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2004-05 Expedition

Luke Sandro

Luke Sandro teaches high school biology at Springboro High School in Ohio. He has collaborated with Dr. Lee several times in the past, including helping to write the educational outreach portion of the grant proposal for this trip.

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2005-06 Expedition

Marianne Kaput

After earning a liberal arts degree and pursuing a successful career in business, Marianne Kaput fulfilled her lifelong dream and is currently teaching 6th grade math and science at Troy Intermediate School in Ohio. Much of her educational research has focused on the specific learning needs of girls and of students with special needs. She is an active participant in various environmental education projects and professional organizations. Marianne is happily married to her husband Tom of 24 years and has 2 daughters who are currently attending college. She is a competitive rower and an avid outdoors enthusiast.

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Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez

Giancarlo Lopez-Martinez is a Ph.D. student in Dr. Denlinger's lab at The Ohio State University. He works on the diapause (dormancy) of the apple maggot, a major pest of homegrown apples in Ohio. His research interests include insect hormones and how insects survive the cold. He also worked on house dust mites and their non-chemical control for his master's thesis.

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2006-07 Expedition

Glen Schulte

Glen Schulte has been a high school science teacher since he graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1986. Since 1996, he has been teaching at the Cincinnati Zoo Academy, where juniors and seniors take intense college preparatory classes and spend two hours every day working with the keepers at the Zoo. Since 1997, he has taught a summer course in Miami University's MAT program called Using Animals in the Classroom.

 

2009-10 Expedition

Juanita Constible and Yuta Kawarasaki

Juanita Constible is a Technical Analyst with National Wildlife Federation’s coastal Louisiana program. She was trained as a wildlife biologist and has studied frogs, bison, feral pigs, and other animals and plants. Juanita has been visiting schools to talk about science since graduate school, and has collaborated with teachers on science education articles and a book.

Yuta Kawaraski is an M.S. student in Richard Lee's lab at Miami University. Originally from Japan, Yuta earned his B.A. in Biology from Ottawa University, Kansas, where he became passionate about exploring the complexity in nature. Currently, his research focuses on molecular/physiological adaptation of insects to winter stresses. This is his first trip to Antarctica.

Please visit our Frozen Fly blog to read Juanita and Yuta’s journal entries and follow thier updates on Facebook - Miami University Antarctic Connection.