Michael Kearney and his daughter on a road trip catching lizards for measurement of the functional traits involved in water loss.

Michael Kearney: Towards a definition of functional ecology 2.0.

Michael Kearney, professor at the University of Melbourne, presents his latest work ‘Where do functional traits come from? The role of theory and models’. He discusses the importance of definitions in science, remembers the beginnings of our journal and shows his (not so) secret passion for lizards. About the paper What’s your paper about? Our paper is about the concept of a functional trait. This … Continue reading Michael Kearney: Towards a definition of functional ecology 2.0.

Joshua Garcia: dynamic network modelling for microbiome studies

Joshua Garcia is a third year PhD student in the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University studying rhizosphere microbiomes. In this post, he talks about his recent Perspective paper “Can dynamic network modelling be used to identify adaptive microbiomes?”

Joshua Garcia
Joshua Garcia
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