The Conservation Genetics research projects are:

Defining biologically significant units in spinifex (Triodia spp.) for improved ecological  restoration in arid Australia

Chief Investigators: A/Prof Pauline Grierson (UWA), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), A/Prof Charles Price (UWA), Prof Kingsley Dixon (BGPA), A/Prof Kevin Thiele (DEC), Dr Matt Barrett (BGPA). Australian Research Council, Rio Tinto, Chevron, 2012-2014.

Dispersal and persistence of large-seeded forest species under global environmental change.

Chief Investigators: Prof Neal Enright (Murdoch U), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Prof Ran Nathan (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Prof Byron Lamont (Curtin U), Dr Carole Elliot (Murdoch, BGPA). Australian Research Council, 2011-2013.

Establishing genetic guidelines for the effective restoration of seagrass meadows.

Chief Investigators: Prof Gary Kendrick (UWA), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), ProfKingsley Dixon (BGPA), A/Prof Michelle Waycott (JCU), Dr Liz Sinclair (UWA/BGPA). Australian Research Council, 2010-2013.

Managing evolutionary ecological process in restoring Banksia woodland resilient to global environmental changes.

Chief Investigators: Prof Richard Hobbs (UWA), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Prof Kingsley Dixon (BGPA). Australian Research Council 2010-2013.

A multidisciplinary research program to assess limiting factors and predict impacts of climate change for endangered Australian orchids.

Chief Investigators: Prof Rod Peakall (ANU), Prof Kingsley Dixon (BGPA), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Prof Linde (ANU), Prof Barrow (ANU), Prof Ghisalberti (UWA), Prof Hutchinson (ANU). Australian Research Council 2009-2013.

A molecular ecophysiological assessment of the importance of using local provenance seed in plant biodiversity restoration.

Chief Investigators: Prof Hans Lambers (UWA), Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Dr Erik Veneklaas (UWA), Dr John Koch (Alcoa). Australian Research Council, Alcoa World Alumina Australia, BHP Worsley, 2007-2013.

Assessment of population genetic variation and structure of Acacia karina, and its phylogenetic relationship to other Acacia species.

Chief Investigators: Dr Siegy Krauss (BGPA), Dr Paul Nevill (BGPA). Karara Mining Ltd. 2009-2013.

Genetic survey, provenance evaluation and seed conservation of three key tree species at Weeli Wolli Creek.

Chief Investigators: Dr Paul Nevill (BGPA), Dr Siegy Krauss, Dr Lucy Commander, Dr David Merritt. Rio Tinto Hammersley Iron Pty Ltd. 2011-2014.

Molecular systematics of the genus Lepidosperma (Cyperaceae).

Chief Investigators: Dr Matthew Barrett (BGPA), Dr Russell Barrett (BGPA). 2009-2013.