Kristina Aldridge

Kristina Aldridge

Biography:

Kristina received her Ph.D degree from the Functional Anatomy and Evolution program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2004. She is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences at the University of Missouri. Kristina's interests include development and evolution of the brain, genetic and epigenetic influences on brain morphology, and genotype-phenotype correlations in the craniofacial complex. Her current research focuses on patterns of organizational change in the brain across human evolutionary history and the interaction of skeletal and neural tissues over the course of human development.