Scanning electron microscopy and synchrotron x-ray imaging are powerful tools for studying developing tooth enamel.
Part of my research entailed raising experimental sheep in Concord, MA, altering their drinking water, and observing blood and tooth isotope equilibration with environmental oxygen sources.
The ephemeral Kokiselei laga in Turkana, Kenya, is the site of important fossil remains that contain clues about the environment and climate of sites of hominin occupation.
Working with James Weaver, we have documented the magnitude of oxygen, calcium, phosphorus and carbon deposition in secretory and maturation matrices during molar mineralization.
Lothagam sandstone deposits photographed while TAing for Craig Feibel and the Turkana Basin Institute Field School at Turkwel in Turkana, Kenya.
I have served a tutor at Eliot House for 4 years, providing support for students seeking fellowship and other funding sources, and advising in Human Evolutionary Biology.