research Award ($1500).


  • 2014 – American Ornithologist’s Union Conference Travel Award
  • 2013 – Harold and June Grant Memorial Scholarship. San Diego State University ($2600)
  • 2013 – American Ornithologist’s Union Conference Travel Award
  • 2012Mabel Myers Memorial Scholarship. San Diego State University ($1500)



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