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Regina Wetzer

Curator and Director, Marine Biodiversity Center

Dr. Wetzer earned her PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of South Carolina. She had been at the Natural History Museum in the mid-'80s and returned in 1999.

Since 2003 she has been a Research Scientist and Director of the Marine Biodiversity Center. Her research focuses on crustacean systematics and isopod phylogeny, and she has a special fondness for sphaeromatid isopods. Dr. Wetzer's research has taken her all over the world, including Africa, Mongolia, the South Pacific, South America, and Australia.

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