Paul Gignac, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • 566 Citations
  • 13 h-Index

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Research Interests

Dr. Gignac studies evolutionary and developmental function of the vertebrate head, including encephalization and feeding biomechanics. He is also a specialist in contrast-enhanced micro-CT imaging techniques

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Research Output

  • 566 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 19 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article

Inner ear sensory system changes as extinct crocodylomorphs transitioned from land to water

Schwab, J. A., Young, M. T., Neenan, J. M., Walsh, S. A., Witmer, L. M., Herrera, Y., Allain, R., Brochu, C. A., Choiniere, J. N., Clark, J. M., Dollman, K. N., Etches, S., Fritsch, G., Gignac, P. M., Ruebenstahl, A., Sachs, S., Turner, A. H., Vignaud, P., Wilberg, E. W., Xu, X. & 2 others, Zanno, L. E. & Brusatte, S. L., 12 May 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 19, p. 10422-10428 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Are endocasts good proxies for brain size and shape in archosaurs throughout ontogeny?

    Watanabe, A., Gignac, P. M., Balanoff, A. M., Green, T. L., Kley, N. J. & Norell, M. A., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Anatomy. 234, 3, p. 291-305 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    The utility of DiceCT imaging for high-throughput comparative neuroanatomical studies

    Gignac, P. M. & Kley, N. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 91, 3, p. 180-190 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Biomechanics behind Extreme Osteophagy in Tyrannosaurus rex

    Gignac, P. M. & Erickson, G. M., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 17 Scopus citations
  • 8 Scopus citations