Archives for thoracolumbar transition

06.26.15

Grantee Spotlight: Thierra Nalley

Grantee Spotlight
The next grantee from our spring 2015 cycle is Thierra Nalley from the California Academy of Sciences.  Her project is entitled “Ontogeny of the thoracolumbar transition in extant hominoids and Australopithecus.” Thierra Nalley and a digital reconstruction of the fossil hominin DIK 1-1 Walking on two legs, or bipedalism, is a hallmark adaptation of the human lineage. A requirement for… more »