Richard Sternberg is presently a research scientist at the Biologic Institute, supported by a research fellowship from the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute. He is an evolutionary biologist interested in the relationship between genes and morphological homologies, and the nature of genomic information. He received a Ph.D. in Biology, specifically Molecular Evolution, from Florida International University, and a Ph.D. in Systems Science, specifically Theoretical Biology, from Binghamton University. From 2001-2007, he served as a staff scientist at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, and was a Research Associate at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. He is also a Research Collaborator at the National Museum of Natural History. He has published refereed articles in such journals as Genetica, Evolutionary Theory, Journal of Comparative Biology, Crustacean Research, Journal of Natural History, Journal of Morphology, Journal of Biological Systems, and the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.