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Feb. 25, 2016

Seminar to examine trade-offs in bite force and gape in primates

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Claire E. Terhune, Ph.D., assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas, will discuss the relationship between bite force and gape among primates at noon on Friday, March 4 in D-207.

She will examine how primate jaw-muscle fiber architecture function affects bite force and gape. Terhune is lead faculty for the Terhune Lab at the U of A anthropology department. She earned her doctorate degree at Arizona State University and served as primary instructor for anatomy in the physician assistant program at Duke University Medical Center prior to joining U of A.

The seminar is free and open to the public. It will be hosted by the OSU-CHS Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.

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