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Dr Charlene Janion-Scheepers


Dr Charlene Janion-Scheepers
Lecturer
Email: charlene.janion-scheepers@uct.ac.za
Room 3.13, John Day Building

 

 

 

Research interests

I am a terrestrial invertebrate ecologist and physiologist. I am especially interested in the adaptation and plasticity of invertebrates’ responses to climate change and how these responses differ between introduced and indigenous species. To answer these questions, I mainly work on soil systems that are key for terrestrial ecosystem functioning - using springtails (Collembola) as exemplars and adopting a multidisciplinary approach incorporating physiology, traditional taxonomy, DNA barcoding and ecology.

Publications: click here http://collembola.co.za/dr-charlene-janion-scheepers/