A number of staff are involved in algal-related research at the Museum:
Research Chair, Division of Genomic and Microbial Diversity, Department of Life Sciences.
Senior Curator for algae.
Researching cyanobacterial diversity and ecology in the Genomics and Microbial Biodiversity Division, Department of Life Sciences.
Lichen curator investigating the ecology and evolution of amphibious lichens, bioindication and the conservation of cryptogamic plants.
Researcher studying the taxonomy, biology, biogeography and ecology of freshwater and marine algae.