Matthew A. Albrecht

Matthew A. Albrecht

Associate Scientist in Conservation Biology, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Plant conservation, threatened plants and communities

Primary geographic interest: Ozarks and Southeastern US

Wendy Applequist

Wendy Applequist

Associate Curator, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Plant taxonomy, medicinal plants, natural product discovery

Primary geographic interest: United States, Madagascar

James Aronson

James Aronson

Senior Scientist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Science, practice, and policy of ecological restoration and rehabilitation

Primary geographic interest: Local, regional, national, global

John J. Atwood

John J. Atwood

Curatorial Assistant, Bryophyte Herbarium, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Bryology

Matthew Austin

Matthew Austin

Curator of Biodiversity Data, Herbarium, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: I am a biodiversity scientist who studies how plants and pollinators are impacted by global change. In my position at the Missouri Botanical Garden, I oversee digitization of the Garden's herbarium and perform research utilizing digital data.

Patricia Barberá-Sanchez

Patricia Barberá-Sanchez

Assistant Scientist, Africa and Madagascar Department, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject(s) of interest: Taxonomy and systematics of African plants

Primary geographic area of interest:  Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Madagascar

Burgund Bassuner

Burgund Bassuner

Science Specialist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Population genetics and plant conservation

Primary geographic area of interest: United States

Chris Birkinshaw

Chris Birkinshaw

Assistant Curator, Africa and Madagascar, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Management of protected areas (including sustainable use of natural resources, forest restoration, monitoring, control of invasive plant species) and ex-situ plant conservation (including field gene-banks)

Primary geographic interest: Madagascar

David Bogler

David Bogler

Missouri Botanical Garden

John Brinda

John Brinda

Assistant Scientist, Research, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Ecology, taxonomy, and conservation of bryophytes

Primary geographic area of interest: USA, Madagascar

Mónica Carlsen

Mónica Carlsen

Assistant Scientist - Education Coordinator, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Plant diversity and evolution

Primary geographic interest: Neotropics (Mexico and Brazil)

Bob Coulter

Bob Coulter

Director, Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Youth civic engagement and place-based education

Primary geographic interest: Global

Thomas Croat

Thomas Croat

PA Schulze Curator of Botany and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Taxonomy and ecology of Neotropical Araceae

Primary geographic interest: Neotropics

Christine Edwards

Christine Edwards

Stephen and Camilla Brauer Conservation Geneticist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Conservation genetics, molecular systematics, phylogeography, DNA metabarcoding, quantitative genetics, understanding response of plants to environmental stress (focusing mainly on plants of conservation concern)

Primary geographic interest: Americas and islands of the western Indian Ocean (Madagascar and the Mascarenes)

Kate Farley

Kate Farley

Assistant Scientist, William L. Brown Center

Primary subject of interest:  Ethnobotany, traditional ecological knowledge, community-based conservation, North American biodiversity, invasive species

Primary geographic interest:  United States

Eric Feltz

Eric Feltz

Missouri Botanical Garden

Roy Gereau

Roy Gereau

Assistant Curator and Director of Tanzania Botanical Research and Conservation Programme, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Floristics, plant taxonomy, and plant conservation

Primary geographic interest: Tanzania

Ashley Glenn

Ashley Glenn

Research Specialist, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Ethnobotany, food anthropology, refugee and immigrant cuisine

Primary geographic interest: Bosnia, United States

Alan Graham

Alan Graham

Curator of Paleobotany & Palynology, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Vegetation history, land bridges, migrations, natural history

Primary geographic interest: New World

Shirley Graham

Shirley Graham

Curator, Lythraceae and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Flowering plant systematics, Lythraceae

Primary geographic interest: Global

Jessica  Griffard

Jessica Griffard

Research Specialist, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Ethnobotany, artifacts made from plants, education

Primary geographic interest: Global

Robbie Hart

Robbie Hart

Assistant Curator, High Elevation Ethnobotany and GLORIA, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Mountains, ethnobotany, climate change

