About us

Mikaee Pasandideh. I am a entomologist Rasht, Iran, and CEO of Gildad Biosafe company. My work focuses on cyber-taxonomy, biological imaging and bioinformatic in insect science. I discovered Scratchpads and realized that that is a good way to share information and establish collaborative researches. With the help and expertise of my supervisor, Dr. Ali Asghar Talebi, we are trying to assemble this site on Iranian species of Braconidae.

Dr. Ali Asghar Talebi. My research work concerned with the biological control of insects and systematic of Hymenoptera. I was member of Governing Board of the Entomological Society of Iran (2012-2016). I am Editor-in Chief of "Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics" and Director-in-Charge of "Journal of Crop Protection" and "Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (JAST)" . I was Dean of the College of Agriculture (TMU) from August 2014 to December 2018.

Anyone interested in these fascinating parasitoid wasps is welcome to register and join the efforts to improve the amount and quality of data presented here!

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith