Assistant Professor of Biology
Office: 2219 Spieth Hall
office phone: 951-827-3652
Higham lab website
Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2006
Past and current research initiatives include:
Some Representative Publications....
- Higham, T.E., P.G. Korchari, and L.D. McBrayer. 2011. How muscles define maximum locomotor performance in lizards: An analysis using swing and stance phase muscles. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 1685-1691.
- Clark, A.J. and T.E. Higham. 2011. Slipping, sliding, and stability: locomotor strategies for overcoming low-friction surfaces. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 1369-1378.
- Higham, T.E. and A.P. Russell. 2010. Flip, flop and fly: modulated motor control and highly variable movement patterns of autotomized gecko tails. Biology Letters 6, 70-73. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0577
- Fuller, P.O, T.E. Higham, and A.J. Clark. 2011. Posture, speed, and habitat structure: Three-dimensional hindlimb kinematics of two species of padless geckos. Zoology 114, 104-112.
- Higham, T.E. and A.A. Biewener. 2008. Integration within and between muscles during terrestrial locomotion: effects of incline and speed. Journal of Experimental Biology 211, 2303-2316.
- Higham, T.E., C.D. Hulsey, O. Rican and A.M. Carroll. 2007. Feeding with speed: prey capture evolution in cichlids. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 20, 70-78.
- Higham, T.E. 2007. Feeding, fins and braking maneuvers: locomotion during prey capture in centrarchid fishes. Journal of Experimental Biology 210, 107-117.
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