Coates Lab attends SVP 2019!

Coates Lab attends SVP 2019!

We had a successful and fun trip to SVP in Brisbane this year! Ben Otoo presented a poster, “New Diversity in Early Tetrapod Hind Limbs” and Mike enraptured audiences with his talk, “Rethinking the Assembly of Chimaeroid Fishes.” Rumor has it...
Coates Lab featured on CEB50 article!

Coates Lab featured on CEB50 article!

Our lab was featured in a UChicago news article about CEB50, a celebration of the first fifty years of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology. Mike is the current chair of CEB and was photographed absolutely glowingly (mostly due to the light table), basking among the...
Phoebodus paper out in Proc B!

Phoebodus paper out in Proc B!

Here, we report the first skeletal remains of Phoebodus from the Famennian (Late Devonian) of the Maïder region of Morocco, revealing an anguilliform body, specialized braincase, hyoid arch, elongate jaws and rostrum, complementing its characteristic dentition and...
Tristychius paper published!

Tristychius paper published!

After an extended gestation, Tristychius -the jaws paper-, is finally out, published in Science Advances: ‘High-performance suction feeding in an early elasmobranch’.  The work highlights collaboration with Aaron Olsen (Brown University) and his...
Tetsuto Miyashita receives Stensiö Award!

Tetsuto Miyashita receives Stensiö Award!

Congratulations to our post-doc Tetsuto for receiving the Stensiö Award! Named after Swedish vertebrate paleontologist Erik Stensiö, the award recognizes the research and impact of a scholar within five years of receiving a Ph.D. Stensiö, the founder of the...
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