Caley Orr, PhD
Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology

Publications

  • Hodgkins JM*, Orr CM (*co-first authors), Gravel-Miguel C, Riel-Salvatore J, Miller CE, Bondioli L, Nava A, Lugli F, Talamo S, Hajdinjak M, Cristiani E, Romandini M, Meyer D, Drohobytsky D, Kuester F, Pothier-Bouchard G, Buckley M, Mancini L, Baruffaldi F, Silvestrini S, Arrighi S, Keller HM, Griggs RB, Peresani M, Strait DS, Benazzi S, Negrino F. An infant burial from Arma Veirana in northwestern Italy provides insights into funerary practices and female personhood in early Mesolithic Europe. Scientific Reports 11:23735. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-02804-z
  • Bowland LA, Scott JE, Kivell TL, Patel BA, Tocheri MW,?Orr CM.?Homo naledi?pollical metacarpal morphology shaft morphology is distinctive and intermediate between that of australopiths and other members of the genus?Homo. Journal of Human Evolution 158:103048.
  • Durand S, Dufour J, Rosas A, Becce F, Orr C. Three-dimensional comparative study of human bipartite scaphoids and the os centrale of the wrist in Neandertals and non-human anthropoid primates. Diagnostics 11:2295.
  • Anaya A, Patel BA, Orr CM, Ward CV, Almécija S. Evolutionary trends in the lateral foot of catarrhine primates: contextualizing the fourth metatarsal of Australopithecus afarensis. Journal of Human Evolution 161:103078.
  • Hodgkins J, Marean CW, Venter JA, Richardson L, Roberts P, Zech J, Difford M, Copeland SR, Orr CM, Keller HM, Fahey BP, Lee-Thorpe JA. 2020. An isotopic test of the seasonal migration hypothesis for large grazing ungulates inhabiting the Palaeo-Agulhas plain. Quaternary Science Reviews 235:106221.
  • Hirniak JN, Smith EI, Johnsen R, Ren M, Hodgkins J, Orr C, Negrino F, Riel-Salvatore J, Fitch S, Miller CE, Zerboni A, Mariani GS, Harris JA, Gravel-Miguel C, Strait D, Peresani M, Benazzi S, Marean CW. Discovery of cryptotephra at Middle-Upper Paleolithic sites Arma Veirana and Riparo Bombrini, Italy: a new link for broader geographic correlations. Journal of Quaternary Science 35:199-212.
  • Patel BA, Orr CM, Jashashvili T. Strength properties of extant hominoid hallucal and pollical metapodials. J Hum Evol. 2020 Jun;143:102774. PubMed PMID: 32325278
  • Sollaccio DR, Navo P, Ghiassi A, Orr CM, Patel BA, Lewton KL. Evaluation of Articular Surface Similarity of Hemi-Hamate Grafts and Proximal Middle Phalanx Morphology: A 3D Geometric Morphometric Approach. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Feb;44(2):121-128. PubMed PMID: 30017649
  • Sollaccio DR, Navo P, Ghiassi A, Orr CM, Patel BA, Lewton KL. Evaluation of Articular Surface Similarity of Hemi-Hamate Grafts and Proximal Middle Phalanx Morphology: A 3D Geometric Morphometric Approach. J Hand Surg Am. 2019 Feb;44(2):121-128. PubMed PMID: 30017649
  • Fernández PJ, Mongle CS, Leakey L, Proctor DJ, Orr CM, Patel BA, Almécija S, Tocheri MW, Jungers WL. Evolution and function of the hominin forefoot. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Aug 28;115(35):8746-8751. PubMed PMID: 30104373
  • Patel BA, Jashashvili T, Bui SH, Carlson KJ, Griffin NL, Wallace IJ, Orr CM, Susman RL. Inter-ray variation in metatarsal strength properties in humans and African apes: Implications for inferring bipedal biomechanics in the Olduvai Hominid 8 foot. J Hum Evol. 2018 Aug;121:147-165. PubMed PMID: 29764690
  • Orr CM. Kinematics of the anthropoid os centrale and the functional consequences of scaphoid-centrale fusion in African apes and hominins. J Hum Evol. 2018 Jan;114:102-117. PubMed PMID: 29447753
  • Fernández PJ, Almécija S, Patel BA, Orr CM, Tocheri MW, Jungers WL. Functional aspects of metatarsal head shape in humans, apes, and Old World monkeys. J Hum Evol. 2015 Sep;86:136-46. PubMed PMID: 26276534
  • Almécija S, Orr CM, Tocheri MW, Patel BA, Jungers WL. Exploring phylogenetic and functional signals in complex morphologies: the hamate of extant anthropoids as a test-case study. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2015 Jan;298(1):212-29. PubMed PMID: 25529242
  • Wennemann SE, Lewton KL, Orr CM, Almécija S, Tocheri MW, Jungers WL, Patel BA. A geometric morphometric approach to investigate primate proximal phalanx diaphysis shape. American Journal of Biological Anthropology
  • Torrese P, Zucca F, Martini S, Benazzi S, Drohobytsky D, Gravel-Miguel C, Hodgkins J, Meyer D, Miller C, Peresani M, Orr C, Strait DS, Negrino F. Ground truth validated 3D electrical resistivity imaging of the archaeological deposits at Arma Veirana cave (northern Italy). Journal of Quaternary Science.
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