Terrestrial ecosystems research group
Our research covers a vast range of topics, from genetics to large-scale meta-population dynamics and synchrony. Please visit our individual laboratory websites to learn more about specific research areas of focus and current projects. We welcome inquiries from potential collaborators and interested students.
Ecological and evolutionary processes of plants and the associated soil microbiome
Biotic interactions, resource availability and species pool interaction in plant communities
Kindscher Lab & Medicinal Plant Program
Plant community ecology and ethnobotany, native medicinal plants
Sikes Microbial Lab
Microbial ecology within ecological theory and as a basis for ecosystem management