|Christopher P. Meyer|
University of Guam
Mangilao, GU 96923 U.S.A.
Ph.D. Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley, 1998
Thesis title: "Phylogenetic systematics, biogeography, and diversification patterns in cowries"
Committee: Jere H. Lipps (chair), David R. Lindberg, David R. Stoddart
M.A. Paleontology, University of California at Berkeley, 1992
Thesis title: "Pattern formation in cypraeid gastropods: a specific case of pattern formation leading to a general model"
Committee: Carole S. Hickman (chair), David R. Lindberg, George F. Oster
B.S. Colgate University, Magna cum Laude, 1988
majors in biology and geology (high honors)
Grants - Honors - Awards
NSF Systematics Grant (#9807316 to G. Paulay) Patterns and Processes of Marine Speciation:
a case study of Indo-West Pacific Cowries, 1998-2001
NIH Genetics Training Grant, 1996-97
Dorothy K. Palmer Memorial Award, Museum of Paleontology, 1996
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor, Integrative Biology, 1996
Alice J. Rosenberg Fellowship, 1989-1990
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, 1988-1989
Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Chapter, 1987
Award of Excellence in Geology, 1988
Charles A. Dana Scholarship, 1986-1987
Teaching Assistant, U.C. Berkeley, January 1990 - May 1997
-Principles of Phylogenetics (with David Lindberg and Brent Mishler)
-Biology and Geomorphology of Tropical Islands (with David Stoddart,
Roy Caldwell, Brent Mishler, Jere Lipps, and Vincent Resh)
- Biological Oceanography (with Deborah Penry)
- Invertebrate Paleontology (with Jim Valentine)
- Principles of Paleontology (with Kevin Padian)
- Paleoecology and Functional Morphology (with Carole Hickman)
- Introduction to the Oceans (with Jere Lipps)
- Evolution (with Monty Slatkin and Carole Hickman)
- Introductory Biology (with Bill Clemens, Lou Feldman, and Vince Resh)
Myers, M., Meyer, C., and V. Resh. In review. Population structure of neritid and thiarid gastropods from French Polynesian streams: a comparison of amphidromous and parthenogenic life histories. Freshwater Biology.
Valentine, J.W., Collins, A.G., and C.P. Meyer. 1994. Morphological complexity increase in metazoans. Paleobiology. 20:131-142.
Meyer, C.P. 1997. The effects of taxon sampling: assessing the accuracy of using exemplars in molecular studies. American Malacology Union, Santa Barbara, CA.
Meyer, C.P. 1996. Molecular phylogeny of living Cypraea. Western Society of Malacologists, Cypraeoidae Symposium, San Diego.
Hedegaard, C. and C.P. Meyer. 1996. Schilder revisited. Western Society of Malacologists, Cypraeoidae Symposium, San Diego.
Meyer, C.P. 1995. Character complexes and cypraeid phylogeny. American Malacology Union, Hilo, HI.
Meyer, C.P. 1991. Pattern formation in cypraeid gastropods. American Malacology Union, Berkeley, CA.