Alex Buerkle

Evolutionary Genetics
Computational Biology

Office: Aven Nelson 202
PGP public key (CBE4A912)
ORCID 0000-0003-4222-8858
Alex Buerkle

I am a Professor in the Department of Botany and a faculty member in the Program in Ecology.


  • B.A., Honors Biology, University of Missouri, 1990
  • B.A., German, University of Missouri, 1990
  • Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Indiana University, 1997

Research Interests

  • Speciation
  • Hybridization
  • Genetics of adaptation

Courses at the University of Wyoming

Short courses and workshops

  • Bioinformatics for Adaptation Genomics (B@G3 2017), 5–11 February 2017 in Weggis, Switzerland.
  • Workshop on Population and Speciation Genomics, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. (2016 edition)
  • Population Genomics for Nonmodel Taxa – includes video of all lectures from the two-day workshop (sponsored by the AGA and held at Cornell University, Summer 2013)
  • Bayesian Models for Population Genomics (Lausanne, Switzerland, Spring 2012)