Dr. Tanya Smith

Principal Investigator

Research Interests: I aim to understand how teeth grow, why they vary, and how this information can advance the field of human evolutionary biology.

Katherine CarterKatherine Carter

Graduate Student

Research interests: Dental evolution and development, methods to quantify morphological variation, modularity and evolutionary plasticity.

Daniel GreenDaniel Green

Graduate Student

Research interests: Dental microstructure, isotopic chemistry, reconstruction of tooth growth and life history, human evolution in the Plio-Pleistocene.

Amanda PapakyrikosAmanda Papakyrikos

Research Associate

Research interests: Dental and skeletal development, life history reconstruction, and dental microstructure.


Anne BonninDr. Anne Bonnin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research interests: X-ray microtomography, X-ray diffraction, dental microstructure, human evolution.

Jasmine CasartJasmine Casart

Research Assistant

Research interests: Dental development and structure, three-dimensional tooth structures in early human development.

Alexandra HoussayeDr. Alexandra Houssaye

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research interests: Tooth virtual histology (for life history reconstruction), bone microanatomy and histology (for paleoecological studies), squamate evolution.

Akiko KatoDr. Akiko Kato

Visiting Scholar in the Dept. of Human Evolutionary Biology, Research Associate

Research interests: Dental development and structure, craniofacial growth and function in humans.

Adeline Le CabecDr. Adeline Le Cabec

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Research Interests: Dental virtual histology, anterior tooth root morphology and function in hominids, imaging techniques and dental anthropology.

Nancy TangDr. Nancy Tang

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Lab Manager

Research Interests: Discovering what teeth can tell us about development, life history, and death using virtual histology and conventional laboratory techniques.

J.P. ZermenoJ.P. Zermeno

Research Associate

Research Interests: Enamel macro- and microstructure, dental development.