David C. Blackburn
Associate Curator of Herpetology
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Affiliate Faculty in UF's Department of Biology, Tropical Conservation and Development program, School of Natural Resources and Environment, and Center for African Studies.
Fellow and Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences
Assistant Curator, 2011–2015, California Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008–2011, University of Kansas
Ph.D., 2008, Harvard University
A.B., 2001, University of Chicago
Ph.D., 2014, University of Florida
B.Sc., 2007, Michigan State University
Jess is part-time in the Blackburn Lab, but spending most of her time working with Rob Guralnick and David Steadman in FLMNH. She's doing some totally cool ancient DNA work in the lab.