Heather McGray
Patterson Labs 515 • 512-475-6479 • hmcgray@mail.utexas.edu • fax: 512-471-3878

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Heather is interested in examining how the mechanisms that contribute to biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships shift across levels of ecological organization and environments. Specifically, her research investigates how these mechanisms may be influenced by human mediated changes to the environment, which may impact diversity and modify abiotic conditions. To do this, she use trait-based approaches to understand how phenotypic variation in ecological communities contributes to function and evolutionary processes.