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Dr. Lindsay Zanno

Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology
Director, Paleontology & Geology Research Laboratory
Nature Research Center, NC Museum of Natural Sciences
121 W Jones Street
Raleigh, North Carolina
27603

Preferred Phone 919-707-8289
lezanno@ncsu.edu
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Education

B.S. Biological Anthropology
M.Sc. Geology
Ph.D. Geology


Interests
·       Anatomy, phylogeny, and paleobiology of theropod dinosaurs
·       Paleobiogeography and paleoecology of Cretaceous terrestrial ecosystems
·       Phylogenetic approaches to the evolution of vertebrate herbivory
·       Ontogeny and life history of fossil vertebrates

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Select Publications
Zanno LE, Makovicky PJ (2011) Herbivorous ecomorphology and specialization patterns in theropod dinosaur evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:232–237; published ahead of print December 20, 2010, doi:10.1073/pnas.1011924108.
Zanno LE, Varricchio DJ, O’Connor PM, Titus AL, Knell MJ (2011) A new troodontid theropod, Talos sampsoni gen. et sp. nov., from the Upper Cretaceous Western Interior Basin of North America. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24487. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0024487.
Zanno LE, Gillette DD, Albright LB, Titus AL (2009) A new North American therizinosaurid and the role of herbivory in “predatory” dinosaur evolution. Proc R Soc B 276:3505–3511.

Affiliations
Research Associate, Department of Geology, Field Museum of Natural History
Research Associate, Paleontology, Natural History Museum of Utah

Current Lab Members
Susan Drymala, Khai Button, Lisa Herzog, Paul Brinkman

Courses
Paleobiology

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