Current Members:



Tanya Smith

Dr. Tanya M. Smith

Principle Investigator
Peabody Museum 47 | (617) 496-8259
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Research Interests: dental development and three-dimensional tooth structure in fossil and living apes and humans.



Postdoctoral Research Associates:



Dr. Adeline Le Cabec

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



Dr. Nancy Tang

Postdoctoral Research Associate / Lab Manager

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Research Interests: discovering what teeth can tell us about development, life history, and death.  Dental development in humans and macaques using virtual histology and conventional laboratory techniques.



Graduate Students:



Dan GreeneKatherine Carter

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



Dan Greene

Daniel R. Green

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



Research Assistants:




Amanda Papakyrikos

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



Lab Alumni:




Dr. Anne Bonnin

Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Research interests: X-Ray microtomography, X-ray diffraction, Dental microstructure, Human Evolution.



Jasmine CasartJasmine Casart

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



Dr. Alexandra Houssaye

Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Research interests: Tooth virtual histology (to get life history traits), Bone microanatomy and histology (for paleoecological studies), Squamate evolution.



Dr. Akiko Kato

Visiting Scholar in HEB, Research Associate
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Research interests: Dental development and structure, craniofacial growth and function in humans.



JP ZermenoJ.P. Zermeno

Research Associate
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Research Interests: Enamel macro- and microstructure. Dental development.



 

Hard at work at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France.

From left to right: Joane Pouech, Alexandra Houssaye,
Paul Tafforeau, & Tanya Smith.

* Photo courtesy of Chantal Argoud (ESRF).

Hard at work on the Charles River. From left to right: Nancy Tang, Amanda Papakyrikos, Daniel Green, & Kate Carter.