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James A. Poindexter II

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Biological Survey Unit
National Museum of Natural History
PO Box 37012
Room 378, MRC 111
Washington, DC 20013-7012

 

Telephone: 202-633-0732

Fax: 202-357-1932

Email: jpoindexter@usgs.gov

Museum Specialist

Primary Responsibilities: 
Duties include the conservation, management, and curation of North American Collections of amphibians and reptiles and associated data, identification of specimens, processing of loans, information, and literature requests, and adding, updating and maintaining computerized collection records. 

Education/Training: 

Howard University, Washington, DC
B.S., Zoology

Areas of Expertise/Interest: :  Management and care of systematic research collections; digital audio/photography

Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
USGS On-the-Spot-Award 1996

U.S. Geological Survey STAR Award 2003

Active Projects: 

Curation of the North American Vertebrate Collections, Smithsonian Institution

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