Primary geographic interest: Himalaya

Peter Hoch

Peter Hoch

Missouri Botanical Garden

Douglas Holland

Douglas Holland

Library Director, Peter H. Raven Library, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Biodiversity literature

Primary geographic area of interest: United States

Iván Jiménez

Iván Jiménez

Associate Scientist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Andes, Neotropics

Primary geographic interest: Global

Nisa Karimi

Nisa Karimi

Assistant Scientist, Science and Conservation Division, Africa and Madagascar Program, Missouri Botanical Garden

Quinn Long

Quinn Long

Director, Shaw Nature Reserve, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary geographic interest: Global

Pete Lowry

Pete Lowry

Senior Curator and Director, Africa and Madagascar Program, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest:  Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany

Calvin Maginel

Calvin Maginel

Ecological Resource Scientist, Shaw Nature Reserve, Missouri Botanical Garden

Mary Merello

Mary Merello

Missouri Botanical Garden

James Miller

James Miller

Missouri Botanical Garden

Olga Martha Montiel

Olga Martha Montiel

Missouri Botanical Garden

Jennifer Mullix

Jennifer Mullix

Assistant Director, Butterfly House, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Nature-based and informal education

Primary geographic interest: Saint Louis region

Rosa del C. Ortiz-Gentry

Rosa del C. Ortiz-Gentry

Colombia Program Coordinator, Science & Conservation Division, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Floristics, plant systematics, taxonomy and conservation

Primary geographic interest: Neotropics/Global

Nezka Pfeifer

Nezka Pfeifer

Museum Curator, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Museum studies, anthropology, conservation

Primary geographic interest: Global

Amy Pool

Amy Pool

Curatorial Assistant, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Floristics; Sharing science, the importance of biodiversity and conservation, and the significance of global climate change with the local public.

Primary geographic interest: Central America

Carmen Puglisi

Carmen Puglisi

Curator (Asia), Herbarium

Primary subject of interest:  Taxonomy of Southeast Asian flowering plants, esp. Ebenaceae and Gesneriaceae

Primary geographic area of interest:  Indonesia, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam

Armand Randrianasolo

Armand Randrianasolo

Curator, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Plant and ecosystem conservation, community-based conservation

Primary geographic interest: Madagascar

Peter Raven

Peter Raven

President Emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden

Jan Salick

Jan Salick

Missouri Botanical Garden

Adam Smith

Adam Smith

Ecologist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Global change and conservation

Primary geographic interest: Global

James Solomon

James Solomon

Missouri Botanical Garden

Peter F Stevens

Peter F Stevens

Professor of Biology, University of Missouri- Saint Louis; Curator and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Seed plant diversification and evolution

Primary geographic interest: Global

Charlotte M. Taylor

Charlotte M. Taylor

Curator and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Floristics

Primary geographic interest: Neotropics

Jordan Teisher

Jordan Teisher

Curator and Director of the Herbarium, Missouri Botanical Garden

J. Sebastián Tello

J. Sebastián Tello

Assistant Scientist, Center for Conservation and Sustainable Development, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Forest ecology and biogeography

Primary geographic interest Neotropics, Amazon, Andes, Global

Carmen Ulloa

Carmen Ulloa

Curator and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Plants

Primary geographic interest: Andes

Emily Warschefsky

Emily Warschefsky

Missouri Botanical Garden, Alice Brown Curator, Associate Scientist, William L. Brown Center

Peter Wyse Jackson

Peter Wyse Jackson

President and Researcher, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Biodiversity and plant conservation policies and practices, botanic garden development, conservation biology, Irish ethnobotany

Primary geographic interest: Global

Tad Yankoski

Tad Yankoski

Entomologist, Butterfly House, Missouri Botanical Garden

Primary subject of interest: Insect biodiversity and conservation, citizen science, insect husbandry

Primary geographic area of interest: Global, with a focus on animals of the tropics and Missouri