heard lab


Matt Heard is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Winthrop University. He and members of his lab are working to understand the impacts of biological, environmental, and human-induced disturbances on native species and ecosystems. Our work is highly interdisciplinary and is aimed at addressing some of the most pressing conservation issues around the world. Topics of research in the lab include invasive species, infectious disease, and climate change.

Please check out the rest of the webpages above for information on specific research projects we are conducting, what grants we’re applying for, and what publications/news have come out about Matt and his students.

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