Scientists

man holding plant specimen

Remembering botanist Mark Whitten

The Florida Museum is saddened to announce the sudden death of botanist Mark Whitten. Whitten was well known for his love of living things, his collegial spi...
A brown frog

In Gabon with a professional frog-catcher

University of Florida Ph.D. student Gregory Jongsma has been obsessed with Africa’s wildlife since his childhood. Not the animals you might see on a safari, tho...
man showing fossil tooth to his young daughter

Alumni Q&A: Angelo Soto-Centeno

"I think one thing from the Florida Museum that I’ll always take with me is how approachable my collaborators were and how they had a genuine commitment to my s...