Carlos Garcia-Robledo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut (Starting Fall 2016)

Interactions and global change





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In my laboratory, we study ecological and evolutionary consequences of global change on plant-animal interactions.

To address this fascinating topic, we combine field and laboratory experiments with biodemography, quantitative genetics and molecular biology to understand how herbivores, pollinators and seed dispersers adapt to novel environments, for example, novel host plants or projected global warming.

We study interactions in some of the most endangered ecosystems on earth, such as tropical rain forests, montane forests and high-elevation ecosystems in Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico.

Contact information:
Carlos Garcia-Robledo


Research Associate
Departments of Botany and Entomology

National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
Washington D.C., USA





Last update: May 2016