Lab Publications

Sullivan et al., 2019

Schiffbauer et al., 2016

Selly and Schiffbauer, 2021

Schiffbauer et al., 2020


  1. Cost, I.N., Sellers, K.C., Rozin, R.E., Spates, A.T., Middleton, K.M. and Holliday, C.M. 2D and 3D visualizations of archosaur jaw muscle mechanics, ontogeny and phylogeny using ternary diagrams and 3D modeling. Journal of Experimental Biology. <link>

  2. Holliday, C.M., Sellers, K.C., Lessner, E.J., Middleton, K.M., Cranor, C., Verhulst, C.D., Lautenschlager, S., Bader, K., Brown, M.A., and Colbert, M.W. New frontiers in imaging, anatomy, and mechanics of crocodylian jaw muscles. The Anatomical Record. <link>

  3. Jacquet, S.M., Selly, T., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Brock, G.A. Sclerite assembly, articulation, and protective system of Lower Devonian machaeridians. Papers in Palaeontology. <link>

  4. Lekakh, S.N., Bofah, A., Godlewski, L.A., and Li, M. Effect of Micro-Structural Dispersity of SiMo Ductile Iron on High Temperature Performance during Static Oxidation. Metals. <link>

  5. Lekakh, S.N., Johnson, C., Godlewski, L., and Li, M. Control of High-Temperature Static and Transient Thermomechanical Behavior of SiMo Ductile Iron by Al Alloying. International Journal of Metalcasting. <link>

  6. Maloney, K.M., Schiffbauer, J.D., Halverson, G.P., Xiao, S., and Laflamme, M. Preservation of early Tonian Macroalgae from the Dolores Creek Formation, Yukon. Scientific Reports. <link>

  7. Muir, L.A., Botting, J.P., Walker, S.N.A., Schiffbauer, J.D., and MacGabhann, B.A. Onuphionella corusca sp. nov.: an early Cambrian-type agglutinated tube from Upper Ordovician strata of Morocco. In Hunter, A.W., Álvaro, J.J., Lefebvre, B., Van Roy, P., and Zamora, S. (eds.). The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: Insights from the Tafilalt Biota, Morocco. The Geological Society of London Lyell Collection Special Publications. <link>

  8. Olcott, A.N., Downen, M.R., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Selden, P.A. Diatom-influenced fossil preservation across the Cenozoic. Communications Earth & Environment. <link>

  9. Olgun, G., Mohtashami, E., Wu, C., and Selly, T. Intragrain Pore Structure of Carbonate Sands. Geo-Congress 2022. <link>

  10. Whitaker, A.F., Schiffbauer, J.D., Briggs, D.E.G., Leibach, W.W., and Kimmig, J. Preservation of soft-bodied fossils and the occurrence of phosphate-associated rare earth elements in the Cambrian (Wuliuan) Spence Shale Lagerstätte. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. <link>


  1. Anderson, E.P., Schiffbauer, J.D., Jacquet, S.M., Lamsdell, J.C., Kluessendorf, J., & Mikulic, D.G. Stranger than a scorpion: a reassessment of Parioscorpio venator, a problematic arthropod from the Llandoverian Waukesha Lagerstätte. Palaeontology. <link>

  2. Baker, B.S., Bozynski, C.C., Leary, E.V., Sherwood, R.J., Keeney, J.A., Cook, J.L., & Duren, D.L. Tibial bone quality in former bariatric surgery patients with osteoarthritis. Obesity Surgery. <link>

  3. Dirkes, R.K., Winn, N.C., Jurrissen, T.J., Lubahn, D.B., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Padilla, J., & Hinton, P.S. Voluntary wheel running partially compensates for the effects of global estrogen receptor-α knockout on cortical bone in young male mice. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. <link>

  4. Leibach, W.L., Lerosey-Aubril, R., Whitaker, A.F., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Kimmig, J. First palaeoscolecid from the Cambrian (Miaolingian, Drumian) Marjum Formation of western Utah. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. <link>

  5. Lekakh, S.N., Bofah, A., Osei, R., O’Malley, R., Godlewski, L., and Li, M. High Temperature Oxidation and Decarburization of SiMo Cast Iron in Air and Combustion Atmospheres. Oxidation of Metals. <link>

  6. Maloney, K.M., Halverson, G.P. Schiffbauer, J.D., Xiao, S., Gibson, T.M., Lechte, M.A., Cumming, V.M., Millikin, A.E.G., Murphy, J.G., Wallace, M.W., Selby, D., and Laflamme, M. New multicellular marine macroalgae from the early Tonian of northwestern Canada. Geology. <link>

  7. Selly, T. and Schiffbauer, J.D. X-ray tomographic microscopy as a means to systematically track experimental decay and fossilization. Palaios. <link>

  8. Singh, N., Kumar, S., Udawatta, R.P., Anderson, S.H., de Jonge, L.W., and Katuwal, S. X-ray micro-computed tomography characterized soil pore network as influenced by long-term application of manure and fertilizer. Geoderma. <link>

  9. Sinha, S., Muscente, A.D., Schiffbauer, J.D., Williams, M., Schweigert, G., and Martindale, R.C. Global controls on phosphatization of fossils during the Toarcian Ocean Anoxic Event. Scientific Reports. <link>


