Michael G. Ritchie

Fountain of knowledge on all things Drosophila. Also, puts up with me being in his lab!

Darren J. Parker

Based at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Studies the genetics of behaviour. Works with a range of cool insects from Drosophila to burying beetles to stick insects. See his work here:

David M. Shuker

Insect behavioural ecologist at the University of St Andrews, UK. See his work here:

Megan Neville

Queen of molecular genetics and Post-doctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour.

Rebecca Boulton

Studies the transitions between behavioural character states, largely in the Hymenoptera. Also loves to a bit of stand-up comedy!

Bart A. Pannebakker

Interested in the evolution of life-history traits and reproductive strategies in insects with a particular focus on parasitoid wasps. Bart is based at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Eran Tauber

Based at the University of Haifa, Israel. Eran’s lab focuses on the relationship between genes, brain and behaviour.

Stephen Hewitt

Research Associate with National Museums Scotland. An experienced entomologist specialising in the Hybotidae and a recognised authority on Tachydromia. The national organiser for the British Empididae and Hybotidae species recording scheme. Stephen is currently undertaking his PhD at the University of Cumbria.