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.
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.