Keck School Faculty

Myra Laird
Myra Laird
Assistant Professor of Clinical Integrative Anatomical Sciences
Integrative Anatomical Sciences
1333 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Homo naledi cranial remains from the Lesedi chamber of the rising star cave system, South Africa J Hum Evol. 2019 Jul; 132:1-14. . View in PubMed

Taking a big bite: Working together to better understand the evolution of feeding in primates Am J Primatol. 2019 May; 81(5):e22981. . View in PubMed

Joint angular excursions during cyclical behaviors differ between tetrapod feeding and locomotor systems J Exp Biol. 2019 Apr 30; 222(Pt 9). . View in PubMed

Inter-stride variability triggers gait transitions in mammals and birds Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Dec 19; 285(1893):20181766. . View in PubMed

A new fossil cercopithecid tibia from Laetoli and its implications for positional behavior and paleoecology J Hum Evol. 2018 05; 118:27-42. . View in PubMed

Middle and Later Stone Age chronology of Kisese II rockshelter (UNESCO World Heritage Kondoa Rock-Art Sites), Tanzania PLoS One. 2018; 13(2):e0192029. . View in PubMed

Variation in human gape cycle kinematics and occlusal topography Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017 11; 164(3):574-585. . View in PubMed

Skull diversity in the Homo lineage and the relative position of Homo naledi J Hum Evol. 2017 03; 104:124-135. . View in PubMed

The skull of Homo naledi J Hum Evol. 2017 03; 104:100-123. . View in PubMed

New fossil remains of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber, South Africa Elife. 2017 05 09; 6. . View in PubMed

Chewing efficiency and occlusal functional morphology in modern humans J Hum Evol. 2016 Apr; 93:1-11. . View in PubMed

Spatial determinants of the mandibular curve of Spee in modern and archaic Homo Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 10; 161(2):226-36. . View in PubMed

The evolutionary relationships and age of Homo naledi: An assessment using dated Bayesian phylogenetic methods J Hum Evol. 2016 08; 97:17-26. . View in PubMed

Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa Elife. 2015 Sep 10; 4. . View in PubMed

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