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Emily K. Latch

Associate Professor

Department of Biological Sciences
Lapham Hall, Room N215
3209 N. Maryland Avenue
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA

Phone: 414-229-4245


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Recent News:

  • Bennett was awarded a small grant from TWS Western Section for his work on Cascades frogs. Congrats Bennett! (February 2016)
  • Emily coauthored a paper accepted to Science Advances describing the rediscovery of an endemic, New World malaria in white-tailed deer. Congrats to Ellen Martinsen, Smithsonian National Zoo postdoc, the lead author of the study. (December 2015)
  • Our paper on modeling alternative culling strategies to maximize genetic variation in bison herds was accepted by Animal Conservation. Congrats Rachael! (November 2015)
  • Our paper on landscape genetics of badgers in Wisconsin was accepted by Heredity. Congrats Liz! (June 2015)
  • Rachael was awarded a Grant-In-Aid by the American Society of Mammalogists. Congrats Rachael - what a semester! (May 2015)
  • Rachael was awarded a fellowship by the Morris Animal Foundation to support her dissertation work on landscape genetics of vector and host species in relation to plague ecology. Congrats Rachael! (March 2015)
  • Our work on some ancient elk bones was recently featured in the UWM College of Letters and Science's research publication, L&S In Focus [PDF]. (April 2015)
  • New graduate student Bennett signed up to join the lab this fall, to work on Cascades frog conservation genetics. Welcome Bennett! (April 2015)
  • Emily gave a talk at the Savannah River Ecology Lab in Aiken, SC. Stimulating conversation, great BBQ, warm weather! (March 2015)
  • Rachael was awarded the Aldo Leopold Award by the Wisconsin Wildlife Society. Congrats Rachael!
  • We published a short article about the exciting new Molecular Ecology Working Group of The Wildlife Society, in the TWS publication The Wildlife Professional. Read it here! (Jan 2015)
  • Emily was voted President-Elect of the new Molecular Ecology Working Group of The Wildlife Society. (Oct 2014)
  • Emily traveled to the San Diego Zoo and the Safari Park to work with collaborators and see all the critters. (Oct 2014)
  • We recently had our work on desert tortoises featured on the Smithsonian Science website (2012).