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Name Surname Address Interests Position
Wataru Abe

Department of Biology;
Dokkyo Medical University;
Mibu, Tochigi 321-0293;
Japan


tel: 0081 (0)282 872 118
fax: 0081 (0)282 866 214


e-mail: wabe@dokkyomed.ac.jp

taxonomy, phylogeny,  biogeography Associate Professor
Byron Adams

Department of Biology;
401 WIDB;
Brigham Young University;
Provo, UT 84602-5181;
USA


tel: 001 801 422 3132
fax: 001 801 422 0090


e-mail: bjadams@byu.edu

phylogeny, evolution, molecular systematics, biogeography,
ecology
Associate Professor
Kasper Andersen

Department of Biology;
University of Copenhagen;
August Krogh Building;
Universitetsparken 13;
DK-2100 Copenhagen;
Denmark


e-mail: kasper.andersen@bio.ku.dk

genomics, transcriptomics, adaptations to extreme environments, morphology, physiology, phylogeny PhD Student
Cláudia Assunção

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG);
Institute of Biological Sciences (ICB);
Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627 E2-174;
Pampulha;
ZIP: 31.270-901;
p. o. box: 486;
Belo Horizonte;
Brazil


e-mail: cmlassuncao@gmail.com

taxonomy, phylogenetic systematics PhD
Rodolfo Barros

Positivo University;
Professor Pedro Viriato Parigot de Souza St.;
5300 Curitiba Paraná;
81280-330;
Brazil


e-mail: rodolfobarros@onda.com.br


Website

systematics, biogeography, ecology Adjunct Professor
Paul Bartels

Warren Wilson College;
Department of Biology;
CPO 6032;
P.O. Box 9000;
Asheville, NC 28815;
USA


e-mail: pbartels@warren-wilson.edu

ecology, behaviour, taxonomy Professor
Sara Calhim

Department of Biological and Environmental Science;
University of Jyväskylä;
PO Box 35;
FI-40014;
Finland


e-mail: s.calhim@gmail.com

evolution, sexual selection Researcher
Sandra Claxton

31 Bowman Ave;
South Camden;
NSW 2570;
Australia


e-mail: sclaxton8@bigpond.com

taxonomy, ecology, biogeography PhD
Michael Collins

Memorial University of Newfoundland;
Sty. John’s;
NL A1B 3X9;
Canada


tel: 001 7097377522


e-mail: collinsm@mun.ca

tardigrades of Newfoundland and Labrador PhD
Erica de Millo

Department of Zoology;
Martin Ryan Institute;
National University of Ireland Galway;
Galway City;
Ireland


tel: 00353 (0)91 492 903


e-mail: e.demilio1@nuigalway.ie

ecology, biogeography, phylogeny PhD Student
Susanna de Zio Grimaldi

Department of Zoology;
University of Bari;
Via Orabona 4;
70125 Bari;
Italy


e-mail: s.de.zio@biologia.uniba.it

ecology, taxonomy, biogeography Full Professor
Peter Degma

Department of Zoology;
Comenius University;
Mlynska Dolina B-1;
SK-842 15 Bratislava;
Slovakia


e-mail: degma@fns.uniba.sk

faunistics, ecology Scientific Assistant
Miloslav Devetter

Institute of Soil Biology;
Czech Academy of Sciences;
Na Sadkach 7;
370-05 Ceskie Budejovice;
Czech Republic


e-mail: devetter@upb.cas.cz

ecology, taxonomy, soil biology, limnology Researcher
Markus Dicht

Center of Tardigrade Research:  Talstrasse 22;
CH-4586  Kyburg - Buchegg;
Switzerland


e-mail: info@tardires.ch


Website

physiology, ecology, molecular phylogeny, genomics, behaviour, bryosystems PhD
Soren Faurby

Ecology and Genetics;
Institute of Biology;
University of Aarhus;
Ny Munkegade - Building 1540;
8000 Arhus C;
Denmark


e-mail: soren.faurby@biology.au.dk

biogeography,
taxonomy,
evolutionary and ecological aspects of cryptobiosis
PhD Student
Paulo Fontoura

