JOHN STOSKOPF ASCHER

JOHN STOSKOPF ASCHER

JOHN STOSKOPF ASCHER

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore
14 Science Drive 4
Singapore 117543

6516 1683
6779 2486
dbsajs@nus.edu.sg


Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (2004): Cornell University, NY, USA

Postdoctoral Experience

2003 – 2007: Postdoctoral Researcher, American Museum of National History, USA

Research Areas

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.

Appointments

2005 – May 2013: Research Scientist, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History.

Achievements

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.