Past Grantees


Jurassic Foundation grants represent an important aid for young researchers from around the world.” – Cecilia Apaldetti, Ph.D., Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio, Argentina; JF grantee Fall 2008

Spring 2014

Jennifer Anne

“Bone Healing and Remodeling in Extant and Extinct Archosaurs as Revealed by Elemental Mapping”

University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.


Eric Lund

“Evolution and Function of the Narial Region in Ceratopsian Dinosaurs”

Ohio University, Athens, OH, U.S.A.


Nirina Ratsimbaholison

“Ontogenetic Changes in the Craniomandibular Skeleton of Nonavian Theropod Dinosaurs”

Ohio University, Athens, OH, U.S.A.


Thibaud Souter

“Theropod Bipedalism: Evolution of Hip Mechanics and Morphometrics in 3D”

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France


Michelle Stocker

“The Late Triassic Dinosaur Fauna from the Chugwater Group, Wyoming”

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, U.S.A.


Fall 2014

Flavio Bellardini

“The Sauropods from the Lower Cretaceous Lohan Cura Formation (Aptian-Albian) of Cerro León (Patagonia, Argentina): An Osteological and Histological Approach”

Museo Municipal “Carmen Funes,” Plaza Huincul, Neuquén, Argentina


Christopher Griffin

“Ontogeny and Individual Variation in the Late Triassic Theropod Coelophysis bauri” 

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, U.S.A.


E. Martin Hechenleitner

“Sauropod Dinosaurs from the Late Cretaceous Los Llanos Formation (La Rioja, NW Argentina): Paleobiological and Paleobiogeographic Implications”

Centro Regional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Transferencia Tecnologica de La Rioja (CRILAR-CONCET), Anillaco, La Rioja, Argentina


Brandon Hedrick

“Ornithischian Appendicular Shape Trends and Muscle Moment Arm Reconstruction: Understanding Dinosaurian Locomotion Using 3D Geometric Morphometrics and Computer Modeling”

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.


Dominic White

“The Functional Evolution of the Dinosaur Axial Skeleton”

The George Washington University, Washington, DC, U.S.A.


 Virginia Zurriaguz

“Postcranial Pneumaticity in Titanosaur Sauropods from Argentina”

Universidad Nacional de Rio Negro, Viedma, Rio Negro, Argentina