Kathleen Garland

Kathleen Garland

Meme Masters Scholar
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Kate is carrying out a research project with the Pierce lab as a part of her Masters of Evolutionary Biology under the MEME (Erasmus Mundus Master Program in Evolutionary Biology) programme. Her project is investigating the morphofunctional changes of the femur across metamorphosis in salamanders. Kate completed her undergraduate at the University of Queensland, Australia.



Garland, K., Marcy, A., Sherratt, E., Weisbecker, V., 2017. Out on a limb: bandicoot limb co‐variation suggests complex impacts of development and adaptation on marsupial forelimb evolution. Evolution & development 19, 69–84.

Marcy, A.E., Hadly, E.A., Sherratt, E., Garland, K., Weisbecker, V., 2016. Getting a head in hard soils: convergent skull evolution and divergent allometric patterns explain shape variation in a highly diverse genus of pocket gophers (Thomomys). BMC evolutionary biology 16, 207.

Mills, P.J., Semple, T.L., Garland, K.L., Cook, L.G., 2016. Two recently discovered species of Apiomorpha (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) feeding on eudesmid eucalypts in Western Australia reaffirm host conservatism in this gall-inducing scale insect genus. Invertebrate systematics 30, 255–273.


Contact Information

Museum of Comparative Zoology
Room 103A
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Twitter: @Kate_Garland

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