FACULTY AND STAFF DIRECTORY

Neysa Grider-Potter, Ph.D.

Neysa Grider-Potter, Ph.D.

Contact
ngriderpotter@neomed.edu

Office
D-104

Website
Lab website

Publications
Google Scholar

Appointment

Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology

BIOGRAPHY

I earned my Ph.D. in Anthropology from Arizona State University in 2019. Prior to my current position at NEOMED, I completed postdoctoral fellowships at Rocky Vista University and at Osaka University with Drs. Yoshihiko Nakano and Ryosuke Goto.

RESEARCH

My research focuses on comparative primate locomotion and musculoskeletal functional morphology.

Current research topics include:

  • The role of gaze and head stability during locomotion
  • Form and function of the mammalian spine
  • Locomotor energetics in lemurs

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, Arizona State University
  • M.A. in Anthropology, Arizona State University
  • B.S. in Anthropology, Michigan State University
  • B.S. in Zoology, Michigan State University