Memphis-Area Biodiversity Researchers & Educators

1st (Introductory) Meeting (November 13, 2020)

Summary: The University of Memphis Center for Biodiversity Research (CBio; www.umbiodiversity.org) hosted a 30-minute zoom meeting on Friday, Nov. 13 at 12pm to discuss opportunities, interests, and needs for collaborative research, outreach, and education (including internships & workforce development) in biodiversity science and education with representatives from Memphis-area organizations.

Organizations Represented (26 individuals attended):

Christian Brothers University

City of Memphis, Division of Public Works

LeMoyne-Owen College

Lichterman Nature Center

Memphis Zoo

Overton Park Conservancy

Pink Palace Museum

Rhodes College

Shelby County Schools

Strawberry Plains Mississippi Audubon Center

State of Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation

T.O. Fuller State Park

University of Memphis Department of Biological Sciences

University of Memphis Agriculture & Food Technology Research Cluster

US-Biologic

Wolf River Conservancy

Next Meeting: Friday January 29, 2021: Workforce Development: (jobs, job shadowing, internships, other training, etc.)

Interested in attending a future meeting? Contact us at the email address below.

Contact Us

Center for Biodiversity Research (CBio)

3774 Walker Avenue

Memphis, TN 38111 USA

901-678-2581