Research

Visiting Scientists

December 2016
Dr Anne-Marie Bacon

CNRS – Centre national de la recherche scientifique

Specimen examination of mammal skulls.

Dr Kazuhiro Ohira

Museum of Nature and Human activities

Dr Yasuhiro Ohshima

Mie Museum

Lepidoptera Taxonomist

Dr Yoshiaki Hashimoto

Museum of Nature and Human activities

Dr Alexey Reshchikov

College of Ecology and Evolution, Sun Yat-sen University

Sorting and identifying Ichneumonidae Wasps

Nasihin Seth

Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Species examination of marine catfishes

Lam-Phua Sai Gek

Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency

Examination of Culicidae collection

Yeo Huiqing

Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency

Examination of Culicidae collection

November 2016
Dr David Lane

Examination of echinoderm specimens

October 2016
Du Rosa Celia Poquita

National University of Singapore

Specimen examination of Pocillopora (Cnidaria)

Nickel Jean Lagare

Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology

Research collaboration & specimen examination of freshwater crabs from Mindanao, Philippines.

Arlo Hinckley Boned

Estación Biológica de Doñana-CSIC

Specimen examination of Eulipotyphla

September 2016
Dr. Bertrand Richer de Forges

Noumea, New Caledonia

Specimen examination of spider crab genera in the families Epialtidae, Inachidae & Majidae

Reizl P Jose

Bohol Island State University

Entomological Sorting & Identification

 

Kay P Ramos

Western Mindanao State University

Entomological Sorting & Identification

Dr Sheryl Yap

UPLB Museum of Natural History, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Examination of Derbidae and Curculionidae collection

Dr David Lane

Bohol Island State UniversityEntomological Sorting & Identification

Specimen examination, identification, and deposition of echinoderm specimens.

July 2016
Reizl P Jose

Bohol Island State UniversityEntomological Sorting & Identification

Specimen examination: hermit crabs, esp. Diogenidae

Kay P Ramos

Western Mindanao State University

Entomological Sorting & Identification

Dr Daisy Wowor

Bogor Zoological Museum, LIPI, Indonesia

Mrs Marivene Manuel-Santos

National Museum, Manila, Philippines

Ms Conni Sidabalok

James Cook University, Australia

Specimen examination: cirolanid isopods

Mr Jannes Landschoff

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Specimen examination: hermit crabs, esp. Diogenidae

Mr Jonas Geburzi

Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Wadden Sea Station Sylt, Germany

Specimen examination: Hemigrapsus spp.

Ms Ya'arit Levitt Barmats

Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Specimen examination: Caridea esp. Atyidae & Palaemonidae

Ms Sarah Hayer

Zoologisches Museum der Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany

SSpecimen examination: brachyuran reproductive biology/anatomy

Dr Stephanie Köhnk

Zoologisches Museum Kiel, Germany

Specimen examination: thoracotreme & heterotreme pleon-holding mechanisms

Dr Shane Ahyong

Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia

Specimen examination: Stomatopoda; Majoidea & other brachyurans

Dr Dwi Listyo Rahayu

Research Center for Oceanography, LIPI, Indonesia

Specimen examination: hermit crabs, esp. Diogenidae; Pilumnoidea

Dr Shih Hsi-Te

National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan

Specimen examination (crabs): Potamoidea, Gecarcinucoidea, Ocypodoidea)

Dr Jason Williams

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, USA

Specimen examination: Isopoda Bopyroidea

Dr Christopher Boyko

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA

Specimen examination: Isopoda Bopyroidea, Anomura Hippioidea

Dr Peter Castro

California State University, Pomona, CA, USA

Specimen examination (crabs); Goneplacidae, Rhizopinae, Trapezioidea

Dr Amanda Winsor

US Food & Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA

Specimen examination: Portunus sensu lato

Dr John Markham

Arch Cape Marine Laboratory, OR, USA

Scan collection for specimens infected with bopyrid isopods

Prof Sun Hongying

Nanjing Normal University, China

Specimen examination: Chinese freshwater crabs

Dr Ji Yongkun

Nanjing Normal University, China

Specimen examination: Chinese freshwater crabs

Chu Kelin

Nanjing Normal University, China

Specimen examination: Chinese freshwater crabs

Shui Yifang

US Food & Drug Administration, College Park, MD, USA

Specimen examination: Portunus sensu lato

Dr Jeong Hyeon-Geong

National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, South Korea

June 2016
Dr Patrick Grootaert

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium

Ms Victoria Morgan

University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

Specimen examination for population genetics of Gecarcinidae (land crabs)

Ms Catherine Craig

University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, USA

Specimen examination of Paguroidea, Diogenidae (hermit crabs).

April 2016
Dr. Charles Leh

Sarawak Museum, Malaysia

Dr. Chavalit Vidthayanon
Miss Clare Wilkinson

Imperial College London, London, UK

Specimen examination and identification of Sabah freshwater fishes

Dr. Tohru Naruse

University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan

Specimen examination of various brachyuran families (Ocipodoidea, Xanthoidae, etc)

March 2016
Earl of Cranbrook
Dr. Robert Stuebing

The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Chief Scientific Officer and International Coordinator for RIMBA-Sarawak Project

February 2016
Dr. Wan Faridah Akmal Jusoh

WWF-Malaysia

Research on Firefly (Lampyridae) systematics and other luminescent coleopterans

Dr. Yang Chien-Hui

National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan ROC

Visiting fellowship cum post-doctoral attachment. Research on slipper lobster (Scyllaridae) systematics and assistance with curation of non-brachyuran crustaceans in the Zoological Reference Collection

Dr. Shane Ahyong

Marine Invertebrates Department, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Specimen examination of mantis shrimps (Stomatopoda)

Dr. Bertrand Richer de Forges

Noumea, New Caledonia

Specimen examination of spider crab genera in the families Epialtidae, Inachidae & Majidae

Dr. John W. Ismay and Barbara Ismay

John and Barbara are experts in Diptera: Chloropidae (Frit flies / Grass  flies)
They were here in late Feb & early Mar to look at the Chloropidae specimens.

John is an Honorary Associate Curator from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

Mr. Patrick John Ciccotto

Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesvilla, Florida, USA

Specimen examination of Crossocheilus and Lobocheilos (Cyprinidae)

Dr. Robert Stuebing

The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Chief Scientific Officer and International Coordinator for RIMBA-Sarawak Project

Mr. Roy Larimer

Visionary Digital Imaging Systems

PD Dr. Christoph Schubart

Universität Regensburg, Institut für Zoologie, Germany

Revision of the systematics of the sesarmid crab genus Chiromantes and other related taxa

Mr. Pun Yeesin

Prince of Songkla University, Pattani, Thailand

Taxonomy and curation of freshwater crustaceans, molluscs, and fishes

Mr. Somsak Buatip

Prince of Songkla University, Pattani, Thailand

Taxonomy and curation of freshwater crustaceans, molluscs, and fishes

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