Nathan Wilson    (45Q0)

Director of Biodiversity Informatics
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.

email: nwilson [at]    (45Q1)

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For most of my career I've been a software professional and for most of my life I've been an avid field naturalist with particular interest in fungi. Currently I lead the technical team for the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL, Prior to working on the EOL, I was a software architect and manager in the R&D department at DreamWorks Animation where I focused on collaboration tools and open source software. I have also worked for Digital Domain, Apple Computer and SRI International as well as some Silicon Valley startups. I have a masters in computer science from University of California, Santa Cruz where my thesis was on using computers to identify fungi and an masters in experimental psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. My interests in computers, fungi and citizen science have led me to create several mushroom related websites including the Mushroom Observer (    (45T2)