Current members

Daijiang Li

Daijiang Li

PI. Quantitative Ecologist. Interested in how global changes have and will affect ecological communities. Assistant professor at the Department of Biological Sciences and CCT, Louisiana State University
Flavia Montaño

Flavia Montaño

Postdoc. Flavia is widely interested in the drivers of biological diversity and has focused mostly on how animal and plant communities respond to changing conditions across elevations. She enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, dancing and doing handicrafts.
Pablo Moreno Garcia

Pablo Moreno Garcia

Postdoc. Pablo is interested in ecological interactions, specifically in temporal and spatial changes of plant-pollinator relationships in responses to global change. He enjoys hiking, traveling, painting, and reading.
Evelin Reyes

Evelin Reyes

PhD student. Evelin is interested in biodiversity, population ecology, data analysis, and how climate change is affecting and modifying ecosystems. Also, she enjoys hiking, camping, yoga, and chess.
Linta Islam

Linta Islam

PhD student.Linta is interested in ecology and data science, especially on leveraging deep learning approaches to study ecological questions. She enjoys movies, music, and traveling.
Rohit Jha

Rohit Jha

PhD student. Rohit is broadly interested in biological invasions, altitudinal shift of plant communities, plant-animal interaction, and coupled human and natural systems. He enjoys cooking, hiking, poetry, and reading.
Grace Harden

Grace Harden

Undergraduate student. Grace is interested in sustainability and climate issues in animal production systems and ecology. She enjoys reading, gardening, and volunteering at the Baton Rouge Zoo.
You?

You?

I am looking for a Technician (start as soon as possible), a postdoc, and 1-2 PhD students. See the join us page for more information Feel free to contact me through ✉️ to discuss ideas.

Former members

Alexis Benoit

Alexis Benoit

Undergraduate student. Alexis is interested in biodiversity and physiological ecology. She enjoy running, hiking, and traveling.

Harroop Bedi

Undergraduate student. Harroop was a CCT REU in the lab for summer 2021.
Sofia Darst

Sofia Darst

Undergraduate student. Sofia worked with Alexis on the lifeplan project.

Sarah Degeyter

Undergraduate student. Sarah worked in the lab in spring 2022.
Matthew Blanchard

Matthew Blanchard

Research Associate. Matt has broad research interests in ecology, biodiversity, and conservation biology.