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Ansel Oommen

Ansel Oommen is a medical technologist, artist, and urban naturalist. He is training at NYBG in horticultural therapy and studies medical entomology at the University of Florida. He…

Megan Wilson

Dr Megan Wilson is an entomologist at Rutgers specializing in termites. She is a member of the Jessica L. Ware Lab at the American Museum of Natural History….

Adrienne Brundage

Dr Adrienne Brundage is an Instructional Assistant Professor of Entomology at Texas A&M University. She is an award-winning educator and a board certified forensic entomologist with expertise in…

Kelly O’Donnell

Dr Kelly O’Donnell is a plant evolutionary ecologist and Director of Science Forward at Macaulay Honors College. She has served as the scientific director of all nine of…

Jessica Ware

Dr Jessica Ware is Assistant Curator in Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History and director of the Jessica L. Ware Lab of Entomology, Evolution, Systematics…

Peter Park

Dr Peter Park is an evolutionary ichthyologist at Farmingdale State College. He is a longtime leader at Macaulay’s BioBlitzes and conducts numerous fish-related community science events throughout New…

Craig Trester

Craig Trester is a mycologist focused on educating residents of the New York City area about the benefits that fungi have for our health, environment, and society. Check…

James Lendemer

Dr James Lendemer is a lichenologist and Associate Curator, Institute of Systematic Botany, at the New York Botanical Garden. Check out both of our Lichen Virtual Taxon Leaders in…

Gautam Surya

Dr Gautam Surya is an ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society specializing in avian biodiversity.

Jessica Allen

Dr Jessica Allen is a biologist at Eastern Washington University specializing in lichens. She is the co-discoverer of three species of lichen, including Japewiella dollypartoniana (Dolly’s Dots) and…