  1. Dirkes, R.K., Winn, N.C., Jurrissen, T.J., Lubahn, D.B., Vieira-Potter, V.J., Padilla, J., & Hinton, P.S. Global estrogen receptor-α knockout has differential effects on cortical and cancellous bone in aged male mice. Facets. <link>

  2. Lekakh, S.N., Tucker, W., Bofah, A., Selly, T., Godlewski, L., and Li, M. Quantitative µ-CT analysis of Scale Topology Formed During Oxidation of High SiMo Cast Iron. Oxidation of Metals. <link>

  3. Lekakh, S.N., Xueliang, Z., Wesley, T., Lee, H.K., Selly, T., and Schiffbauer, J.D. Micro-CT Quantitative Evaluation of Graphite Nodules in SGI. International Journal of Metalcasting. <link>

  4. Lessner, E.J., Holliday, C.M. A 3D ontogenetic atlas of Alligator mississippiensis cranial nerves and their significance for comparative neurology of reptiles. The Anatomical Record. <link>

  5. Schiffbauer, J.D., Selly, T., Jacquet, S.M., Merz, R.A., Nelson, L.L., Strange, M.A., Cai, Y., and Smith, E.F. Discovery of bilaterian-type through-guts in cloudinomorphs from the terminal Ediacaran Period. Nature Communications. <link>

  6. Selly, T., Schiffbauer, J.D., Jacquet, S.M., Smith, E.F., Nelson, L.L., Andreasen, B.D., Huntley, J.W., Strange, M.A., O’Neil, G.R., Thater, C.A., Steiner, M., Yang, B., and Cai, Y. A new cloudinid fossil assemblage from the terminal Ediacaran of Nevada, USA. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. <link>

  7. Shelton, K.L., Cavender, B.D., Perry, L.E., Schiffbauer, J.D., Appold, M.S., Burstein, I., and Fike, D.A. Stable isotope and fluid inclusion studies of deep Zn-Cu-(Ni-Co)-rich ores of the Brushy Creek mine, Viburnum Trend MVT district, Missouri, U.S.A.: Products of multiple sulfur sources and metal-specific fluids. Ore Geology Reviews. <link>

  8. Whitaker, A.F., Jamison, P.G., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Kimmig, J. Re-description of the Spence Shale palaeoscolecids in light of new morphological features with comments on palaeoscolecid taxonomy and taphonomy. Paläontologische Zeitschrift. <link>

  9. Yang, B., Steiner, M., Schiffbauer, J.D., Selly, T., Wu, X., Zhang, C., and Liu, P. Ultrastructure of Ediacaran cloudinids suggests diverse taphonomic histories and affinities with non-biomineralized annelids. Scientific Reports. <link>


  1. Lekakh, S.N., Zhang, X., Tucker, W., Lee, H., Selly, T., and Schiffbauer, J.D. 3D Characterization of structure and micro-porosity in two cast irons with spherical graphite. Materials Characterization. <link>

  2. Lessner, E.J., Gant, C.A., Hieronymus, T.L., Vickaryous, M.K., & Holliday, C.M. Anatomy and ontogeny of the mandibular symphysis in Alligator mississippiensis. The Anatomical Record. <link>

  3. MacGabhann, B.A., Schiffbauer, J.D., Hagadorn, J.W., Van Roy, P., Lynch, E.P., Morrison, L., and Murray, J. Resolution of the earliest metazoan record: Differential taphonomy of Ediacaran and Paleozoic fossil molds and casts. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. <link>

  4. Muscente, A.D., Martindale, R.C., Schiffbauer, J.D., Creighton, A., and Bogan, B.A. Taphonomy of the Lower Jurassic Konservat-Lagerstätte at Ya Ha Tinda (Alberta, Canada) and its significance for exceptional fossil preservation during oceanic anoxic events. Palaios. <link>

  5. Nordén, K.K., Faber, J., Babarović, F., Stubbs, T.L., Selly, T., Schiffbauer, J.D., Štefanić, P.P., Mayr, G., and Vinther, J. Melanosome diversity and convergence in the evolution of iridescent avian feathers—implications for palaeocolor reconstruction. Evolution. <link>

  6. Sellers, K.C., Schmiegelow, B.A., and Holliday, C.M. The significance of enamel thickness in the teeth of Alligator mississippiensis and its diversity among crocodyliforms. Journal of Zoology. <link>

  7. Sullivan, S.P., McGechie, F.R., Middleton, K.M., Holliday, C.M. 3D muscle architecture of the pectoral muscles of european starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Integrative Organismal Biology. <link>

  8. Wilken, A.T., Middleton, K.M., Sellers, K.C., Cost, I.N., & Holliday, C.M. The roles of joint tissues and jaw muscles in palatal biomechanics of the savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) and their significance for cranial kinesis. Journal of Experimental Biology. <link>


  1. Gibson, B.M., Schiffbauer, J.D., and Darroch, S.A.F. Ediacaran-style decay experiments using mollusks and sea anemones. Palaios. <link>


  1. Broce, J.S. and Schiffbauer, J.D. Taphonomic analysis of Cambrian vermiform fossils of Utah and Nevada, and implications for the chemistry of Burgess Shale-type preservation. Palaios. <link>