Happy New Year 2016 to all! On our first week of work for 2016, we already have some research visitors eager to conduct their studies on our collection and to collaborate with our experts. This augurs well for the rest of the year and we are counting on a productive time and a bountiful harvest of research output.
First we have Messrs. Pun Yeesin and Somsak Buatip, both of whom are Science Officers from the Faculty of Science & Technology, Prince of Songkla University, in Pattani, Thailand. They have come to learn more about the taxonomy and curation of freshwater crustaceans, molluscs, and fishes from our curators.
Next we have with us a long-time friend and collaborator, PD Dr. Christoph Scubart, lecturer at the Institut für Zoologie, Universität Regensburg, in Regensburg, Germany. Dr Schubart is here for a quick visit to work with Prof. Peter Ng on the revision of the systematics of the sesarmid crab genus Chiromantes and other related taxa.
Glad to have you here folks!