High School Students
Griselda Montiel Parra
Databasing and Mapping
technicians assist with fieldwork, scientific illustration and data collection
for the REVSYS Vaejovidae Project.
assisted with the sequencing of vaejovid tissue samples and
outgroups at the AMNH from September 2004 to January 2005.
Ms. Delgado completed her B.Sc. in
Biology at the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional
México (UNAM). She has assisted with
the sequencing of vaejovid tissue samples and outgroups at the AMNH
since July 2005.
a technician at the Entomology Collection, Instituto de Biologia,
UNAM, accompanied Collaborator Oscar Francke for a week of fieldwork
in the Mexican states of Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco between
31 October–15 November 2004.
a former postdoc on a DNA Barcoding grant from the Richard Lounsbery
Foundation, assisted with the sequencing of vaejovid tissue samples
and outgroups at the AMNH during the second year of the project.
Scientific Assistant and Collections Manager in the Division of
Invertebrate Zoology, AMNH, Randy Mercurio assists the REVSYS
Vaejovidae project with fieldwork, processing and labelling of
specimens at the AMNH, as well as mentoring undergraduate and high
school students. Mercurio accompanied collaborator Warren Savary and
undergraduate students Kanvaly Bamba and Michelle McCoy for two
weeks (13–26 August 2004) of fieldwork in
southern California. Mercurio also joined Savary, PI Lorenzo
Prendini, and Ph.D. Student Edmundo González for 3 weeks (29 June–19
July, 2005) in the Baja California Peninsula, México, before
continuing on with González for 12 days (23 July–4
2005) traveling through the Mexican states of Estado de México,
Nayarit, Jalisco, and Colima. Mercurio spent 29 August–7 September,
2005, collecting with Prendini in southern California and Nevada.
Griselda Montiel Parra
at the Mexican National Acarology Collection, Griselda Montiel Parra
accompanied Collaborator Oscar Francke for several days at the
Lacandona Forest, Chiapas, Mexico during 21 May–7 June, 2005.
Ms. Sharma coordinated the acquisition of sequence data from
vaejovid tissue samples and outgroups at the AMNH from September
2004 to June 2005.
A professional Scientific Illustrator employed in the Division of
Invertebrate Zoology, AMNH, Steve Thurston is skilled in graphical
software techniques as well as traditional scientific illustration.
Mr. Thurston assists the REVSYS Vaejovidae project with
illustrations, images and graphics.
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