2020 Biology Diploma Ceremony

2020 Diploma Ceremony

UVA Biology People Kopeny

Mark Kopeny

Associate Professor of Biology, General Faculty
460 Chemistry Building
(434) 924-0677


  • B.S., Ecology, Ethology & Evolution, University of Illinois, 1979
  • M.S., Wildlife Management, Frostburg State College, 1984
  • Ph.D., Zoology, North Dakota State University, 1988


Representative Publications    

  • Kopeny, M., Grady, J., Matthews, W., Keller, S., and Lynch, A. (2008). Conservation Status of the Spotted Form of the Margined Madtom Noturus insignis in the Dan River: A Genetic, Morphological and Distributional Investigation. Final Report to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • Bowler, S., Burcher, C.L., Angermeier, P., Kopeny, M., Wynn, T., Green, L., Henderson, M., Shugart, H., Zeckoski, R., Jessick, J., Greer, K., Singleton, V., Aust, M., Otsby, B., Diplas, P. and Little, J. (2006). Development of Building Blocks to Prescribe Ecological Flows for the Rivanna River Watershed. Final Report to The Nature Conservancy.  
  • Kopeny, M.T. and M.L. Aiken. (2000). Determination of the native range of the orangefin madtom (Noturus gilberti) in Virginia. Final Report to Widlife Diversity Division, VA Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries.