Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2016. Anomalously high variation in postnatal development is ancestral for dinosaurs but lost in birds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113:1475714762. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1613813113. PDF (personal use only)

Kuruvilla, H., B. Schmidt, S. Song, M. Bhajjan, M. Merical, C. Alley, C. Griffin, D. Yoder, J. Hein, D. Kohl, C. Puffenberger, D. Petroff, E. Newcomer, K. Good, G. Heston, A. Hurtubise. 2016. Netrin-1 peptide is a chemorepellent in Tetrahymena thermophila. International Journal of Peptides 2016: 7142868. DOI: 10.1155/2016/7142868

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Asilisaurus kongwe, an early bird-line archosaur from Tanzania. Image by Andrey Atuchin (www.dinoart1.narod.ru). Used with permission.

Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2016. The histology and femoral ontogeny of the Middle Triassic (?late Anisian) dinosauriform Asilisaurus kongwe and implications for the growth of early dinosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36:e1111224. DOI: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1111224. PDF (personal use only)

Presentations/Abstracts

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2016. Anomalously high intraspecific variation in ontogeny is the ancestral dinosaurian growth condition. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2016. Intraspecific variation and the evolution of the ancestral dinosaurian growth condition. 11th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, Washington, D.C.

†Bano, L. and C. T. Griffin. 2016. Integration of histology and morphology to assess the skeletal maturity of early-diverging dinosauromorphs. 11th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology, Washington, D.C.

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2016. The evolution of intraspecific variation in growth patterns among early dinosaurs and their relatives. Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting, Martinsville, VA.

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2015. Does the maximum body size of theropod dinosaurs increase across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary? Integrating phylogeny, growth, and body size. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2015. Does the maximum body size of theropod dinosaurs increase across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary? Using ontogeny and phylogeny to understand transitions in Earth history. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

†Bano, L. and C. Griffin. 2015. Integrating histology and morphology to assess the skeletal maturity of early-diverging dinosauromorphs. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

°Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2014. The histology and femoral ontogeny of the Middle Triassic (?late Anisian) dinosauriform Asilisaurus kongwe and implications for the growth of early dinosaurs. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany.

*Griffin, C. T. and S. J. Nesbitt. 2013. How to grow a dinosaur: the histology and femoral ontogeny of the Middle Triassic (?late Anisian) dinosauriform Asilisaurus kongwe and implications for the growth of early dinosaurs. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45:474.

°McKevitt, D. J., C.T. Griffin, R. T. Gustafson, and J. H. Whitmore. 2013. Glacial outflow origin of Massie Creek Gorge, Greene County Ohio. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45:378.

Key: * = podium presentation, ° = poster presention, † = undergraduate coauthor