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Name:  Gregory M. Mueller  

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Mueller lives in the Chicago area.

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Mueller is an internationally known mycologist. He was curator of fungi at the Field Museum of National History for over twenty-three years and now serves as vice president of Science and Academic Programs at the Chicago Botanic Garden. There, he leads the development of academic programs at the Garden, including plant science conservation and research, graduate student training programs, the Lenhardt Library, and the Joseph Regenstein, Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden.Dr. Mueller received his B.A. and M.S. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. He undertook postdoctoral work at Uppsala University in Sweden and at the University of Washington in Seattle before joining the staff at The Field Museum.

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