Department of Zoology and Anthropology;
Faculty of Sciences;
University of Porto;
Rua Campo Alegre s/n;
4169-007, Porto;
Portugal


tel: 00351 220402754


e-mail: pfontoura@fc.up.pt

taxonomy, behaviour Associate Professor
Piotr Gąsiorek

Department of Entomology;
Institute of Zoology
Jagiellonian University;
Gronostajowa 9;
30-387 Kraków;
Poland


e-mail: piotr.lukas.gasiorek@gmail.com

biogeography, morphology, phylogeny, taxonomy MSc Student
John Gibson

Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies;
University of Tasmania;
Private Bag 77;
Tasmania 7001;
Australia


e-mail: john.gibson@utas.edu.au

Antarctic tardigrades, paleolimnology Honorary Research Fellow
Bob Goldstein

Biology Department;
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Chapel Hill, NC 27510-3280;
USA


e-mail: bobg@unc.edu


Website

EvoDevo Associate Professor
Vladimir Gross

Department of Zoology;
University of Kassel;
Heinrich-Plett-Str. 40;
34132 Kassel;
Germany


tel: 001 403 254 3731
fax: 001 403 531 9136


e-mail: veegross@gmail.com

EvoDevo, functional morphology, marine tardigrade biodiversity PhD Student
Gary Grothman

St. Mary’s University College;
14500 Bannister Rd. SE;
Calgary, Alberta;
T2X 1Z4;
Canada


tel: 001 403 254 3731
fax: 001 403 531 9136


e-mail: gary.grothman@stmu.ca

taxonomy, immunology Assistant Professor
Roberto Guidetti

Department of Animal Biology;
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia;
Via Campi 213/D;
41100, Modena;
Italy


tel: 0039 059 2055555
fax: 0039 059 2055548


e-mail: guidetti.roberto@unimore.it


Website

ecological physiology,
extreme environmental physiology
Researcher
Noemi Guil

National Museum of Natural History (CSIC);
Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology;
Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2;
28006 - Madrid;
Spain


tel: 0034 91 5618600 (ext. 1283)


e-mail: nguillopez@gmail.com
or:        nguillopez@mncn.csic.es

taxonomy, phylogeny, biodiversity, ecology PhD
Steffen Hengherr

Stuttgart University;
Institute of Biology;
Zoologie Pfaffenwaldring 57;
70569 Stuttgart;
Germany


tel: 0049 711 68565089
fax: 0049 711 68565096


e-mail: steffen.hengherr@bio.uni-stuttgart.de

biochemical and physiological mechanisms of cryptobiosis PhD Student
Juliana Hinton

Department of Biology and Health Sciences;
McNeese State University;
Box 92000;
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609;
USA


e-mail: jhinton@mcneese.edu

taxonomy, biogeography Assistant Professor
Karin Hohberg

Senckenberg Museum of Natural History in Gorlitz;
Sonnenstr. 19;
P.O.B. 300154;
D-02806 Gorlitz;
Germany


tel: 0049 03581 47605531


e-mail: Karin.Hohberg@senckenberg.de

ecology, behaviour Researcher
Daiki Horikawa

NASA Ames Research Center;
Mail Stop 239-20;
Bldg N239 Rm 377;
Moffett Field;
CA 94035;
USA


e-mail: horikawadd@gmail.com

ecological physiology,
extreme environmental physiology
PostDoc
Thomas Hygum

Department of Biology;
University of Copenhagen;
August Krogh Building;
Universitetsparken 13;
DK-2100, Copenhagen

Denmark


e-mail: thomas.hygum@bio.ku.dk

cryptobiosis, ecology, evolution, genetics, genomics, physiology PhD Student
Valentina Inshina

I.I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology;
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
B. Khmelnytskogo 15;
Kyiv, 01601;

Ukraine


e-mail: valentinainshina@gmail.com

taxonomy, biogeography, ecology

PhD Student
Helen Ivarson

Lund University;
Theoretical Ecology;
Ecology Building;
S-223 67 Lund;
Sweden


e-mail: helen.ivarsson@teorekol.lu.se


Website

life histories and the evolution of cryptobiosis PhD Student
Kamil Janelt

Department of Animal Histology and Embryology;
University of Silesia;
Bankowa 9;

40-007 Katowice;

Poland


e-mail: kamil.janelt@gmail.com

gametogenesis, reproduction, tardigrade biology and anatomy, embryo development, ultrastructure PhD Student
Javier Jerez-Jaimes

