"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." --Helen Keller
IODINO LAB LEADER
Dr. Morhardt is an assistant professor in the department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine. She is also the Collaborating Paleontologist for the St. Louis Science Center. Ashley holds degrees from Illinois College (B.A.), Western Illinois University (M.S.), and Ohio University (Ph.D.). Dr. Morhardt's research focuses on the evolution and ontogeny of brains in extinct dinosaurs, as well as technique development for diffusible iodine-based contrast-enhanced Computed Tomography (diceCT).
Current CV as of November 2022
LEIGHA LYNCH, PH.D.
Dr. Lynch is an Assistant Professor at Midwestern University. She teaches human gross anatomy and studies the morphological and genetic evolution of living and extinct carnivorans to determine how these unique species have adapted to their dynamic environments.
CATHERINE EARLY, PH.D.
Dr. Early is the Barbara Brown Chair of Ornithology at the Science Museum of Minnesota. She studies the correlation between neuroanatomy and behavior in extinct vertebrate animals. She is also involved in diceCT technique development.
PAUL GIGNAC, PD
Dr. Gignac is the Director of the Global Graduate Program for the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and he is a member of the Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine University of Arizona. His research interests include:
- Diffusible Iodine-based Contrast-enhanced Computed Tomography (diceCT)
- Vertebrate Paleontology
- Musculoskeletal & dental biomechanics
- Phenotypic plasticity & evolutionary constraint
- Developmental, evolutionary, & functional morphology of the vertebrate head
ANDREW FARKE, PHD
Dr. Farke is the Director of the Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology in Claremont, California. Formerly the Augustyn Family Curator of Paleontology at the Alf, his research interests focus on the evolution and paleobiology of the horned dinosaurs, dinosaurs of western North America, and the vertebrate paleontology of Madagascar.