Studying the assembly, maintenance, and disassembly of ecological communities

Welcome to the Baiser Lab of community ecology where we are interested in the how, why, when, and where of ecological communities. We take empirical and theoretical approaches with a wide-range of organisms and systems to explore how species composition, traits, phylogenetic diversity, and interaction structure change over space and time.

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8/23 Ben, Shelby, and Isa present talks at ESA 2023 in Portland Oregon

6/23 Congrats Dr. Owen Schnieder on the defense of his dissertation!

11/2022 PhD student Owen Schnieder and Dr. Lauren Trotta give talks at the Pine Rockland Working Group Meeting

10/2022 sDiv working group Synthesizing Global Urban Biological Invasion Knowledge was funded. Wunderbar!