Michael Urban is a biology student at the University of Minnesota. He has been working with various forms of Unix-like operating systems for several years including FreeBSD, Linux, and Solaris. Michael has worked as a technical analyst, and is now a systems administrator and webmaster for the Lion Research Center. He also does software development for them, including the development of Web-enabled database applications. When he is not studying for exams, or writing new Perl or Java code, he can usually be found immersed in research material on African lions.