Postdoctoral Associates:

 

 
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MELANIE MARTIN

Dr. Martin joined Yale as a Postdoctoral Associate in 2016. Her research examines growth, health, and reproductive outcomes across the life course, particularly in relation to breastfeeding practices, diet, and microbial exposures. She is a co-PI in the Chaco Area Reproductive Ecology Project (Argentina) and an affiliate of the Tsimane Health and Life History Project (Bolivia).  She will join the faculty of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle, in the Fall of 2018.  Website

 

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margaret corley

Dr. Corley joined our lab as a Postdoctoral Associate in June of 2017. She is broadly interested in reproductive ecology of humans and non-human primates. In particular, she is working on how hormones, health, and behavior influence one another, and how the interactions among these are informed by social and other environmental factors. Maggie is currently working on the endocrine correlates of life history transitions in Qom girls and women.  Website


Graduate Students:

 

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kendall arslanian

Kendall is interested in understanding the developmental and evolutionary origins of human obesity.  She is currently collecting data of her doctoral dissertation in Samoa, weighing and measuring beautiful newborns and infants and inteviewing their mothers.

Overall research interests: human behavior and cultural variation in evolutionary perspective, evolutionary medicine, reproductive endocrinology, the effect of nutritional transitions on gene by environment interaction.   Website

 

 
 
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CARLYE CHANEY

Carlye is a first year graduate student in Biological Anthropology at Yale.  She is interested in the ways that social change affects indigenous health as shown through immunology and reproductive biology. I am particularly interested in the cultural changes influencing the usage of traditional medicine in the Andean region as well as the impacts of medical pluralism on health.

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SOL GENNUSO

Sol is a doctoral student from the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, in Corrientes, Argentina. She is currently writing her dissertation on the correlates of juvenile development in black and gold howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya).

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SOFIA OLMEDO

Sofía is a doctoral student in the School of Health Sciences of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.  She is studying the social and biological correlates of childhood obesity in Qom children from a peri-urban population.


Alumni:

 

 MARIANA RAÑO PhD 2016

MARIANA RAÑO
PhD 2016

 NORBERTO LANZA PhD 2009  We all miss you, Norber...

NORBERTO LANZA
PhD 2009

We all miss you, Norber...

 ELENA LAGRANJA PhD 2014

ELENA LAGRANJA
PhD 2014