Each major taxonomic group of the MBP is led by an expert who is responsible for assembling the team, coordinating field collections, taxonomic identification and curation of specimens.

Name Position Institution Taxonomy Team Taxonomy Team Rolesort icon
Maria Tonione Researcher Terrestrial vertebrates Squamata Team member
Matthew Fujita Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates Gekkonidae Team member
Sarah Bergemann Professor Middle Tennessee St University Fungi Rhizopogon spp Team member
Seabird McKeon Graduate Student University of Florida Marine invertebrates Team member
Viacheslav Ivanenko Researcher Moscow State University Marine invertebrates Copepods (Crustacea) Team member
Benjamin Carter Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Lydia Smith Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Fungi Team member
Richard Hochberg Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts Lowell Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
April Yang Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Jon Norenburg Research Zoologist and Curator of Nemertea Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Team member
Willow Jorgensen Graduate student University of Hawaii Marine invertebrates Team member
Andrea Crowther Graduate student University of Kansas Marine invertebrates Team member
Menelaos Stavrinides Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Margarita Hadjistylli Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Hanna Stewart Researcher Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
Franck Lerouvreur Scientific Dives Manager Criobe Moorea (CNRS-EPHE) Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Erwan Delrieu-Trottin PhD Student Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member