The intoxicating science of animal venom. What you need to know
In the growing field of venomics, scientists are using deadly venoms from frogs, snakes and centipedes to block pain, fight disease and even map the human mind.
Marymean Daly is Professor of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology and Director of the Museum of Biological Diversity at the Ohio State University. An expert on sea anemones who has described dozens of new species and conducted research around the globe, Daly leverages support from the National Science Foundation, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, Ohio Division of Wildlife, Operation Wallacea, and several private foundations to run a research program focused on the biodiversity of aquatic systems and the processes that give rise to that biodiversity. Dr. Daly has worked to advance museum collections in public education through collaborative programs with The Center for Science and Industry, the OSU Steam Factory, and the Grandview Heights Public Library. She received her PhD in Biology from the George Washington University.