November Issue of Developmental Dynamics is Out

Want to read about North African catfish’s pectoral fins, North American killfish and platyfish? Then be sure to check out the November issue of AAA’s Developmental Dynamics. This month’s cover story is on the development of the North African catfish, Clarias gariepinus, pectoral fin and how it differs from the stereotypical teleost pattern. In the research article, “Direct development of the catfish pectoral fin: An alternative … Continue reading November Issue of Developmental Dynamics is Out

Nature Announces Special Issue on Racism, Thanks Guest Editors

Nature—the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal—has published a special issue addressing the legacy of racism in science. “For centuries, science has built a legacy of excluding people of colour and those from other historically marginalized groups from the scientific enterprise. This legacy extends to research used to underpin discriminatory thinking, and outputs that ignore and further disadvantage marginalized people. Nature has had a role in creating this … Continue reading Nature Announces Special Issue on Racism, Thanks Guest Editors

Geneticist, Father of Palaeogenomics Wins Nobel Prize

By Sheryll Poe The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo, in recognition of his work using genetic analysis on ancient DNA to uncover a direct descendant of two different groups of early humans. “The work of Svante Pääbo, a geneticist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, led to the sequencing of the Neanderthal … Continue reading Geneticist, Father of Palaeogenomics Wins Nobel Prize

Writing the Best Abstract

By Rachel Menegaz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center The deadline for abstract submission for Anatomy Connected 2023 is rapidly approaching (December 14, 2022). The Committee for Early Career Anatomists (CECA), which reviews the abstracts submitted by trainees for the Student/Postdoctoral Awards, has developed the following guidelines based on our collective experience with what makes a clear and compelling abstract. While … Continue reading Writing the Best Abstract

Congratulations to the 2022 AAA Regional Meeting Award Winners!

Best Oral Presentation Awards Size Matters: Growth Control of the WingAndrew Liu, Northwestern University Sex-based Differences in the Sciatic Nerve and Piriformis Muscle Relationship: A Cadaveric StudyCharlie Marchese, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences Best Poster Presentation Awards IRF6 Modulates Endosomal Function through a Nontranscriptional MechanismAngelo Antiguas, University of Iowa The Use of 3D Printed Arterial Models for Neuroanatomical Laboratory EducationMichael Corigliano, University of … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2022 AAA Regional Meeting Award Winners!

Call for Anatomy Scholars Program Mentors

Application Deadline: 11/1/2022 The Anatomy Scholars Program (ASP) was created to support and increase retention of Underrepresented Minorities (URM) in STEM in academia in the USA and Canada. This comprehensive 2-year program includes pairing scholars with a mentor who is also a member of the organization. Scholars will be early-career members transitioning into their first independent position as faculty in an anatomy-related field. ASP Mentors need not identify … Continue reading Call for Anatomy Scholars Program Mentors