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Course Personnel

Dr. Betty L. Black received a B.A. degree in Biology from Lindenwood College, an M.S. degree from Vanderbilt University, and a Ph.D. from Washington University (St. Louis). She pursued postdoctoral studies at Washington University Medical School and is currently a Professor of Biology. She conducts research on development of embryonic intestine and teaches courses in Developmental Anatomy, Functional Histology, and Animal Diversity as well as the DE sections of BIO 181 and 183. Dr. Black is responsible for the course website and all aspects of the "lecture" part of the course.

Evan Jevnikar received his BSc in Geology at the University of Kansas and worked at the Biodiversity Institute for two years as a paleontology researcher. His research at the time focused mainly on how Tyrannosaur dentition change as they grow. Right now he is starting his Masters degree and will continue researching theropods of the Late Cretaceous.