Brian Fisher: Chat with an Academy Scientist
Dr. Brian Fisher is passionate about ants. He specializes in the large-scale discovery, description, and naming of African and Malagasy ants. His inventory work in Africa and Madagascar demonstrates the feasibility and challenges of conducting global biodiversity inventories.
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Shannon Bennet talks about her work in microbiology. She is currently researching viruses spread by mosquitos.
Gary Williams Curator of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology talks about his work at the California Academy of Sciences.
ChrissyPitrowski Invertebrate Zoology and Geology Collection Manager talks about her work at the Academy.
Norm Penny Senior Collections Manager Entomology talks about the millions of insect specimens stored at the Academy of Sciences and why it's important to do collections based research.
Yolanda Bustos talks about the Academy Library, the collection that started in the 1800s, and working as an archivist at the California Academy of Sciences today.