Myra Laird

Myra Laird

Assistant Professor of Clinical Integrative Anatomical Sciences
BMT Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Ancient DNA and deep population structure in sub-Saharan African foragers Nature. 2022 03; 603(7900):290-296. . View in PubMed

Grit your teeth and chew your food: Implications of food material properties and abrasives for rates of dental microwear formation in laboratory Sapajus apella (Primates) Palaeogeogr Palaeoclimatol Palaeoecol. 2021 Dec 01; 583. . View in PubMed

Human burials at the Kisese II rockshelter, Tanzania Am J Phys Anthropol. 2021 05; 175(1):187-200. . View in PubMed

Validation of a method for quantifying urinary C-peptide in platyrrhine monkeys Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2021 01 01; 300:113644. . View in PubMed

Jaw kinematics and mandibular morphology in humans J Hum Evol. 2020 02; 139:102639. . View in PubMed

Muscle architecture dynamics modulate performance of the superficial anterior temporalis muscle during chewing in capuchins Sci Rep. 2020 04 14; 10(1):6410. . View in PubMed

Ingestive behaviors in bearded capuchins (Sapajus libidinosus) Sci Rep. 2020 11 30; 10(1):20850. . View in PubMed

Homo naledi cranial remains from the Lesedi chamber of the rising star cave system, South Africa J Hum Evol. 2019 07; 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 05; 81(5):e22981. . View in PubMed

Joint angular excursions during cyclical behaviors differ between tetrapod feeding and locomotor systems J Exp Biol. 2019 04 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

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

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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