about the Researchers

The Scientists Behind the Research

 
 
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Dr. Kabir Peay

Professor of Biology, Stanford University

Research Interests: Plant-fungal interactions

Website: https://mykophile.com

 
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Dr. Judith Bronstein

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona

Research Interests: How population processes, abiotic conditions and community context determine net effects of the interactions for the fitness of each participant species.

 
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Dr. James Estes

Professor of Ecology and Evolution, University of California Santa Cruz

Research Interests: Coastal marine community ecology, particularly the influences of vertebrate consumers on benthic community structure.

 
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Dr. Stacey Philpott 

Professor of Environmental studies, University of California Santa Cruz

Research Interests: Ecology, conservation, and sustainability of agroecosystems. Understanding how ecological processes and interactions in agricultural systems may promote human livelihoods.

 
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Dr. Meg Foley

Director of Global Initiatives and Senior Scientist in Plant Conservation, California Academy of Sciences

Research Interests: The science of canopy ecology. Mapping biodiversity in forest canopies and to champion forest conservation around the world, innovating new research methods and conservation strategies along the way.