Paul Gignac, PhD

Associate Professor Anatomy and Cell Biology, Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • 594 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

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

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Tempo and pattern of avian brain size evolution

    Gignac, P., 2020, In : Current Biology.

    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

  • 8 Scopus citations