Elissa was a postdoctoral scholar in the Karp Lab from 2017-2020. Her research is situated at the interface of conservation and agriculture and strives to understand how production landscapes can support biodiversity and benefit from the services provided by intact, ecological communities.
Daniel was a postdoctoral scholar in the Karp Lab from 2019-2021. His research is focused on sustainable agriculture and how local and landscape management can help optimize the delivery ecosystem services to better balance biodiversity conservation and agricultural production.
Naresh was a postdoctoral scholar in the Karp Lab from 2020-2021 and then a project science from 2021-2022. Naresh’s interdisciplinary research focuses on elucidating how dynamics within microbial communities affect ecosystem processes, including foodborne disease suppression.
Katia was an undergraduate in the Karp Lab from 2020-2022. She is interested in climate change in changing landscapes, with an emphasis on Mediterranean climates, and the adaptations Passerine birds are undergoing due to anthropogenic changes.