The Shefferson Lab is the Plant/Fungal Evolutionary Ecology Lab at the University of Tokyo's Organization for Programs in Environmental Science and Dept. of General Systems Studies. We study the eco-evolutionary dynamics and context of plants and fungi, with a particular focus on long-lived herbaceous perennials, such as orchids.

東京大学 広域システム科学系OPESにある4つの進化生態学研究室のうち、植物と菌類の進化生態学を扱うのがシェファーソン研です。私たちは、特に寿命の長い植物種とそれらに共生する菌類に注目して、植物と菌類のエコエボリューショナリーダイナミックスに関する研究をしています。国内留学に興味をお持ちの学部生・大学院生・ポスドクのみなさん、ご連絡をお待ちしております!


Recent news

Jan 2021: Our new paper introducing R package lefko3 is out in Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Nov 2020: R package lefko3 is out now on CRAN. Download it today!
Nov 2020: Congratulations to Shefferson lab alum Erin Coughlin on the acceptance of her paper in Restoration Ecology.
Nov 2020: See our new paper introducing R package lefko3 in Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Oct 2020: Our paper introducing R package lefko3 has been accepted for publication in Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Sept 2020:Congratulations to Colin Peros on his graduation with the MS in Environmental Sciences.
Aug 2020: R package lefko3 has been officially accepted for distribution through CRAN.
Jun 2020: Congratulations to grad student Colin Peros for passing his MS thesis defense.
Mar 2020: Congratulations to collaborator Hiroshi Ikeda for his recent paper in the Journal of Biogeography.

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