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Our Grants Department is in Atlanta for PAS/AAPA!

This week Paddy Moore and H. Gregory of The Leakey Foundation’s grants department are in Atlanta for the annual Paleoanthropology Society and the American Association of Physical Anthropologists conferences being held in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. This is one of our favorite events of the year as we get to meet so many new and former grantees, thank our reviewers and say hello to our colleagues and friends!

If you are a Leakey Foundation grantee, please come say hi, and if you are giving a talk or presenting a poster, please let us know when and where we can find you.  Also, if you would like to promote your work via our blog, please let us know!

Here are a few of our friends from the PAS poster session Tuesday afternoon:

This is Jamie Clark from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, presenting preliminary results from a project with collaborators Andrew Kandel and Ron Shimelmitz. Jamie Clark was awarded her most recent Leakey Foundation Research Grant in the fall of 2015. You can read about her project by clicking here.

Jamie Clark

Jamie Clark


Alejandra Ortiz of New York University was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant in the spring of 2013 for her project entitled “Development, morphology and homology: A comprehensive examination of hominin molars.” Here she is presenting exciting results from her dissertation project.

Alejandra Ortiz

Alejandra Ortiz


Alia Gurtov of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant in the fall of 2014. You can read about her project as well as updates on her progress along the way by clicking here.

Alia Gurtov

Alia Gurtov


Larissa Swedell (L) was awarded her most recent Leakey Foundation Research Grant in the spring of 2012 for her project entitled “The adaptive value of social bonds in a multilevel society.” Here she is with Paddy Moore (center) and Leakey Foundation grantee Jill Pruetz.

Larissa Swedell (L), Paddy Moore (center) and Jill Pruetz

Larissa Swedell (L), Paddy Moore (center) and Jill Pruetz

We look forward to sharing more along the way!



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