Previous Student Activites

Data Collection Trip to Spain, Summer 2019

Students traveled to Valladolid, Spain to work in a collaborator’s anatomy research lab to collect muscle data from a rare sample that contained over 60 primate individuals.

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Data Collection Trip to the Smithsonian, Spring 2019

Students traveled to the Smithsonian museum collections in Washington, D.C. to collect data on extant canid and felid hyoids and ossicles.

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Data Collection Trip to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California, Spring 2019

A team of students traveled to the La Brea tar pits museum collections in downtown Los Angeles, California to collect data on the fossil hyoids and ossicles.

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Koala, kangaroo, and wallaby dissection at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, Spring 2018

Lab students participated in the day-long dissections of three different species of marsupials. All of the work was done on display for museum guests to take a peak as they walked by!

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Aye-aye dissection at USC School of Medicine with Dr. Anne Burrows, Summer 2017

Dr. Anne Burrows, a biological anthropologist and close colleague of Dr. Hartstone-Rose, visited our old lab space at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and helped us with the detailed dissection of a rare aye-aye from the Duke Lemur Center.

 

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