Invertebrate Zoology Staff
Louis S. KornickerResearch Zoologist, Emeritus
Responsibilities: Research Zoologist, Curator of Ostracoda
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1957 (Department of Geology)
M.A., Columbia University, 1954 (Department of Geology)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Alabama, 1942
B.S. in Chemistry, Metallurgy and Ceramics, University of Alabama, 1941
Research Interests: Class Ostracoda: mainly Superorder Myodocopa, which includes three Orders of benthic and pelagic marine species: systematics, morphology, ontogeny, phylogeny, ecology, distribution, behavior.
Member of: Sigma Xi: 1957-present
The International Research Group on Ostracoda: 1963-present
Biological Society of Washington: 1964-present (Councilor 1983-1984)
The Crustacean Society: Since inception, 1980-present
American Society of Zoological Nomenclature, 2005-present
Biographical record included in Marquis' Who's Who in the Southwest, 1957-1964, Marquis' Who's Who in the World ca. 1975 to present, and Marquis' Who's Who in America, 1998 to present.
Honored by having one genus and 14 species named for him (1965-2007)
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