News from Functional Anatomy & Evolution

Read our latest announcements about department updates, honors and publications.

 

Jake Wilson awarded an NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowship!

Jake Wilson awarded an NSF EAR Postdoctoral Fellowship!

The FAE Center is proud to announce that Jake Wilson was recently awarded an NSF EAR postdoctoral fellowship! Jake will be working with Tyler Lyson from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Blair Schoene from Princeton University to study the diversity dynamics...

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Congrats Dr. EJ Huang!

We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to EJ Huang, who sucessfully defended his dissertation on the 1st of May. EJ's dissertation is titled "Studies of deep homology and phenotypic evolution under a phylogenetic framework". We are extremely proud of EJ...

Welcome New PhD Students!

It is with great enthusiasm that FAE welcomes Sam Broadbent, Emma Puetz, and Mason Hintermeister as our newest PhD students in the fall of 2024! We look forward to meeting our new members in the upcoming months. But as a sneak peek, please take some time to read some...

FAE Seminar Series: Dr. Chris Krupenye!

Event Date & Time : Wednesday, April 17th at 4 PMPresentation: "The Social Minds of Humans and Other Apes"Location: 1830 Building (1830 E. Monument St), 2nd Floor Auditorium (Rm. 2-108) Join us for a fascinating talk regarding the evolution of humans and primates!...

NSF-funded Digital Paleontology Internship for Undergraduate Students

As part of a collaborative NSF-funded collaborative research grant, Dr. Siobhan Cooke is recruiting two undergraduate students to conduct research in her lab during May and June of 2024. The project focuses on niche-differentiation and extinction of the endemic...

Congrats to EJ Huang & Jake Wilson on their recent publication!

Congrats to EJ Huang & Jake Wilson on their recent publication!

Bever Lab PhD students EJ Huang and Jake Wilson just published a detailed analysis of body mass and its method of estimation among small mammals, with important implications for the Mesozoic fossil record! http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pala.12692 Way to go EJ and Jake!

Publication alert for PhD candidates Fernando Torres & EJ Huang!

Publication alert for PhD candidates Fernando Torres & EJ Huang!

PhD students Fernando Torres and EJ Huang published a new study of Pleistocene fossils from Ecuador that advances our understanding of the famous giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands.  https://doi.org/10.1080/02724634.2024.2313615 See also a note on this article...

FAE is proud to present: Dr. Aneila Hogan!

FAE is proud to present: Dr. Aneila Hogan!

We would like to offer our congratulations to Aneila who successfully defended her dissertation this week.  Aneila's thesis is titled "Development and Evolution in the Olfactory System of Birds" and was completed as part of an NSF-funded project in the Bever Lab.  We...

Inaugural FAE Day

Inaugural FAE Day

On Thursday, December 14th, 2023, the center faculty, graduate students, and postdocs gathered for the first-annual FAE Day! Members of the FAE presented their current research and recent work performed prior to joining the center.