Current position: Technician and Departmental Safety Representative, Department of Plant Biology, Cornell University
Office:
408 Mann Library
Phone:
(607) 255-1536/ (607) 255-2131
Fax:
(607) 255-5407
email:
jls25@cornell.edu

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Paleontological interests: microfossils- ostracodes, foraminifera, radiolarians, and diatoms.

I am also working with Dr. Maria A. Gandolfo on her Plant Ontology project. I also have a little blurb about myself here.

EDUCATION

1992 - M.S. (Micropaleontology) Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio (Thesis: Pennsylvanian Bairdiidae Ostracoda of the Appalachian Basin).
1990 - B.S. (Geology) California University of Pennsylvania, California, Pennsylvania.

PUBLICATIONS

Hoare, R. D., J. L. Svitko, and M. T. Sturgeon, 1999. Pennsylvanian Bairdiidae (Ostracoda) from the Appalachian Basin. Journal of Paleontology 73 (3): 437-453.

Svitko, J. L., 1998. L. H. Bailey Hortorium lab safety guide for new students. Pamphlet, published by the author, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Svitko, J. L., 2001. Plant Biology lab safety guide for new students. Pamphlet, published by the author, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Other Activities:

Halloween:
2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1993
2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

My favorite fossils...
Microvictoria
Paracupes