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

the Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at UMass Amherst.

Lab News

May 11, 2020: Congrats to Postdoc John Rowan for his upcoming tenure track position in the Anthropology Department at SUNY Albany!

April 11, 2020: Congrats to Catie Kitrinos for receiving a UMass Natural History Collections Grant for her project entitled, "Bats, Baboons, and Berries: Microbial Transmission At Kasanka National Park"

December 30, 2019: Congrats to Andrew Zamora for receiving a NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant to support his research entitled, "Socio-genomic Evolution of Primates"

 

December 16, 2019: Excited that our new PNAS paper is now published! "Geographically divergent evolutionary and ecological legacies shape mammal biodiversity in the global tropics and subtropics"

October 29, 2019: Congrats to Drew Best for receiving a Wenner-Gren Foundation grant to support his dissertation research!

October 8, 2019: Congrats to John Rowan on his new PNAS paper examining early hominin ecosystems!

 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909284116

May 13, 2019: Congrats to Rachel Bell for being awarded a NSF GRFP and both Andrew Zamora and Drew Best for obtaining Leakey Foundation grants to support their dissertation research!

© 2020 by Jason Kamilar