Kathleen Smith's Lab

Kathleen Smith's papers, and other papers from the Smith Lab

Updated publications lists also may be found by searching K K Smith's references at scholars@duke.edu or researchgate.

Some Recent Publications:

Smith, KK. (2015) Placental evolution in therian mammals. In Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution, edited by KP Dial, N Shubin, and EL Brainerd,205-225. University of Chicago Press, pages 205-225. pdf

Adamski, KN, Loyd, AM, Samost, A, Myers, B, Nightingale, R, Smith, K, and 'Dale' Bass, CR. (2015) Pediatric coronal suture fiber alignment and the effect of interdititation on coronal suture mechanical properties. Annals of biomedical engineering 43, no. 9: 2101-2111. pdf

Keyte, AL, and Smith, KK. (2014) Heterochrony and developmental timing mechanisms: changing ontogenies in evolution. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology 34: 99-107. pdf

Price, SA, Hopkins, SSB, Smith, KK, and Roth, VL. (2012) Tempo of trophic evolution and its impact on mammalian diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109, no. 18: 7008-7012. pdf

Keyte, A, and Smith, KK. (2012) Heterochrony in somitogenesis rate in a model marsupial, Monodephis domestica. Evol Dev 14, no. 1: 93-103. pdf

Moustakas, JE, Smith, KK, and Hlusko, LJ. (2011) Evolution and development of the mammalian dentition: Insights from the marsupial, Monodelphis domestica. Developmental Dynamics 240, no. 1: 232-239. pdf file

Alonzo, M, Smith, KK, and Kirby, ML. (2011) Epigenetic interactions of the cardiac neural crest. in: Hallgrimsson, B and Hall, B.K. eds., Epigenetics. University of California Press. pages 181-194.

Keyte, AL, and Smith, KK. (2010) Developmental origins of precocial forelimbs in marsupial neonates. Development 137, no. 24: 4283-4294. pdf

Keyte, AL, and Smith, KK. (2008) Opossum (Monodelphis domestica): A marsupial developmental model. In: Emerging Model Organisms: A laboratory manual. Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Pp. 557-575 link (email for reprint)

Smith, KK. "Craniofacial development in marsupial mammals: developmental origins of evolutionary change." Dev Dyn 235, no. 5 (May 2006): 1181-1193. (pdf file).

van Nievelt, A. F. H. and K. K. Smith. 2005. To replace or not to replace: The significance of reduced tooth replacement in marsupial and placental mammals. Paleobiology 31(2):324-346 (pdf file).

van Nievelt, A. F. H. and K. K. Smith. 2005. Tooth eruption in Monodelphis domestica and its significance for phylogeny and natural history. Journal of Mammalogy 86(2): 333-341. pdf file

Vaglia, J. and Smith K. K. (2003) Early development of cranial neural crest in the marsupial, Monodelphis domestica . Evolution and Development 5:121-135. pdf file

Smith, K. K. (2003) Time's arrow: heterochrony and the evolution of development. International Journal of Developmental Biology 47: 613-621. pdf file

Sánchez-Villagra, M. R., Gemballa, S., Nummela, S., Smith, K K. , Maier, W. (2002). Ontogenetic and phylogenetic transformations of the ear ossicles in marsupial mammals, Journal of Morphology 251: 219-238. pdf file

Smith, K. K. (2002) Sequence heterochrony and the Evolution of Development.  Journal of Morphology 252: 82-97. pdf file

Smith, K. K. (2001)  The evolution of mammalian development.  Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology  156:119-135. pdf file

Smith, K. K. (2001)  Heterochrony revisited:  The evolution of developmental sequences.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.  73:169-186. pdf file

Smith, K. K. (2001)  The early development of the neural plate, neural crest and facial region in marsupials.  Journal of Anatomy 199:121-131. pdf file

Wall, C. and K. K. Smith (2001) Ingestion in mammals. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Macmillan publishers. 1-6. pdf file

Selected Other Publications:

Nishikawa, K. C., Kier, W. M. and Smith, K. K. (1999) Morphology and mechanics of tongue movement in the African pig-nosed frog, Hemisus marmoratum : A muscular-hydrostatic model. Journal of Experimental Biology 202:771-780. pdf file

Nunn, CL and KK Smith.  1998.  Statistical analyses of developmental sequences: the craniofacial region in marsupial and placental mammals.  The American Naturalist.  152(1):82-101.   pdf file

Smith, KK and RA Schneider.  1998.  Have gene knockouts caused evolutionary reversals in the mammalian first arch?  BioEssays. 20:245-255. pdf file

Sanchez-Villagra, M. and Smith, K. K. (1997) Diversity and evolution of the marsupial mandibular angle. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 4:119-144 pdf file

Smith, KK.  1997.  Comparative patterns of craniofacial development in eutherian and metatherian mammals.  Evolution.  51(5):1663-1678. pdf file

Smith, KK.  1996.  Integration of craniofacial structures during development in mammals.  American Zoologist.  36:70-79.  pdf file

Smith, KK.  1994.  Are neuromotor systems conserved in evolution?  Brain, Behavior and Evolution.  43:293-305. pdf

Smith, KK.  1994.  Development of craniofacial musculature in Monodelphis domestica Marsupialia:Didelphidae).  Journal of Morphology.  222:149-173.   pdf file

Clark, CT and KK Smith.  1993.  Cranial osteogenesis in Monodelphis domestica (Didelphidae) and Macropus eugenii (Macropodidae).  Journal of Morphology.  215:119-149. pdf

Smith, KK.  1992.  The evolution of the mammalian pharynx.  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.  104:313-349.  pdf file

Smith, K. K. and K.H. Redford (1990) The anatomy and function of the feeding apparatus in two armadillos (Dasypoda): Anatomy is not destiny. Journal of Zoology, London 221:1-21. pdf file
Smith, K. K. and W. M. Kier (1989) Trunks, tongues and tentacles: Animal movement with muscular skeletons. American Scientist. 77:28-35. pdf file

Kier, W. M. and Smith, K. K. (1985) Tongues, tentacles and trunks: The biomechanics of movement in muscular-hydrostats. Zoological J. of the Linnean Society. 83: 307-324. pdf file

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