matt heard’s 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 ecological, social, and economic impacts of global change. Our work is highly interdisciplinary and is aimed at addressing some of the most pressing issues around the world. Topics of research in the lab include examining the impacts of infectious disease, global climate change, and invasive species.

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

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Welcome to our lab webpage. Check out the links to find out more about who is working in the lab, what research Matt and his students are doing, what classes Matt is teaching, and what exciting news is coming out of the lab!