Welcome to Karst Lab

Our research focuses on belowground interactions between plants, fungi and their environment to understand their ecology. Through a combination of field, lab and greenhouse experiments, we apply this knowledge to restore degraded ecosystems.

Lab News

April 15, 2019

Charlotte Thomasson has joined the lab for the summer with a NSERC USRA in hand. James Franklin won an ACA scholarship to dig around for fungi found in natural deposits of bitumen. Congratulations to both!


October 18, 2018

Nick Brown has started a MSc with us, Christine Simard has stayed on as a technician, and Andrea Simeon is doing an undergrad study.



Contact Us

Interested in joining the lab?
Please email justine.karst@ualberta.ca