Breda Zimkus

About me

I am currently the Manager of the Museum of Comparative Zoology's Cryogenic Collection. I was an EOL Rubenstein Fellow in 2010/2011, creating the African amphibians Lifedesk ( This website serves as a gateway for information regarding African amphibian species, where participants will write and edit species pages, upload images, and maintain bibliographic resources. In addition to serving as a stand-alone resource, this LifeDesk feeds content directly into the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) and AmphibiaWeb.

My info

Full name
Breda Zimkus
I am
a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


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Curator qualifications

Manager, Cryogenic Collection, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Curation scope
Amphibians of Africa