Meet Liti Haramaty and David Moskowitz, the founders of Moth Week:
Where do you work?
Liti: Co-founder, National Moth Week; Laboratory researcher, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
Dave: Co-Founder, National Moth Week; Senior Vice President, EcolSciences, Inc.; PhD Program Entomology, Rutgers University.
What do you study?
Liti: I take part in studying the physiology of phytoplankton and corals, the effects of climate changes on these organisms, and biological activity of natural products from marine organisms.
Dave: I am studying the ecology, behavior and mating strategies of the Tiger spiketail dragonfly (Cordulegaster erronea).
What are three titles you would give yourself?
Liti: Scientist, Mother, Environmentalist
Dave: Ecologist, Conservationist, All Things Nature-addict
What do you like to do when you are not working?
Liti: I spend as much time as I can outside, hiking and looking for bugs.
Dave: Spend as much time outside as possible!
What do you like most about science?
Liti: Always learning new things and meeting interesting people.
Dave: The constant new discoveries.