Students

Current students

Undergraduate thesis:
Grace Broderick (Boston College, Boston-MA, USA). 2019-2020.
Thesis topic: High resolution micro-CT scanning and description of the oldest known sphenodontian reptiles of North America. Currently in progress.
Supervisor: Stephanie Pierce
Co-supervisor: Tiago R. Simões

Past students

Undergraduate thesis:

Luiza Salazar de Almeida Rabbi (Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil). 2017-2018.: “Análise da morfologia funcional de lagartos (Squamata) do Mesozoico [Functional Morphological Analysis of Mesozoic lizards (Squamata)]” defended on July 18th, 2018.
Supervisor: Taissa Rodrigues
Co-supervisor: Tiago R. Simões

Catie Strong (University of Alberta). 2017-2018: “Assessing skull development in the extant colubroid snake Thamnophis”. (BIOL 399).
Published thesis: Strong, C. R. C., Simões, T. R., Caldwell, M. W. & Doschak, M. R. 2019. Cranial ontogeny of Thamnophis radix (Serpentes: Colubroidea) with a re-evaluation of current paradigms of snake skull evolution. Royal Society Open Science, 6(8), 182228.
Supervisor: Michael W. Caldwell
Co-supervisor: Tiago R. Simões

Master of Science:

Maria-Luisa Chavarría (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México). 2015-2017: “New data on the Late Cretaceous lizard Dicothodon bajaensis (Squamata, Borioteiioidea) from Baja California, Mexico reveals an unusual tooth replacement pattern in squamates”.
Published thesis: Chavarría-Arellano, M.L., Simões, T. R., Montellano-Ballesteros, M. 2018. New data on the Late Cretacous lizard Dicothodon bajaensis (Squamata, Borioteiioidea) from Baja California, Mexico reveals an unusual tooth replacement pattern in squamates. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 90(3), 2781-2795.
Supervisor: Marisol Montellano-Ballesteros
Unofficial supervisory: Tiago R. Simões