News from Functional Anatomy & Evolution

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


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...

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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.

FAE outreach at Maryland Science Center!

Dr. Matthew Ravosa as well as available postdocs and graduate students organized our first-ever outreach event on Saturday, December 9th, 2023 at the Maryland Science Center. Using center collections and posters developed specifically to engage the general public and...

FAE celebrates the holidays!

FAE celebrates the holidays!

The FAE faculty, students, postdocs, and staff celebrated the 2023 holidays together on Thursday, December 14th at Hotel Revival's Topside Restaurant overlooking Mount Vernon and Baltimore city. Thanks to Revival for hosting a great party!

Congrats Dr. Zana Sims!

Please join us in congratulating Zana Sims on her successful dissertation defense on Thursday, December 21st, 2023!  Zana presented her PhD thesis "Cervical Root Morphology and Diet in Extant Catarrhines: Implications for Dietary Reconstruction in Miocene Fossils",...

Welcome Dr. Matteo Fabbri!

It is our immense pleasure to announce that Dr. Matteo Fabbri will be joining the FAE faculty on July 1, 2024.  Matteo is currently a Chicago Fellows postdoc in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago.  Previously, he was a...


We want to announce the arrival of a new FAE-by, Eddie Foster, who was born recently to Mary and Will...a hearty and warm congrats to the three of you!