Anatomy Research Seminars

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Spring 2021

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“How does natural selection walk and chew gum at the same time?”
Michael Granatosky, PhD, New York Institute of Technology
Thursday, April 29, 1:00 pm (Online seminar)
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PhD Education Seminar:  “The biomechanics and evolution of gait”
Libby Bradley, UNTHSC (Reeves Lab)
Monday, Monday 26, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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PhD Research Proposal Defense:  “Lower-limb symmetry in individuals with unilateral amputations: Using anatomical and biomechanical techniques to inform clinical practice”
Graci Finco, UNTHSC (Patterson Lab)
Thursday, April 22, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Digital anthropology down under: CT-based investigations of the biology and behavior of ancient Australians”
Arthur Durband, PhD, Texas Tech University
Thursday, April 15, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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MS Internship Practicum Seminar: “Effects of osteopathic manipulative treatment on parkinsonian gait: A statistical parametric mapping analysis”
Zachary Terrell, UNTHSC (Patternson Lab)
Thursday, April 8, 1:00 pm (Online seminar)
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MS Internship Practicum Seminar: “The effect of tooth loss on craniofacial morphology”
Andrew Su, UNTHSC (Menegaz Lab)
Monday, April 5, 1:00 pm (Online seminar)
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MS Internship Practicum Seminar: “Sexual dimorphism within dental microstructure”
Sara Aldeeb, UNTHSC (Handler Lab)
Thursday, April 1, 3:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“What makes an individual more prone to knee pain and osteoarthritis?”
Sarah Moudy, PhD, UNTHSC
Thursday, April 1, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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MS Internship Practicum Seminar: “Assessing ecogeographic variation in the nasal passages utilizing semilandmark geometric morphometrics”
Lyndee Higgs Ward, UNTHSC (Maddux Lab)
Tuesday, March 30, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Functional morphology of large-bodied fossil Cercopithecidae in the Plio-Pleistocene”
Monya Anderson, PhD, Texas A&M University
Thursday, March 25, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Skeletal and metabolic effects of cold exposure and high fat/high protein diet in growing mice”
Maureen Devlin, PhD, University of Michigan
Thursday, March 18, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Using contrast-enhanced microCT to explore brain and skull development”
Kate Lesciotto, PhD, Sam Houston State University
Thursday, March 11, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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Fall 2020

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“From legs to locomotor function: How limb properties set running speed limits”
Peter Weyand, PhD, Southern Methodist University
Thursday, December 3, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Without a net: Novel approaches to enhancing musculoskeletal mechanics and communicating science”
Jason Organ, PhD, Indiana University
Friday, November 20, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Skeletal muscle rate of force development: functional relevance, mechanisms, and training”
Neale Tillin, PhD, University of Roehampton
Thursday, November 12, 11:00 am (Online seminar)
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“External shape variation of extant and fossil hominid calcanei”
Christine Harper, PhD, John Hopkins University
Thursday, November 5, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Bone morphology and behavior: new perspectives from hominins and canids”
Habiba Chirchir, PhD, Marshall University
Thursday, October 29, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“Innovations in virtual and living anatomy”
Darren Hoffmann, PhD, University of Iowa
Thursday, October 22, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“3D Geometric morphometrics in R statistics”  workshops 3 & 4
Rex Mitchell, PhD, UNTHSC
Thursday, October 1 & 8, 12:00 pm (Online training workshops)
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“Variation in craniodental pathologies among cercopithecoid primates”
Claire Kirchhoff, PhD, Marquette University
Friday, September 25, 12:00 pm (Online seminar)
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“3D Geometric morphometrics in R statistics”  workshops 1 & 2
Rex Mitchell, PhD, UNTHSC
Thursday, September 10 & 17, 12:00 pm (Online training workshops)
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“Kinematic analysis of the mammalian tongue”
Rachel Olson, PhD, Ohio University
Friday, July 24, 1:00 pm (Online seminar)

 

2019-2020

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“Sensory ecology, behavior, and the primate fossil record”
Lauren Gonzales, Ph.D., University of South Carolina – Greenville
Tuesday, February 11, 11 am, IREB 350
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“Foot and ankle functional morphology in anthropoid primates”
Sharon Kuo, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Thursday, February 6, 12 pm, RES 326
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“The interactive influence of climate and energetics on nasal morphology”
SARS Dissertation Research Proposal Defense
Alexa Kelly, UNTHSC (Maddux Lab)
Wednesday, February 5, 10 am, IREB 350
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“Fingerprinting the skull: Medico-legal applications for paranasal sinus variation”
Lauren Butaric, Ph.D., Des Moines University
Monday, January 13, 12 pm, LIB 110
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“Bone, Biomechanics, Health and Performance”
John Polk, Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Thursday, January 9, 3 pm, LIB 110
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“The cephalic vein – Anatomical study and evaluation of the coracoid process as topographical landmark”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Jonathan Sweeney, UNTHSC (Reeves Lab)
Wednesday, November 6, 9:00 am, IREB 443
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“Craniofacial morphology in juvenile mice with Osteogenesis Imperfecta”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Ashley Steele, UNTHSC (Menegaz Lab)
Monday, November 4, 9:00 am, EAD 714
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“The effect of dietary loading on physiological cross-sectional area (PCSA) in rat masseters”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Jeffrey Rossiter, UNTHSC (Menegaz Lab)
Thursday, October 24, 12 pm, RES 326
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“How bad was a caveman’s breath? Oral health in the Paleolithic”
Sarah Lacy, Ph.D., California State University – Dominguez Hills
Monday, August 12, 12 pm, RES 326.

 

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2018-2019

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“The effect of behavioral evolution on dental size”
Emma Wood, M.A., University of Iowa
Thursday, July 11, 12 pm, RES 218
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“Medical education research: Getting started, involving students, getting published”
Sarah Keim Janssen, Ph.D., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Monday, June 3, 12 pm, RES 114
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Homo naledi: A view from Rising Star Cave”
Becca Peixotto, Ph.D., Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, TX
Thursday, June 6, 12 pm, LIB 110.
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“The science of education”
Ruthanne Thompson, Ph.D., UNT-Denton
Friday, May 10, 12 pm, RES 326
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“Beyond morphology: Using molecular ecology to explore variation and evolution of the senses” 
Carrie Veilleux, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Friday, December 14, 2018, 12 pm, RES 218
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“The combined effects of climate and body mass on nasal morphology”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Alexa Kelly, UNTHSC (Maddux Lab)
Friday, December 7, 2018, 12 pm, RES 326
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“Nasal morphology and respiratory health”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Suhhyun ‘Sarah’ Kim, UNTHSC (Maddux Lab)
Friday, December 7, 2018, 12:30 pm, RES 326
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“Physiological and behavioral mechanisms for inhabiting a range of high altitude climates”
Cara Ocobock, Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY
Friday, November 16, 2018, 12 pm, RES 326
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“Lactate: More than a metabolic intermediate?”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Holden Hemingway, UNTHSC
Friday, November 16, 2018, 12 pm, RES 326
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“Cold adaptation and the Neanderthal face”
Todd Yokley, Ph.D., Metropolitan State University – Denver
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12 pm, RES 326
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“Investigating the relationship between primate diet and innervation using diceCT.”
Caitlin Yoakum, University of Arkansas
Thursday, September 20, 2018, 12 pm, RES 218
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“Craniofacial bone mineral density in Osteogenesis Imperfecta”
SARS Work in Progress (WIP) Seminar
Alexandra McBride, UNTHSC (Menegaz Lab)
Friday, September 7, 2018, 12 pm, RES 326

 

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