As an evolutionary community ecologist, I work to understand how environmental context (both biotic and abiotic) impacts the patterns and outcomes of an organism’s interactions with other species. I primarily work in plant–pollinator systems, which allow me to consider the importance of context-dependent interactions from both the plant and pollinator perspectives. From dissecting pollinator brains to manipulating snow melt in high alpine sites, I utilize a wide array of techniques to explore the ecological and evolutionary feedbacks between animal behavior and selection on plant traits.

 
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Heather M. Briggs, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher, Campbell Lab

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of California, Irvine

Irvine California, USA

hbriggs@uci.edu

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