It’s been a busy summer for our lab members! Here are the highlights for Ben:

Whatcheeria Grand Tour
  • March – Ben was invited to talk at Stephanie Pierce’s Lab (Harvard) at their Vert Paleo Journal Club Series
  • May – Field Museum Members’ Night duo livestream with Ken Angielczyk aka Mammal Man

SVPCA keynote talk

  • Ben was invited to give keynote talk in tetrapod session at virtual Symposium of Vertebrate Paleontology and Comparative Anatomy (SVPCA) meeting – WAP (Whatcheeria & Pederpes) memes galore + new tools, new data, and new synthesis for early tetrapod research
Collab paper published!
  • “Freshwater fish faunas from two Permian rift valleys of Zambia,
    novel additions to the ichthyofauna of southern Pangea” –  Brandon R. Peecook, Allison W. Bronsone, Benjamin K.A. Otoo, Christian A. Sidor