Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of California, Irvine

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December 2, 2016

Our collaborative work on the temperature response of soil respiration was recently published in PNAS: “Temperature response of soil respiration largely unaltered with experimental warming”.

September 23, 2016

Check out our paper that just came out in Science: “Radiocarbon constraints imply reduced carbon uptake by soils during the 21st century”!

And related news coverage at The Guardian.

September 21, 2016

The Allison Lab is recruiting! We are searching for postdocs and PhD students to work on a DOE-funded project that aims to quantify microbial responses to drought and consequences for the carbon cycle. Positions are open in trait-based modeling and microbial community or physiological analysis. Check the advertisement and Join page for instructions.

August 30, 2016

A big congratulations to Nameer Baker for successfully defending his dissertation ”Climate drivers of microbial decomposition in southern California” on 8/29!

August 19, 2016

Congratulations to Nameer Baker for winning an Honorable Mention for the Elizabeth Sulzman Award, sponsored by the ESA Biogeosciences Section! The award recognizes his Ecology publication “Ultraviolet photodegradation facilitates microbial litter decomposition in a Mediterranean climate”. Also, Nameer will be defending his dissertation on August 29 at 1pm.

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