Current Personnel

Gavin Naylor
Gavin Naylor PhD
Program Director
Florida Program for Shark Research 352-273-1954

Tyler Bowling PhD student
Tyler Bowling
Program manager               PhD student     352-273-1949

Please send all questions and media inquiries to

Dr. Gavin Naylor or Tyler Bowling

Lei Yang
Lei Yang
Molecular lab Manager Postdoc Researcher

Shannon Corrigan
Shannon Corrigan Associate Researcher
David Swofford
David Swofford
Visiting Scientist
John Denton Postdoc Researcher
John Denton
Associate Researcher

Steven Byrum         PhD Student
Adrian lee
Adrian Lee                      MS Student
Joe Miguez              MS Student



Current Volunteers, Interns, and Independent Study Students


Emeriti Personnel

George Burgess
George Burgess
Director, Emeritus
Florida Program for Shark Research