Jun
10

Week One Update

I arrived to my first day at the Smithsonian on the 28th of May.  After a brief orientation, I got started pretty much right after.  I spent the first week reading literature for about three to four hours each day, all to flesh out the ideas in my proposal.  I focused on finding papers that…
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Apr
10

Ontogenetic changes in the jaw morphology of mosasaurs in the genus Clidastes

Hi all.!  My name is Ian Wilenzik.  I am a biology major here at William and Mary, with particular interest in ancient life and the lessons we could learn from the fossil record to inform decisions made about extant organisms.  The focus of my project over the summer centers around the mosasaurs (for context, the…
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