Dr. Brian L. Fisher
bfisher [at] calacademy [dot] org
Brian's research focuses on exploring the diversity of ants on earth and ensure these results are available and used immediately for conservation action.
I created the annual Ant Course in 2001 (16 courses in 9 countries, 452 students from 53 countries), AntWeb.org in 2002 (world's largest online database on ants), and the Madagascar Biodiversity Center in 2004 (Museum in Antananarivo dedicated to biodiversity, conservation and education).
Dr. Flavia Esteves
Post Doc 2012 - Present
Flavia is working on the taxonomy of Stigmatomma, Discothyrea, and Lioponera in the Malagasy region is an active contributor to the AntCat project.
Dr. Gabi Camacho
Post Doc 2018 - Present
Gabi is leading the UCE phylogenetic component of the NSF funded Madagascar Microendemism project with Bonnie Blaimer (NCSU).
Ant Lab Research Assistants
Ant Lab Associates
Former student and Postdocs
Dr. Paco Hita Garcia
Former Postdoc at CAS where he worked on the Tetramorium of the Malagasy region. He is now a Postdoc with Evan Economo at OIST, Japan working on the global phylogeny of Tetramorium. Starting in January 2015, he will start his new position as Curator at Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt, Germany
Summer School for Systematics Interns
2010 SSI intern
Columbia University '12
Graduate student at UCD researching giant kelp biogeography and climate change.