Curriculum Vitae

My publications, presentations, funding, teaching and mentoring.

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Current work

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Bidlack Lab, The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge MA 02142.

Publications

  • Green DR, Green GM, Bidlack FB, Colman AS, Tafforeau P, Smith TM. Synchrotron imaging and Markov Chain Monte Carlo reveal tooth mineralization patterns. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0186391. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0186391
  • Green DR, Olack G, Colman AS. Determinants of blood water δ18O variation in a population of experimental sheep: implications for paleoclimate reconstruction. In Review, Chemical Geology.
  • Green DR, Smith TM, Green GM, Bidlack FB, Tafforeau P, Colman AS. Quantitative reconstruction of seasonality from stable isotopes in teeth. Submitted, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.
  • Green DR, Olack G, Colman AS. Large herbivore phosphate-water δ18O fractionation through direct blood and enamel measurements. In preparation.
  • Cho S, Huang ZY, Green DR, Smith DR, Zhang J (2006) Balancing selection generates trans-species polymorphisms at the complementary sex-determination locus of honey bees. Genome Research 16:1366-1375.

Posters and Presentations

  • Green DR, Colman AS (2017) How tooth isotope sample number and location affect seasonality reconstruction. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting, Calgary (presentation).
  • Green DR, Colman AS, Green GM, Tafforeau P, Bidlack F, Smith TM (2017) New Tooth Growth Model for Studying Ancient Climate. Goldschmidt annual meeting, Paris (presentation).
  • Green DR, Colman AS, Green GM, Tafforeau P, Bidlack F, Smith TM (2017) New Tooth Growth Model for Studying Old Climates. Goldschmidt annual meeting, Paris (presentation).
  • Green DR, Colman AS, Green GM, Tafforeau P, Bidlack F, Smith TM (2016) Reconstructing past seasonality from herbivore teeth. American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting, Atlanta, GA (poster).
  • Green DR, Colman AS, Green GM, Tafforeau P, Bidlack F, Smith TM (2015) Seasonal climate reconstruction with isotopes and synchrotron X-rays. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Paleoecology Symposium. Cleveland, OH (poster).
  • Green DR, Green GM, Colman AS, Tafforeau P, Smith TM (2015) Synchrotron x-ray imaging and MCMC support seasonal climate reconstruction. American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting, St. Louis, MO (poster).
  • Green DR, Green GM, Tafforeau P, Weaver J, Colman AS, Smith TM (2014) Synchrotron imaging helps reconstruct mineralization patterns, and ancient climate. Gordon Conference on Biomineralization, New London, NH (poster).
  • Green DR, Green GM, Smith TM, Tafforeau P (2013) Microtomographic assessment of mineralization patterns to inform isotope paleoenvironmental reconstruction. American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting, Knoxville, TN (poster).
  • Green DR, Weaver J, Smith TM (2012) Quantitative Density with micro-Computed tomography: mapping mineralization. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology: Division of Vertebrate Morphology annual meeting. Amherst, MA (presentation).
  • Green DR, Braun J, Morgan M, Pilbeam D, Tuross N, Smith TM (2010) Integrating carbon and oxygen isotope signals: seasonality in the Siwaliks, Pakistan. Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology: Division of Vertebrate Morphology annual meeting. Cambridge, MA (presentation).

Funding

  • “Inferring toxin exposure timing and magnitude from deciduous teeth.” Forsyth Institute Pilot Grant, $7,830 (2017).
  • “Plio-Pleistocene Seasonal Precipitation through isotopes in Bovid molars, West Turkana.” Leakey Foundation General Grant, $12,000 (2014).
  • “Experimental Reconstruction of Seasonal Rainfall for Paleoclimate Research.” Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Grant, $18,810 (2014).
  • “Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant: Experimental Determination of Tooth Mineralization Patterns in Ungulates for Application to Paleoseasonality Reconstruction.” National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant #1247426, $19,855 (2012).
  • “Determination of Enamel Mineralization Pattern by Scans of Successive Developmental Stages With Application for Study of Paleoecology.” European Synchrotron Radiation Facility project award EC1018, est. value $10,000/day for 3 days (2012).
  • “Plio-Pleistocene Seasonal Precipitation through isotopes in Bovid molars, West Turkana.” Harvard University Committee on African Studies Summer Research Grant, $5,000 (2012).
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, $90,000 (2011-2014).

Education

  • Ph.D. 2016, Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.
  • M.A. 2012, Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.
  • B.S. 2008, triple major in Anthropology–Zoology, History, French and Francophone Studies, Minor in Biology, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Teaching

  • Teaching Assistant: Sophomore Concentration Tutorial, Human Evolutionary Biology (2017).
  • Teaching Assistant: Sophomore Concentration Tutorial, Human Evolutionary Biology (2015).
  • Teaching Assistant: Human Evolutionary Anatomy (2012).
  • Harvard Bok Center Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (2012).
  • Field school Teaching Assistant: Geology - Turkana Basin Institute (2011).
  • Field school Teaching Assistant: Ecology - Turkana Basin Institute (2011).
  • Field school Teaching Assistant: Paleontology - Turkana Basin Institute (2011).
  • Field school Teaching Assistant: Paleoanthropology - Turkana Basin Institute (2011).
  • Field school Teaching Assistant: Archaeology - Turkana Basin Institute (2011).

Tutoring and volunteering

  • Harvard College Resident Tutor, specializing in Biology and Fellowships, Eliot House (2012-2016).
  • Wikipedia editor, 40+ articles created with more than 3.5 million pageviews (2011-present).
  • Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Volunteer (2011-13).
  • Society of Biology Students Co-President, University of Michigan (2007-2008).