GREGOR-FAUSTO SIEGMUND Sophomore Biological Sciences major at The University of Chicago REU Mentor: Dr. Peter Makovicky (Curator, Geology) Symposium Presentation Title: Measuring the quality of the avian fossil record to explain the ‘rock-clock’ divide of the avian evolutionary timescale. Read more about Calibrating phylogenies: are we using the right fossils?
Blogs & Videos: Fossils
Bryozoan zooidmodules interact with other units and are integrated both within themselves and in an inclusive whole. They originate from budding loci and differentiate as populations of cells. However, they are also inclusive of another level of modularity, in that organs differentiate as entities or parts of the zooids. Both levels of modularity can be individuated using key criteria of evolutionary developmental biology. Read more about Evolution and ecology in modular organisms
How to conduct a quick survey of a large, systematically arranged, invertebrate paleontology collection at the Field Museum to learn how many specimens in the collection are from the Michigan Basin. Read more about How (and how not) to survey a systematic invertebrate paleontology collection for locality data