Dan Lieberman

Dr. Daniel E. Lieberman

Department Chair, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences
Affiliate, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

The basic question I ask — why does the human body look and function the way it does— requires an evolutionary perspective because nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.... Read more about Daniel E. Lieberman

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Dr. Nick Holowka

Postdoctoral Researcher
Manager of the Skeletal Biology Laboratory

Humans have evolved remarkable feet that enable our unique form of bipedalism, but the different roles that muscles and ligamentous tissues play in...

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Mike Ruiz

Special Student: Biomedical Science Research Scholars

Cellular mechanotransduction is the process by which cells receive incoming signals and translates those signals into functional outputs via biochemical...

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Tory Tobolsky

PhD Candidate

Insulin signaling is a crucial regulator of epiphyseal fusion and the cessation of linear growth in adolescence. Using a combination of field and lab...

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Yanish Tucker

Visiting Student

Among the adaptations that humans have evolved for bipedal running is the ability to effectively stabilize the head, which may be achieved in part by the...

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Andrew Yegian

PhD Candidate

Arm swing during walking and running plays an important role in balance and energy expenditure in humans. Over the course of human evolutionary history arms...

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