Paul Gignac, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • 494 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

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

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Paul Gignac is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

ontogeny Earth & Environmental Sciences
jaws Agriculture & Biology
Crocodylia Agriculture & Biology
Bite Force Medicine & Life Sciences
Iodine Medicine & Life Sciences
turtle Earth & Environmental Sciences
brain Agriculture & Biology
turtles Agriculture & Biology

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 494 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Alligators and Crocodiles

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

Peripheral Nerves
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Biomechanical Phenomena
Bone and Bones
Bite Force
7 Citations (Scopus)
life history
13 Citations (Scopus)

A comparison of postnatal arterial patterns in a growth series of giraffe (Artiodactyla: Giraffa camelopardalis)

O'Brien, H. D., Gignac, P. M., Hieronymus, T. L. & Witmer, L. M., 1 Jan 2016, In : PeerJ. 2016, 2, 1696.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Giraffa camelopardalis
carotid arteries
Internal Carotid Artery