JOHN STOSKOPF ASCHER
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore
14 Science Drive 4
Ph.D. (2004): Cornell University, NY, USA
2003 – 2007: Postdoctoral Researcher, American Museum of National History, USA
Systematics and ecology of bees and other aculeate Hymenoptera, integration of specimen and taxonomic databases with online biodiversity portals, phylogenetics and biogeography, urban ecology, plant-insect interactions.
2005 – May 2013: Research Scientist, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History.
PI of NSF grant to support collaborative databasing of bee specimens at ten North American collection to assess the status of pollinators and historical changes in these including their response to global change. Lead author of online taxonomic and distributional checklists of all world bees.