Recent scientific highlights

2023

Mary Kate Branigan received the Annual Meeting Grant to give a talk at the 20th Annual European Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists Conference in Spain: 
Ossification patterns in the pectoral mesomeres of Glyptolepis groenlandica (Sarcopterygii, Porolepiformes) and implications for the evolution of the lungfish appendicular skeleton

Jake Leyhr received a travel grant from the Society of Developmental Biology to present his poster at the 82nd SDB Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA: DICE-PPC-SRµCT for describing anatomy, mutant phenotypes, and tissue organisation in three dimensions at near-histological resolution

Jake Leyhr was selected to attend the course Embryology: Concepts and Techniques in Modern Developmental Biology at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, USA, to learn the latest ideas and research in animal developmental biology and evo-devo, and get hands-on experience working with many different model species.

Sifra Bijl received the Anna Maria Lundins Scholarship from Smålands Nation to attend the Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics course from TransmittingScience.

Antoine Logghe and Sophie Sanchez went for an experiment with collaborators at the beamline PUMA of the French synchrotron Soleil for the following selected proposal: Deciphering the ecology and anatomy of 300-million-year-old amphibians exceptionally preserved with soft tissues using synchrotron μXRF and μXAS spectro-imaging

2022

Sifra Bijl received a grant from the Inez Johansson Stipendiestiftelse to give a talk at the 6th International Congress of Palaeontology in Thailand on: Unexpected Discrepancy Between Bone Microanatomy and Presumed Lifestyle

Sophie Sanchez was interviewed by Uppsala University, Sweden 
UppTalk Weekly: Travel into the bone of fossils to reveal their secrets to our history

Sophie Sanchez was interviewed by the French national TV: Le synchrotron de Grenoble découvre le plus ancien cœur de vertébré âgé de 380 millions d'années

Sophie Sanchez gave a keynote lecture at the International Symposium on Early Vertebrates in Valencia, Spain: Early Limb bone evolution

Jake Leyhr, Sifra Bijl and Sophie Sanchez went for an experiment at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France. Beamtime was allocated for the following selected project: Evolution of the shark skeleton

Senast uppdaterad: 2023-09-11