Dr. Jonathan I. Bloch

Jon Bloch profileCurator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Florida Museum of Natural History
Dickinson Hall, Rm. 222
1659 Museum Road
Gainesville, Florida 32611-7800

Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2001

Concurrent Appointments

Professor of Geological Sciences, Anthropology, and Zoology.


Richard Hulbert – Vertebrate Paleontology Collection Manager

Jason Bourque – Fossil Preparator

Aaron Woodruff – Research Associate

Current External Funding

2021-2024 Collaborative Research: Integrative ecological perspectives on extinction processes – a multi-proxy case study of Hispaniolan subfossil and extant rodents, NSF-EAR-2047817, CoPI. $276, 219 ($93,828 to UF).

2018-2022 CSBR: Natural History: Big Data From Small Fossils: Curation and Digitization of Major Microvertebrate Paleontology Collections at the Florida Museum of Natural History, NSF-DBI-1756306, PI. $499,767

2018-2022 RAPID: High-Fidelity 3-D Digitization of Paleocene Vertebrate Fossils from Colombia: A Unique Opportunity for Science and Education, NSF-EAR-1839102, PI. $74,170

2017-2022 Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: oVert: Open Exploration of Vertebrate Diversity in 3D, NSF-DBI-1701714, CoPI. $808,235


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