Joint SVP / American Society of Anatomists Symposium

March 9, 2017

It is not too late to register for SVP’s joint symposium at the American Society of Anatomists annual meeting in Chicago (April 22-25).  Blaire Van Valkenburgh and Neil Shubin will be plenary lecturers and many other SVP members will be presenting. SVP members are entitled to register at member rate by selecting “SVP” on the registration form.  

If you are interested, please visit the meeting site.
Meeting site: http://www.anatomy.org/annual-meeting-2017.html.  
Registration:  http://experimentalbiology.org/2017/Registration-and-Housing/Registration-Information.aspx
Sessions:  http://www.anatomy.org/sessions-2017.html  


Monday, April 24, 2017
8:30 am – 10:00 am
Room 176AB
The Evolution of Vertebrate Form and Function Plenary Session
Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Mini-Meeting
Chair – Casey Holliday (University of Missouri)
              Neil Shubin (University of Chicago)
              Finding Your Inner Fish
              Blaire Van Valkenburgh (University of California Los Angeles)
              Unlocking the Skull: New Views into the Anatomy of Olfaction and Respiration in Mammals

 
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Room 176AB
Vertebrate Anatomy, Paleontology and Future of Life’s History
In collaboration with Guest Society, Society for Vertebrate Paleontology
Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Mini-Meeting
Chair:  Alida Bailleul (University of Missouri)
              Kerin Claeson (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine)
              Guitarfishes in Rocks of All Ages
              Anne Weil (Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences)
              Inner Ear of the Cimolodontan Multituberculate Meniscoessus Robustus Supports Functional Interpretation and a Novel Phylogenetic Hypothesis
              Mary Schweitzer (North Carolina State University)
              Soft Tissue and Protein Preservation in Dinosaur Fossils: Evidence, Criteria and Implications
 
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Room 176AB
Vertebrate Anatomy, Paleontology and Future of Life’s History
In collaboration with Guest Society, Society for Vertebrate Paleontology
Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Mini-Meeting
Chair:  Habiba Chirchir (Marshall University)
              Rachel Dunn (Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine)
              Are Early Eocene Asiadapid Primates Primitive or Derived? Implications for Behavior and Morphology of the Ancestral Euprimate
              JGM Hans Thewissen (Northeast Ohio Medical University)
              Paleontological and Developmental Evidence for the Origin of Baleen and the Loss of Teeth in Baleen Whales
              Julia Clarke (University of Texas)
              Insight into the Evolution of the Avian Vocal Organ, or Syrinx, from Enhanced-Contrast X-ray Computed Tomography and Fossil Data
 
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Room 176AB
Vertebrate Paleontology Platform Session
Part of the Vertebrate Paleontology Mini-Meeting
Chair:  Julia Molnar (Howard University College of Medicine)
              Alida Bailleul (University of Missouri)
              Tyrannosaurus rex Shows Histological Evidence For Avian-Style Cranial Kinesis
              Ashley Morhardt (Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis)
              Gross Anatomical Brain Region Approximation (GABRA): A New Landmark-based Approach for Estimating          Brain Regions in Dinosaurs and other Archosaurs
              Habiba Chirchir (Marshall University)
              Revisiting the Evolution of Low Trabecular Bone Density in Modern Humans
              Rachel Wallace (University of Texas at Austin, Jackson School of Geosciences)
              X-Ray Computed Tomography Reveals Hidden Morphology in an Extinct Mammalian Relative
              Gregory Erickson (Florida State University)
              Fracture Property Experimentation On Hadrosaurid Dinosaur Wavy Enamel Reveals Energy-Robbing Crack     Deflection and Channeling To Localize Damage: A Rare Case of Mammalian-Like Dental Sophistication In Reptiles
              Lawrence Witmer (Ohio University)
              The Remarkable, recently extinct "mole-duck" Talpanas lippa (Aves: Anseriformes) from Kauai, Hawaii: Behavioral Implications of its Neuroanatomy and Skull Morphology