Dr Jakob Vinther

Senior Lecturer · University of Bristol

Pioneer of ‘palaeocolour’ – studying and reconstructing fossil colour patterns

Dinosaur Camouflage Macroevolution Paleontology Dinosaurs Fossils

Aaron M. Bauer, PhD

Professor and Gerald M. Lemole Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology · College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Aaron Bauer, PhD, is a leading expert on reptiles, with a specialty in geckos, systematics and biogeography.

Natural History Collections Vertebrate Morphology Reptiles Systematics Biogeography

Dr. Marianne Mader

Managing Director, Earth & Space/Fossils & Evolution, Royal Ontario Museum · Co-Founder & Board Member, STEAMLabs Community Makerspace

Cultivating curiosity. Inspiring passion for exploration. Empowering people to engage with science & tech. www.mariannemader.com

Space Exploration Planetary Science Science Communication Maker Culture STEAM Education

Robert J. Sawyer

Science Fiction Writer · SFWRITER.COM Inc.

"Canada's foremost futurist" -- CBC Radio

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Daniel Peppe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director Department of Geosciences · Baylor University

Daniel Peppe's research focuses on understanding how plant and animal communities respond to changes in climate through Earth history.

Paleobotany Paleoclimatology Paleomagnatism Ecosystems Paleoecology

Dr Simon Underdown

Reader in Biological Anthropology in the Human Origins and Paleo-Environments Research Group · Oxford Brookes University

He researches human evolution - examining ancient DNA to reconstruct past human and animal life.

Public Engagement in Science Human Evolution Anthropology Ancient DNA Genetics

Larisa DeSantis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Studies mammal teeth and bones to determine how they responded to ancient climate change and reasons why they went extinct.

saber-tooth cats Paleoecology Ancient Australian Animals Ancient Climate Change Paleontology

Michael Savarese, Ph.D.

Expert in sea-level rise and environmental change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Savarese studies the history of environmental change in coastal areas and how this can inform the future.

Conservation Paleobiology Geologic History of Southwest Florida Climate Change Coastal Geology Sea Level Rise

James Harding

Instructor and Outreach Specialist · Michigan State University

Mr. Harding specializes in studying turtles, snakes, and Michigan amphibian and reptile species.

General Michigan Fossils Michigan turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders Herpetology General Michigan Wildlife

Lori Baker, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology · Baylor University

Anthropologist and forensic scientist specializing in skeletal and DNA analyses

Anthropology Indentification of Remains Forensic Analysis of Skeletal Remains Reuniting Families Project Remains Found Along Mexican Border

Steven Driese, Ph.D.

Professor, Geosciences · Baylor University

Dr. Driese focuses on the paleoclimate and paleolandscape records of soils preserved as paleosols in the geologic record.

Geosciences Sedimentology Geology Soil Paleopedology

Lauren B. Price

Assistant Professor, Biology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Price’s main area of research is the biology, behavior, and evolution of South American primates, both living and extinct.

Skeletal Biology Human Anatomy Evolutionary Biology Human Evolution Paleoanthropology

Rich Lenski

Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics · Michigan State University

“The Man Who Bottled Evolution”

Experimental Evolution Bacteria Digital Organisms Dynamics of Evolution Microbiology