Job Title: Associate Prof of Biology
Employer: McMaster University
Geographic focus of research: Ontario
Brief synopsis of current research:
Conservation genetics of snake populations
Prosser, M.R., H.L. Gibbs, and P.J. Weatherhead. 1999. Determination of microgeographic population structure in the Northern Watersnake using microsatellite DNA markers. Molecular Ecology 8:329-333.
Gibbs, H.L., K.E. Gibbs, M. Siebenmenn, and L. Collins. 1998. Genetic differentiation among populations of the rare mayfly, Siphlonisca aerodromia Needham. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 17:464-474.
Gibbs, H.L., K. Prior, P.J. Weatherhead and G. Johnnson. 1997. Genetic differentiation and inbreeding in local populations of a threatened snake, the eastern massasauga rattlesnake: evidence from microsatellite DNA markers. Molecular Ecology 6:1123-1132.