About Us

The St.Clair lab of Plant Ecology integrates, physiological, community and ecosystem ecology to understand how plant-environment interactions affect plant community development and ecosystem stability.  Major research themes include disturbance and invasion ecology, plant-animal interactions with a focus on herbivory and pollination biology, plant-plant interactions (facilitation and competition), plant-soil feedbacks, and global … More

Ph.D. Student Search

The St. Clair lab is looking for a PhD student to join our multi-institutional, long-term desert research in the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts.   Current studies are exploring a wide diversity of processes including plant invasions, pollination biology, plant-animal interactions including ants, soil crusts and microbial ecology, vegetation-climate interactions … More