Elizabeth Pansing
Ph.D. • 2014 • Tomback Lab
Department of Integrative Biology

Interests: I received my BA in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2010. Sometime after graduating, I realized that I wanted to conduct research on a topic that had long held my fascination: how trees persist in harsh environments and recover from population declines associated with disturbance. In the spring of 2014, I received my MSc from UCD after studying how microhabitat characteristics and cache pilferage influence patterns of conifer regeneration. That same semester, I entered UCD’s doctoral program. Currently, I am interested in understanding the biophysical drivers of conifer regeneration and the spatial distribution of mature trees on the landscape