Polar Bears International

René Malenfant

René Malenfant

René Malenfant is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta, Canada, working under Drs. Corey Davis and David Coltman. He has undergraduate honors degrees in computing science from St. Francis Xavier University and in evolutionary biology from the University of Alberta. Currently, he is working in collaboration with researchers at Environment and Climate Change Canada to investigate polar bear population structure and the genetic architecture of body size of polar bears.