Welcome to the Smaers Lab for Macroevolutionary Anatomy at the Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University!

Feel free to peruse through the information about the lab's ongoing research, and contact Dr. Smaers for any further questions. 

Fig 1: Frontal cortex lamination in                 Fig 2:  Phylogenetic mapping of disproportionate coordinated           Fig 3: Different evolutionary pathways of brain-body
         Epomophorus labiatus (Chiroptera)             increase in the primate prefrontal and posterior                             co-evolution in extant and fossil primates
         (Reyes et al., In prep)                                    cerebellar cortex (Smaers, 2014, Prog Brain Res)                          (Smaers et al., 2012, PNAS)

Assistant Professor
Stony Brook University, New York