Dr. Benedikt Hallgrímsson, PhD is a professor and head of the Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, and an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hallgrimsson works on the developmental genetics of complex traits. He integrates 3D imaging and morphometry with genetics and developmental biology. He was awarded the Rohlf Medal for Excellence in Morphometrics in 2015 and elected fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2018. Funded by CIHR, NIH and NSERC, he has published over 130 journal articles, 31 chapters, three edited volumes, and a textbook.