Originally from Japan, Mariko Kageyama has over 10 years of experience in zoological collection management and research in Kyoto, Texas, New York, and Colorado. Degrees in Zoology (M.S.) and Museum Science (M.A.). Professionally interested in natural history collections management, preventive conservation, museum registration, biodiversity informatics, and museum ethics. Mariko has been active in SPNHC, AAM, ICOM, and various other museum professional organizations.