Faculty of Sciences;
Universidad Industrial de Santander;
Bucaramanga;
Colombia


e-mail: javjerez@yahoo.es
or:        javjerez@hotmail.com

taxonomy, ecology, palaeontology, relationships tardigrades-bryophytes, bioindication Instructor
Carl Johansson

Fresno City College;
Biology Department;
North American Tardigrade Team;
1101 E University Avenue;
Fresno, CA 93741;
USA


tel: 001 559442 4600 8084


e-mail: carl.johansson@fresnocitycollege.edu

Life Histories, ecological parameters, species distribution (biogeography and mechanisms) Professor
Ingemar Jönsson

School of Education and Environment;
Kristianstad University;
SE-291 88 Kristianstad;
Sweden


tel: 0046 44 203429
fax: 0046 44 203403


e-mail: ingemar.jonsson@hkr.se


Website

evolution, ecology, life histories, cryptobiosis, desiccation tolerance, radiation tolerance Associate Professor
Aslak Jørgensen

Laboratory for Molecular Systematics;
Natural History Museum of Denmark;
University of Copenhagen;
Sølvgade 83;
DK-1307 Copenhagen K;
Denmark


e-mail: aslak@snm.ku.dk
or:       
aslakjorgensen@gmail.com

phylogeny, biodiversity and taxonomy of marine tardigrades Associated Research Professor
Łukasz Kaczmarek

Department of Animal Taxonomy
and Ecology;
Adam Mickiewicz University;
Umultowska 89;
61-614 Poznań;
Poland


tel: 0048 606 384 687


e-mail: kaczmar@amu.edu.pl


Website

taxonomy,  biogeography Associate Professor
Ian Kinchin

Department of Higher Education;
University of Surrey;
Guildford GU2 7XH;
United
Kingdom


e-mail: i.kinchin@surrey.ac.uk

ecology, evolution, history of research, educational potential Professor
Yevgen Kiosya

Department of Biological Sciences;
V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University;
Svobody sq. 4;
61077, Kharkiv;
Ukraine


e-mail: yevgenkiosya@gmail.com

taxonomy, biogeography, ecology, reproduction PhD Student
Reinhardt Kristensen

Invertebrate Department;
Zoological Museum;
University of Copenhagen;
Universitetsparken 15;
DK-2100 Copenhagen O;
Denmark


tel: 0045 35 32 11 18
fax: 0045 35 32 10 10


e-mail: rmkristensen@snm.ku.dk


Website
Arctic station website

marine and Arctic tardigrades, traditional and molecular taxonomy Full Professor, Director of Arctic Station
Takekazu Kunieda

Department of Biological Sciences;
Graduate School of Science;
University of Tokyo;
7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku;
Tokyo 113-0033;
Japan


tel: 0081 358 417 582


e-mail: kunieda@biol.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp

molecular and functional analyses, including genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics Assistant Professor
Natuschka Lee

Lab of Microbial Systems Ecology (MSE);
Department of Microbiology;
Technical University of Munich (TUM);
Am Hochanger 4;
D-85354 Freising;
Germany


tel: 0049 (0) 8161 71 5444
fax: 0049 (0) 8161 71 5475


e-mail: nlee@microbial-systems-ecology.de


Website

microbiology, ecology, symbiotic biology Assistant Professor
Xiaochen Li

College of Life Sciences;
Shaanxi Normal University;
Xian, Shaanxi 710062;
China


e-mail: xiaochen@snnu.edu.cn

taxonomy, biogeography, thermal biology Assistant Professor
Oscar Lisi

Department of Animal Biology;
University of Catania;
Via Androne 81;
95124 Catania;
Italy


e-mail: grandeveget@libero.it

taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography Assistant Professor
Brian Mackness

School of Arts and Creative Enterprise;
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education;
Central Queensland University Rockhampton;
QLD 4702;
Australia


e-mail: bsmackness@hotmail.com

history of tardigrade research and tardigrade imagery PhD Student
Nigel Marley

Marine Biology & Ecology Research Centre;
University of Plymouth (BGB301);
Drake Circus;
Plymouth;
PL4 8AA;
United Kingdom


e-mail: nigel.marley@plymouth.ac.uk


Website

taxonomy,
biogeography,
phylogeny,
community, ecology
Researcher
Sandra McInnes

British Antarctic Survey;
Madingley Road;
Cambridge;
CB23 0ET;
United Kingdom


tel: 0044 1223 221559
fax: 0044 1223 362616


e-mail: s.mcinnes@bas.ac.uk
      or: sjmc@pcmail.nerc-bas.ac.uk

Antarctic tardigrades, taxonomy, biogeography, population ecology PhD
Terje Meier

