- Congrats to Katie on the publication of the most recent biv3d paper! Hinge and ecomorphology of Legumen Conrad, 1858 (Bivalvia, Veneridae), and the contraction of venerid morphospace following the end-Cretaceous extinction. Great use of CT to digitally excavate a now extinct morphology!
- Thanks to UChicago News for a nice feature on the “Bird-Bivalve” lab meetings—celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Committee on Evolutionary Biology!
Congrats to Katie and the rest of the bivalve team for the acceptance of our first biv3d publication–Spatial filters of function and phylogeny determine morphological disparity with latitude! Links to the paper and the UChicago press release.
The bivalve lab heads to the World Malacology Congress in Pacific Grove, CA this month. Katie will be providing an overview of our rapidly growing biv3d project, and I’ll be discussing morphological correlates of extinction across the KPg and their role in the recovery of marine bivalve families through the Cenozoic.
The UChicago Center for Data and Computing has written a nice article on our biv3d project.
Conratulations to Matthew and the rest of the Bird-Bivalve lab group on the acceptance of our paper comparing the drivers of latitudinal gradients in functional diveristy across marine and terrestrial systems! Link to the paper in Proc. Roy. Soc. B.
- The bivalve lab heads to NAPC 2019 in Riverside, CA to share our current progress in understanding the evolution of form and function. Katie’s talking about the repeated evolution of rock boring in the marine Bivalivia–a seemingly diffcult life mode to accomplish for a clam. I’ll be talking about the application of deep-learning to characterize the full spectrum of ornamentation in the Bivalvia.