Desmostylia, Sirenia and others....
Marine Mammal
Anatomy & Paleobiology Research by Brian Beatty

 


Brian Lee Beatty
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Old Westbury, NY 11568
 

Office: 367 Riland Hall 

Office Telephone (516) 686 7435

Email: bbeatty@nyit.edu

NYCOM Anatomy Dept.  

 

also

 

Research Collaborator 

Division of Paleobiology 

National Museum of Natural History 

Smithsonian Institution 

Washington, DC


and


Research Associate

Virginia Museum of Natural History

Martinsville, VA

 

and

 

Managing Editor, PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology

 

BLOG  

facebook group - Aquatic Amniote Paleontology 

facebook group - Ungulate Evolution
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall 1999 Collecting skull of Pomatodelphis inaequalis (Cetacea, Odontoceti, Platanistidae) from Bone Valley Mines, FL, with undergraduate mentor, Dr. S. David Webb (FLMNH, now retired)


Please be patient with me, this site is still under construction.

 

News  

Beatty, B. L. and B. M. Rothschild 2008. Decompression syndrome and the evolution of deep diving physiology in the Cetacea. Naturwissenschaften Online Early Here

New Scientist  coverage of this article can be found here.

A blurb about it in American Scientist can be found here.

and a related article reporting some about this paper on Discovery News can be found here.

 

Research Interests

Terrestrial to Aquatic Transition - What does it mean to be Semiaquatic? 

Marine Mammal Anatomy & Histology
(WARNING!!! these pages contain some graphic images of dissections)

Evolution of Tethytheria (Elephants, Seacows and Desmostylia)

Tissue Mechanics of Teeth, Integument and Foods

Oral & Dental Pathology of Mammals

Histomorphometric Tools for Identifying Osteological Correlates of Soft Tissues

Evolution of North American Artiodactyla

 

Publications

 

Collaborators
(some folks I've had the pleasure to work with)

 

Fieldwork

Baja California Sur, Mexico

Seacow Origins Project - Seven Rivers Jamaica

Florida

Calvert Cliffs and Chesapeake Group
(Terrestrial Mammal Faunas of the Mid-Atlantic) 

Victoria, BC (Oligocene Desmostylia)

 

Editing

Managing Editor, PalArch's Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology
ISSN 1567-2158 (an online, peer-reviewed journal based in the Netherlands)
 

 

Teaching

Human Anatomy @ NYCOM

Student Interns 

 

Some Personal Info