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'Faculty Profiles' Archive

Investigating the Evolution of Morphology

Posted February 26, 2009

As a graduate student at the University of Chicago, Gregory Davis pursued what might now be considered more traditional evolutionary developmental biology research, focusing on broad phylogenetic comparisons. He investigated differences in expression patterns among arthropods in a group of genes involved at different levels of segmentation in Drosophila. “What I really wanted to do, […]

Seeing the World Through Medieval Eyes

Posted February 26, 2009

Elly Truitt, an assistant professor of history at Bryn Mawr College, has been studying medieval history since her undergraduate years at Wellesley College. “To me, it feels like second nature to slip into the 12th century or 14th century, recognizing that my 21st-century assumptions may seem equally peculiar.” But it wasn’t until she had finished […]