Mammalian Evolutionary Morphology Lab

News:

  • May 2017: Ryan McRae (senior, Anthropology) was awarded the Greg Yamanaka Senior Essay Prize and the Peter and Marion Schwartz Family Foundation Prize in Biological Anthropology for his essay Growth, Trauma, and Death: a Forensic Analysis of Gorilla Skeletal Remains in the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • May 2017: Chester et al. paper published in Royal Society Open Science
  • April 2017: Kara Weiss (sophomore, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) received the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Summer Internship and Yale College Dean’s Research Fellowship in the Sciences for her research on Functional Skeletal Morphology of the Pencil-Tailed Tree Mouse
  • April 2017: Agnes Galej (senior, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) received the Mellon Undergraduate Research Grant for her research on Functional Skeletal Morphology of Australian Phalangeriformes
  • April 2017: Aimy Yu’s (2016, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) senior essay was published in the Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • November 2016: Roslyn Rivas (senior, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) received the Ezra Stiles College Mellon Senior Research Grant for her research on Using Morphological Disparity to Explore the Mode and Tempo of Madagascar’s Lemuriform Radiation
  • April 2016: Federman et al. paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • April 2016: Agnes Galej (junior, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) received the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Summer Internship and Richter Summer Fellowship for her research on Functional Skeletal Morphology of Australian Phalangeriformes
  • March-April 2016: Katherine Nehyba (junior, Environmental Studies) received the Summer Environmental Fellowship and Richter Summer Fellowship for her research on Ecological Niche Modeling for Treeshrews (Mammalia, Scandentia)
  • February 2016: Glass et al. paper published in PLoS ONE

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