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Amelia Lindsay-Kaufman

Graduate Student


CHM 1212D
Chemistry Building
8051 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742

(301) 405-3597Fax

alindsa2 [at] umd [dot] edu


Research Interests

My research interests involve the taphonomy and paleoecology of the earliest metazoans, which appear in the fossil record of the late Ediacaran Period. My current project focuses on the advent of biomineralization in Cloudina and related organisms.


Lindsay-Kaufman, A., Rosbach, S.A., Wright, L.S., Edwards, E.L., Vaziri, S.H., Majidifard, M.R., Selly, T., Laflamme, M. and Schiffbauer, J.D. (2022) Describing Difficult Shell-Hash Assemblages from the Lower Cambrian Soltanieh Formation, Alborz Mountains, Northern Iran. Palaios. 37(7) 374-391. DOI: 10.2110/palo.2021.031