The Pierce lab was recently in Nova Scotia doing fieldwork as part of Stephanie's 'in the footsteps of Romer' expedition grant. Our hard work made the front page of the Chronicle Herald and an online version is avaliable. Further, Stephanie was in the ...
Congratulations to Abba Parker and Lorena Benitez for presenting their undergraduate research at the 2017 SICB meeting in New Orleans! Abba presented her work on niche partitioning in fossil horses and Lorena discussed the evolution of vertebral morphology in mammals. Well done!
Massive congratulations to Katrina Jones for being awarded an American Association of Anatomists Postdoctoral Fellowship! Katrina will use her fellowship to continue research in the lab on our synapsid vertebral evolution project. Fantastic!
Recently, Stephanie submitted a new manuscript to PeerJ Preprints*, while the paper is under peer-reveiw. This is the first time the lab has submitted a preprint, but so far it has been a great experince; the manuscript has already been viewed 512x and has been downloaded 98x! Check it out at the following link:
Jillian Oliver has published her stellar MSc work on the mechanics of the xenarthran vertebral column! What a great way to start off the academic year and her 2nd month of being a PhD student at Brown in Tom Roberts lab. Way to go!