About Me

Al Evans is a zoologist, evo-devo biologist and paleobiologist. His expertise is in the evolution, function and development of mammalian teeth, ranging from rodents to hominins, working on questions involving biomechanics, developmental biology and evolutionary biology. He is the lead inventor of the 3D complexity metric Orientation Patch Count (OPC), co-discoverer of the inhibitory cascade developmental patterning mechanism, and lead author of the first study of mouse-to-elephant evolutionary rates.

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