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Maria awarded SFI Frontiers for the Future grant!

10 May 2022
Maria holding a fossil

Maria is joined by new PhD student Aaron Quigley as part of the project.

Maria, Aaron and colleagues will investigate how, and why, melanin evolved in vertebrates, by better understanding the biology of melanin in modern-day vertebrates and how this is impacted by aspects of the fossilization process.

Maria McNamara Research Group

Experimental and analytical taphonomy

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), University College Cork (UCC), Butler Building, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, T23 TK30, Ireland