People




 

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Kyle Tomlinson (Professor & PI)

Research focus: landscape conservation, forest ecology, savanna ecology, functional trait diversity (more here)

email: kylewtomlinson@gmail.com, kyle.tomlinson@xtbg.org.cn

 



 

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Mareike Roeder (Assistant Professor)

Research focus: liana diversity, community food webs, seedling strategies

email: mareike@xtbg.org.cn

 



 

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Yu Fei (Assistant Professor & Group Manager)

Research focus: distribution of spiny plants across environmental gradients in Yunnan Province, China.

email: yufei@xtbg.org.cn

 



 

Huang Xin  (Research assistant)

Responsibilities: administration, finances and student support

email: 15894349026@163.com

 



 

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Lu Yun (Research assistant)

Responsibilities: maintenance and monitoring of fragmentation plots.

 

 



 

Ravi workingRavi Chaturvedi (Postdoc)

Research focus: diversity and change in the savannas of Yunnan

email: ravikantchaturvedi10@gmail.com

 



 

Uriel Kangaroo1Uriel Gelin  (Postdoc)

Research focus: evolution and distribution of spiny plants, architectural efficiency of spiny plants to animal architectures

email: uriel@xtbg.org.cn

 



 

tristan feedingTristan Charles-Dominique  (Postdoc)

Research focus: plant architectural diversity across gradients of resources and disturbance

email: tristancd1@gmail.com

 



 

20150116_172340Mohammed Armani (PhD candidate)

Research focus:  Strategies of structural plant defence against vertebrates in Yunnan

email: tm2side@yahoo.co.uk

 



 

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Bonnie Pasion (PhD candidate)

Research focus: impact of forest fragmentation on microclimate and herbaceous plants in Menglun, Yunnan, China.

email: bonnie_updiliman@yahoo.com

 



 

Ralph Sedricke Lapuz (PhD candidate)

Research focus: Changes and conservation of savannas in Yunnan.

email: sedricke@xtbg.org.cn; sedricke15@gmail.com

 



 

Chu Yingying (PhD candidate)

Research focus: Phylogeography of some common species in recognised and unrecognised savannas in Yunnan, China.

email: chuyingying1026@163.com

 



 

Ma. Niña Regina M. Quibod (PhD candidate)

Research focus: Evolution of jaw shape in mammalian herbivores in response to plant physical defence.

email: mquibod@gmail.com



 

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Zhang Mengqi  (MSc candidate)

Research focus: herb diversity in savanna systems

email: zhangmengqi@xtbg.ac.cn

 



 

Wang Yejin (MSc candidate) 

Research focus: Architectural responses of spinescent and non-spinescent saplings to simulated herbivory

email: pzhwjg@126.com

 



 

Thiri Toe Khaing (MSc candidate) 

Research focus: Impact of fire on the taxonomic and functional diversity of herb communities in Myanmar Dipterocarp Forests.

email: thiritoekhaing87@gmail.com

 

 



 

PREVIOUS LAB MEMBERS

 



 
Nianxun paris3Xi  Nianxun (Assistant professor)

Research focus: community ecology, theoretical ecology, plant-soil interactions, grassland communities

email: nianxunxi@yahoo.com, xinianxun@xtbg.ac.cn

 

 



 

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Kingsly Beng  (PhD candidate)

Research focus: impacts of fragmentation and rubber plantations on litterfauna using a metabarcoding approach in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China.

email: bengkingsly2000@yahoo.com

 

 



 

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Shi Lingling  (Research assistant & PhD graduate)

Research focus: fungal diversity.

email: shill@xtbg.ac.cn

 

 



 

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Liu JiaJia (PhD graduate)

Research focus: forest fragmentation impacts on tree species in Menglun, Yunnan, China.

email: liujiajia.ecology@gmail.com

JiaJia’s personal website can be found here.

 

 



 

carla field pic redCarla Monoy (MSc graduate)

Research focus: impact of typhoons on species functional and compositional patterns in a 16-ha forest plot in Palanan, Philippines.

email: carla.monoy@gmail.com

 

 



 

Huang Guohualing 1 redHuang Guohualing (MSc graduate)

Research focus: distribution of seed and fruit sizes within forest fragments, diversity of rubber plantations.

email: huang.guohualing@gmail.com

 

 



 

20141203_165033Sreekar Rachakonda (MSc graduate)

Research focus: hunting pressure on vertebrates; diversity of rubber plantations

 email: rachakonda.sreekar@outlook.com

 

 



 

Xianhui copy Xianhui (MSc candidate) (co-supervised with Yann Surget-Groba and Aki Nakamura)

Research focus: community analysis of litter ants in forest fragments and rubber plantations by using traditional morphology and metabarcoding techniques.

email: shenxianhui2013@163.com

 

 

 

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