Pennsylvania State University - Anthropology Ph.D. Graduate Student
and NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Tim Ryan's Primate Functional Morphology Lab
What is your elevator pitch? AKA what do you do/study?
My research focuses on understanding variation in human bone structure as it relates to environmental, biological, and behavioral factors including things like climate, diet, disease load, and physical activity level. To do this I use microCT to create 3D models, and then I use computer software to measure bone structure variables and compare them between populations [keep reading for more amazing images!] .
Check out Lily's Twitter page for updates on her anthropology and human evolution outreach activities at Penn State (below) and beyond (right)!