Prinsdalsfaret 20;
N-1262 Oslo;
Norway


tel: 0047 93 25 33 63


e-mail: t-meie@online.no

taxonomy, biogeography, ecology MSc
Harry Meyer

Box 92000;
Department of Biology;
McNeese State University;
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609;
USA


e-mail: hmeyer@mcneese.edu

ecology, biogeography Professor
Łukasz Michalczyk

Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research;
Jagiellonian University;
Gronostajowa 9;
30-387 Kraków;
Poland


tel: 0048 12 664 64 54


e-mail: LM@tardigrada.net


Website

evolution, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, morphology,  phenotypic plasticity Associate Professor
Randy Miller

Department of Biology;
Baker University;
Mulvane 102;
Baldwin City, KS 66006;
USA


e-mail: William.Miller@bakeru.edu

supporter Assistant Professor
Colleen Mitchell

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services;
Division of Plant Industry;
Citrus Health Response Program;
Vero Beach, Florida;
USA


e-mail: crmtichell80@gmail.com

life histories,
cryptobiosis
Environmental Specialist
Witold Morek

Department of Entomology;
Institute of Zoology
Jagiellonian University;
Gronostajowa 9;
30-387 Kraków;
Poland


e-mail: wmorek@op.pl

morphology, phylogeny, taxonomy MSc Student
Antonio Moreno-Talamantes

Especies, Sociedad y Hábitat, A.C.;
Privada Diamante Orloff 325;
Privada Cumbres Diamante;
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon;
C.P. 64346;
Mexico


e-mail: amorenot@prodigy.net.mx

taxonomy, biogeography, ecology PhD
Nadja Møbjerg

Department of Biology;
University of Copenhagen;
August Krogh Building;
Universitetsparken 13;
DK-2100, Copenhagen

Denmark


tel: 0045 35 32 16 53


e-mail: nmobjerg@bio.ku.dk

adaptations to extreme environments, morphology, physiology, phylogeny Associate Professor
Diane Nelson

Department of Biological Sciences;
East Tennessee State University;
Box 70703 ETSU;
Johnson City, TN 37614-1710;
USA


e-mail: nelsond@mail.etsu.edu


Website

taxonomy, phylogeny, ecology Professor Emerita
Brent Nichols

Sr. Executive Vice President;
Oasis Global Advisors;
7022 Morning Dove Loop W;
Lakeland, FL 33809;
USA


tel: 001 888 855 8629
mobile: 001 813 356 8144
fax: 001 813 487 9906


e-mail: bnichols@theoasisplan.com


Website

systematics, phylogeny, ecology PhD
Emma Perry

Center for Biodiversity;
Unity College;
90 Quaker Hill Road;
Unity, ME 04988;
USA


tel: 001 207 509 7212
fax: 001 207 512 1182


e-mail: eperry@unity.ed

taxonomy, biogeography, ecology Professor
Giovanni Pilato

Department of Animal Biology;
University of Catania;
Via Androne 81;
95124 Catania
;
Italy


e-mail: pilato@unict.it

systematics, morphology, biogeography, phylogeny Professor Emeritus
Izabela Poprawa

Department of Animal Histology and Embryology;
University of Silesia;
Bankowa 9;

40-007 Katowice;

Poland


e-mail: izabela.poprawa@us.edu.pl

reproductive strategies, gametogenesis, embryo development,  ultrastructure Assistant Professor
Lorena Rebecchi

Department of Animal Biology;
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia;
Via Campi 213/D;
41100, Modena;
Italy


tel: 0039 059 2055553
fax: 0039 059 2055548


e-mail: rebecchi.lorena@unimore.it


Website

reproductive strategies, cytogenetics, life history, cryptobiosis, ultrastructure, biogeography Associate Professor
Neil Redgate

Northern Highlands Ecological Research Centre;
24 Harland Road;
Castletown;
Caithness Highland;
KW14 8UB;
United Kingdom


tel: 0044 (0) 1847 821495


e-mail: nherc@ndres.co.uk
            nredgate2@ndres.co.uk

ecology, community ecology, biogeography, biodiversity, taxonomy Naturalist and Research Ecologist
Milena Roszkowska

