Submit an Application or Nomination for These Awards by September 30, 2022!

The American Association for Anatomy’s awards program is one of the broadest in the industry. The members-only program bestows more than $350,000 in awards, research grants and scholarships each year. In fact, one in 10 members receives an award, scholarship or grant every year. Many recipients go on to achieve significant success in their careers.  Learn more about the awards below and read about the … Continue reading Submit an Application or Nomination for These Awards by September 30, 2022!

Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Join us on October 6, 2022 for a free webinar on the interplay between the central nervous system (CNS) and its vital support structures, the meninges and the brain vasculature. This event features Dr. Julie Siegenthaler, Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics Section of Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Anshutz Medical Campus. The meninges surround the brain and spinal cord providing a … Continue reading Making and Breaking CNS Barriers: Meninges Arachnoid Barrier in Development and Disease

Meet the Guest Editors: Casey M. Holliday & Emma R. Schachner

Coordinating and completing any special issue of a major journal like The Anatomical Record is a Herculean task. But it was one that paleontologists and guest editors of the recent Anatomical Record 800-page special issue on crocodiles, Emma R. Schachner and Casey M. Holliday took on and successfully accomplished. Schachner, an associate professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health in … Continue reading Meet the Guest Editors: Casey M. Holliday & Emma R. Schachner

Expanding Embryology: AAA Member Seeks to Destigmatize Sexual Health

There is a lot of mystery around pelvic anatomy and development, specifically how these topics are talked about and taught in classes, according to Kansas City University Associate Professor of Anatomy Jennifer Dennis.  As an embryologist, Dennis specializes in organism development, specifically human development. But her interest in increasing discussions and content around being more representative in how anatomy is taught is a personal one, … Continue reading Expanding Embryology: AAA Member Seeks to Destigmatize Sexual Health

Meet Angelo Iulianella!

By: Maya Thurston “He encouraged me to partake in the organization because it offers a number of programs intended to support investigators especially ones early on in their careers…” Angelo Iulianella Dr. Iulianella, is the committee chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee, SAC. He joined AAA in the late 2010’s as an assistant professor at Dalhousie University in Novikova Canada on the advice of a … Continue reading Meet Angelo Iulianella!