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Nathan Young PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor
BiographyDr. Young is an evolutionary biologist with a background in biological anthropology, anatomy and embryology, and developmental biology. Using both classical comparative and modern experimental approaches, Dr. Young's research focuses on the development of the limbs and shoulder, and particularly how the process of morphogenesis has impacted the evolution of uniquely human adaptations like bipedalism and throwing.
- 2013-Present, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco
- 2013, Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco
- 1995, BA, New college of Florida
- 2003, PhD, Harvard University
Membership & Committees
- 1995-Present, American Association of Physical Anthropologists
- 2004-Present, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
- 2007-Present, Society for the Study of Evolution
- 2008-Present, American Association of Anatomists
- 2009-Present, Society for Developmental Biology
- 2012-Present, Society of Craniofacial Genetics & Developmental Biology
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