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.

Namesort icon Position Institution Taxonomy Team Taxonomy Team Role
Lydia Smith Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Fungi Team member
Lydiane Mattio Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Margarita Hadjistylli Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Maria Tonione Researcher Terrestrial vertebrates Squamata Team member
Matteo Garbelotto Adjunct Assistant Professor University of California, Berkeley Fungi General Team leader
Matthew Fujita Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates Gekkonidae Team member
Menelaos Stavrinides Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Peter Oboyski Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Lepidoptera Team member
Rava Taputuarai Private Consultant Plants Magnoliophyta / Angiospermae (flowering plants) Team member
Richard Hochberg Assistant Professor University of Massachusetts Lowell Marine invertebrates Marine invertebrates Team member
Sarah Bergemann Professor Middle Tennessee St University Fungi Rhizopogon spp Team member
Scott Fay Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Marine invertebrates General Team member
Seabird McKeon Graduate Student University of Florida Marine invertebrates Team member
Serge Planes Professor CNRS-EPHE: CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team leader
Todd Osmundson Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Fungi Rhizopogon spp Team member
Viacheslav Ivanenko Researcher Moscow State University Marine invertebrates Copepods (Crustacea) Team member
Willow Jorgensen Graduate student University of Hawaii Marine invertebrates Team member