Anatomical Sciences- Research Sponsors

ACADEMIC SEMESTERS (Fall & Spring)


Faculty Sponsor   Course   Sect.   Research Interests

Brigitte Demes   BIO 489    T05    Biomechanics and functional morphology, kinematics and kinetics of primate locomotion, influence of body size on locomotion and the structure of the musculoskeletal system, long bone loading patterns

Fleagle, John   BIO 489   T26   Primate evolution, behavior and ecology, primate anatomy 

Jungers, William           Functional morphology, paleoanthropology, primate evolution, morphometrics

Kley, Nathan           Functional and evolutionary morphology, evolution of squamate feeding systems, limb reduction in snakes, snake origins, herpetology, morphometrics

Krause, David           Systematics, biogeography, functional morphology, paleoecology, biochronology of Mesozoic and Early Cenozoic mammals, evolutionary and biogeographic history of the Gondwanan vertebrate fauna, biogeographic origins of the extant Malagasy vertebrate fauna

Larson, Susan   BIO 489    T22    Primate and human anatomy, experimental functional morphology and biomechanics, human and primate evolution

O'Leary, Maureen           Evolution and systematics of mammals, vertebrate evolution in sub-Saharan Africa, combined data phylogeny reconstruction, systematic biology, vertebrate paleontology

O'Neill, Matthew           Comparative biomechanics, with a particular emphasis on the evolution of metabolism (locomotor costs; daily energy expenditure) in humans, apes and lemurs

Seiffert, Erik           Biogeography, adaptation, and phylogenetic relationships of placental mamm

Stern, Jack           The evolution of muscle function in nonhuman primates and humans; origins of hominid bipedalism

Sussman, Randall   BIO 489    T33    Fossil Record of Hominid Evolution, Ecology and Behavior of African Apes, Studies of Ape and Human Locomotion, Comparative Morphology

Turner, Alan           Phylogeny, systematics, and anatomy of crocodylomorphs and theropod dinosaurs; body size evolution in archosaurs, and theorectical issues in historical biogeography

Wetterer, Andrea           Mammalian evolution, biogeography, development, and anatomy; phylogenetic reconstruction; and the development of technology to facilitate morphological research 

Undergraduate Biology, 107-112 CMM/BLL, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5110 - 631 632-8530, 631-632-1680 (fax)