Kathleen Kovalevski Smith
My current project focuses on the earliest patterning events. These projects include a study of heterochronies in the earliest morphological and genetic events in the head of marsupial and placental mammals, a study of neural crest in marupial mammals, and a study of patterns of Hox gene expression along the developing body axis, relations between the brain and cranial skeleton.
Ph.D., Harvard University 1980
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1973
Yoder, AD, Cartmill, M, Ruvolo, M, Smith, K, and Vilgalys, R. "Ancient single origin for Malagasy primates." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93, no. 10 (1996): 5122-5126. Full Text
Smith, KK. "Integration of craniofacial structures during development in mammals'." American Zoologist 36, no. 1 (1996): 70-79.
Smith, KK. "Development of craniofacial musculature in Monodelphis domestica (Marsupialia, Didelphidae)." J Morphol 222, no. 2 (November 1994): 149-173. Full Text
Smith, KK. "The conservation of neuromotor systems in evolution." Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 43 (1994): 293-305. (Academic Article)
Clark, CT, and Smith, KK. "Cranial osteogenesis in Monodelphis domestica (Didelphidae) and Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae)." Journal of Morphology 215, no. 2 (February 1993): 119-149. Full Text
SMITH, KK. "HETEROCHRONIES IN CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENT IN EUTHERIAN AND METATHERIAN MAMMALS." AMERICAN ZOOLOGIST 31, no. 5 (1991): A54-A54.
Smith, KK, and Redford, KH. "The anatomy and function of the feeding apparatus in two armadillos (Dasypoda): anatomy is not destiny." Journal of Zoology 222, no. 1 (1990): 27-47.
Smith, KK, and Mackay, KA. "The morphology of the intrinsic tongue musculature in snakes (Reptilia, Ophidia): Functional and phylogenetic implications." Journal of Morphology 205, no. 3 (1990): 307-324. Full Text