Field & Molecular Ecology
Research in the Kartzinel Lab at Brown University focuses on conservation biology and is enriched by perspectives ranging from community ecology to genomics. We aim to understand the rules that determine where species live, who they interact with, and how they respond to perturbations. Our integrative approach spans scales from whole-ecosystem field experiments to DNA-based laboratory analyses to illuminate crucial processes in evolutionary ecology that are rare or otherwise difficult to observe.
To confront conservation challenges in the real world - climate change, extinction, maintaining ecosystem services - we need to engage with people. We collaborate with communities and organizations around the world to amplify the value of our conservation research.