Staff Biographies

Mark D. Ohman, Professor and Curator of Pelagic Invertebrates, has research interests in the population ecology of marine zooplankton. He earned his Ph.D. in Oceanography at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Linsey Sala, Assistant Museum Scientist/Collection Manager, earned her M.S. at San Diego State University in Biology emphasizing in Marine Ecology with her thesis focusing on Marine Invertebrate Larval Ecology, following a B.S. in Biology from Illinois State University where she emphasized in Insect Ecology.

Annie Townsend, Senior Museum Scientist/Collection Manager emerita, is a highly accomplished euphausiid taxonomist with over 30 years of experience working with these and other pelagic invertebrates. She earned a B.S. in Zoology from Alabama A&M University.