Noah Daun is a research associate at the Environmental Institute of Houston. He is from Milwaukee, Wis., and earned a B.S. at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a minor in museum studies. In undergrad, Daun was president of the Ichthyology and Aquarium Society, completed a research project on the morphology of the Iowa darter, and completed internships in the fish department at the Field Museum and the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. He went on to earn an M.S. at University of Southern Mississippi, leading projects on the status of the freckled darter and pearl darter. During his free time, Noah enjoys birding, watching baseball, and exploring nature trails.