joscha beninde

Joscha Beninde

Postdoctoral Fellow

UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Newly arrived from his PhD in Germany, Joscha is using landscape genetics to understand how species survive and thrive in urban environments. At UCLA, he will be working on a collaborative project with the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge to map the genetic diversity of 15 species of plants, butterflies and vertebrates inhabiting the LA Basin. His goal is simple: to increase the biodiversity of native species across our city.


ucla la kretz 2021 annual lecture

UCLA La Kretz 2021 Annual Lecture

This event celebrates ten years of conservation research, featuring 3 minute lightening talks by each of our 13 past, current, and future La Kretz postdoctoral fellows. The presentations are followed…