Current Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor of Anatomical Sciences

Dr. Menegaz is a functional morphologist interested in the biology of mammalian feeding.

She is also a medical and science educator in the fields of human and comparative vertebrate anatomy. She teaches the anatomical sciences (gross anatomy, neuroanatomy, embryology, and histology) to students in the health science professions.

See Dr. Menegaz's curriculum vitae here.

Graduate Students

Graduate Student (2019-Present)

Master of Science in Medical Sciences - Anatomy Track (in progress)

UNT Health Sciences Center

Graduate Student (2019-Present)

Master of Science in Medical Sciences - Anatomy Track (in progress)

UNT Health Sciences Center

Undergraduate Researchers

Avery Boley

Summer Multicultural Advancement Research Training (SMART) Scholar (2019)

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2022 (in progress)

Home Institution: Texas A&M University - Commerce

Janessa Bushman

Summer Opportunities in Anatomy Research (SOAR) Intern (2019), co-advised by Dr. Scott Maddux

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2021 (in progress)

Home Institution: Salt Lake City Community College

Holly LaRocque

Summer Opportunities in Anatomy Research (SOAR) Intern (2019)

Bachelor of Science in Biology, 2021 (in progress)

Home Institution: Humboldt State University

Research Assistants

Research Assistant (2018-Present), Graduate Student (2017-2018)

Master of Science in Medical Sciences - Anatomy Track, 2018

UNT Health Sciences Center


Summer is shown here presenting her poster at the 2018 UNTHSC Research Appreciation Day (abstract).

Ranger Kile, M.S.

Research Assistant (2018-Present)

Master of Science in Medical Sciences, 2018

UNT Health Sciences Center


Ranger is shown here presenting his poster at the 2019 UNTHSC Research Appreciation Day (abstract).