MCZ Associates & Research Associates

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Gary Alpert

Associate, Museum of Comparative Zoology
Research Associate, Museum of Northern Arizona

Gary is an environmental biologist and MCZ Associate, specializing in ants. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1981 and has been conducting field studies on the ants of New England since 1990.

At present, Gary is also a Research Associate at the Museum of Northern Arizona, with research focused on the arthropod biodiversity of the Colorado Plateau (particularly ants).

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Bruno A. Souza de Medeiros

Bruno A. Souza de Medeiros

Associate, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

I am generally interested in understanding the origins of the spectacular insect diversity. For my thesis work, I am studying a little-known but very promising system of insect herbivores and their host plants: palms and their flower visitors.... Read more about Bruno A. Souza de Medeiros