Code Contributors

Symbiota is an open-source software project that is being co-developed by several project initiatives. This page recognizes the efforts and contributions of the following core individuals contributing code and development. The latest code submission details are available via Symbiota GitHub repository.


Name: Edward Gilbert

Email:  egbot@asu.edu

Organization: Arizona State University

Occupation: biodiversity informatics specialist, web application developer, graduate student

Location: Tucson, Arizona

Services: Symbiota development, workshops

Contributions: Symbiota core, interactive identification keys, checklist and voucher module, basic specimen search page, bug fixes, etc

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Name: Benjamin Brandt

Email:  benjamin.brandt@nau.edu

Organization: Northern Arizona University

Occupation: software developer, Biodiversity Informatics Specialist

Location: Chicago, IL

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Contributions: Symbiota Core, map search tool, liquid design layout, specimen loan module, glossary, reference module, bug fixes and contributor to several other modules

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Name: David Lowery

Email: lowerydb@gmail.com

Organization:  Harvard University

Occupation: dynamic web programmer

Location: Cambridge, MA

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Contributions: integration of Filtered-Push module

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Name: Paul Morris

Email: mole@oeb.harvard.edu

Organization: Harvard University 

Occupation: Biodiversity Informatics Manager

Location: Cambridge, MA

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Contributions: lead developer for Harvard University team; Filtered-Push modules, schema design enhancements, agent module

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Name: Robert Anglin

Email: ranglin@wisc.edu

Organization: University of Wisconsin – Madison

Occupation: computer programmer, data manager

Location: Madison, WI

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Contributions: OCR text parsers (OCR/NLP)

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Name: Daryl Lafferty

Email: Daryl.Lafferty@asu.edu

Organization: Arizona State University

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Location: Tempe, AZ

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Contributions: integration of Semi-Automatic Label Information eXtraction System (SALIX) OCR parsing tools

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Name: David Fleming

Email: dflemin2@asu.edu

Organization: Arizona State University

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Location: Tempe, AZ

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Contributions: multi-language functionalities, documentation, training modules

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Name: Anne Barber

Email: anne.barber@gmail.com

Organization: University of Pennsylvania

Occupation: Informatics Specialist

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Services: Symbiota installations, training, workshops

Contributions: Documentation, proofing, bug hunter, SALIX integration

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Name: Brody Painter

Email: brodypainter@email.arizona.edu

Organization: University of Arizona

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Location: Tucson, AZ

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Contributions: mics bug fixes

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Name: José Jesús Sánchez Escalante

Email: jsanchez@guayacan.uson.mx

Organization: Universidad de Sonora-DICTUS

Occupation:  Encargado del Herbario USON

Location: Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

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Contributions: Spanish translation module

Comments: Director of the Red de Herbarios del Noroeste de México