The Comparative Primatology Lab, directed by Dr. Jason Kamilar, investigates primate behavior, ecology, and evolution using an integrative and comparative approach.
We are part of the Anthropology Department and
May 27, 2021: Our new paper on the evolution of primate coloration is now online!
May 21, 2021: Congrats to Catie Kitrinos for completing her MA thesis on within and across primate species variation in hair microbiome diversity!
May 17, 2021: Congrats to Becca Leduc for completing her undergrad honors thesis on hair color and microbiome diversity!
May 15, 2021: Congrats to Rachel Bell for receiving a Leakey Foundation grant to support her dissertation research on lemur habitats and microbiome diversity!
March 10, 2021: Congrats to Drew Best for accepting a tenure track position in the Biology Department at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts!
January 11, 2021: Congrats to Mandy Fuchs for receiving a grant from the Leakey Foundation to support her dissertation research!