The establishment and initial development of the GRR was funded by a grant from the Biological Research Collections program of the National Science Foundation.
The work supported by these funds was supervised and performed by three principal investigators and two curatorial assistants.
- David Reed
Associate Curator, Mammalogy
- Pamela S. Soltis
Curator, Genetic Resources Repository
Curator, Molecular Biology Laboratory
- Norris Williams
Curator and Keeper, Herbarium (Retired)
Current GRR Staff:
- Pamela S. Soltis, Curator
- Terry Lott, Collection Manager
In addition to the personnel directly involved in the project, the success of the GRR collection is the product of the collaboration of a large number of Florida Museum staff. This group includes: curators, collection managers, lab managers, lab assistants, graduate students, programmers and members of the Office of Museum Technology.