Department of Animal Taxonomy
and Ecology;
Adam Mickiewicz University;
Umultowska 89;
61-614 Poznań;
Poland


e-mail: mil.roszkowska@gmail.com

taxonomy MSc Student
Harikumar Raghukumaran Suma

FA-08, Department of Biochemistry;
Biological Sciences Building;
Indian Institute of Science;
Bangalore, Karnataka-560012;
India


e-mail: harirs@biochem.iisc.ernet.in

biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, metabolomics Researcher
Chester Sands

British Antarctic Survey;
Madingley Road;
Cambridge;
CB23 0ET;
United Kingdom


e-mail: cjsan@bas.ac.uk

molecular ecology, phylogeography, systematics, biogeography Research Scientist
Mike Shaw

217 Lancaster Gate Drive, No. 301;
Midlothian, VA 23113;
USA


tel: 001 804 7947890


e-mail: mike@mikeshawtoday.com


Website

taxonomy Naturalist
Ralph Schill

Stuttgart University;
Institute of Biology;
Zoologie Pfaffenwaldring 57;
70569 Stuttgart;
Germany


tel: 0049 711 68569143
fax: 0049 711 68565096


e-mail: ralph.schill@bio.uni-stuttgart.de


Website

biochemical and biophysical adaptations to environmental extremes, stability of cells, stress proteins,
cryptobiosis
PhD
Daniel Stec

Department of Entomology;
Institute of Zoology
Jagiellonian University;
Gronostajowa 9;
30-387 Kraków;
Poland


e-mail: daniel_stec@interia.eu

morphology, phylogeny, taxonomy PhD Student
Jonathon Stone

Life Sciences Building;
McMaster University;
1280 Main Street West;
Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1;
Canada


e-mail: jstoner@mcmaster.ca

tardigrade biology Associate Professor
Atsushi Suzuki

Department of Biology;
Keio University School of Medicine;
Hiyoshi, Yokohama 223-8521;
Japan


e-mail: chu@a6.keio.jp

comparative anatomy, life histories Associate Professor
Ellen Tarr

Department of Microbiology and Immunology;
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine;
Midwestern University;
19555 N. 59th Ave.;
Glendale, AZ 85308;
USA


tel: 001 623 572 3725
fax: 001 623-572-3673


e-mail: etarrx@midwestern.edu

immunology Associate Professor
Jenny Tenlen

Department of Biology;
Seattle Pacific University;
3307 3rd Ave W;
Seattle, WA 98119;
USA


e-mail: tenlenj@spu.edu

developmental genetics, EvoDevo Assistant Professor
Alexei Tchesunov

Department of Invertebrate Zoology;
Biological Faculty;
Moscow State University;
Vorobyovy Gory;
Moscow 119 991;
Russia


e-mail: AVTchesunov@yandex.ru

taxonomy of marine tardigrades Professor
Denis Tumanov

Laboratory of Freshwater
and Experimental Hydrobiology;
Zoological Institute;
Academy of Sciences;
Universitetskaia emb. 1;
St. Petersburg 199 034;
Russia


e-mail: tardigrada@zin.ru

ecology, taxonomy, soil biology, limnology Researcher
Bela Vargha

Rákóczi utca 119;
H-1196 Budapest;
Hungary


e-mail: adalbertus@hdsnet.hu

faunistics, ecology, biodiversity, bioindication Honorary Associate Professor
Tarushika Vasanthan

Department of Biology;
McMaster University;
1280 Main Street West;
Hamilton Ontario L8S 4K1;
Canada
 


e-mail: tarushikav@gmail.com

behaviour, radiation and temperature tolerance PhD Student
Barbara Węglarska

Department of Systematic Zoology and Zoogeography;
Institute of Zoology;
Jagiellonian University;
Gronostajowa 9;
30-387 Kraków;
Poland
 


e-mail: via LM@tardigrada.net

morphology, embryology, physiology, taxonomy Professor Emerita
Krzysztof Zawierucha

Department of Animal Taxonomy
and Ecology;
Adam Mickiewicz University;
Umultowska 89;
61-614 Poznań;
Poland


e-mail: k.p.zawierucha@gmail.com

taxonomy, ecology, biogeography PhD Student

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