Matthew K Vickaryous

 Matthew Vickaryous


BSc, MSc Calgary, PhD Dalhousie
 Office: Biomed 2624
 519-824-4120 Ext. 53871

 Lab: Biomed 2622
 519-824-4120 Ext. 52378


Current Graduate Students

  • Kathy Jacyniak - PhD
  • Nikita McKnight - PhD
  • Gabriella Burdette - MSc
  • Kayla Favaro - MSc


Selected Publications

  • Bradley, S.S., Howe, E., Bailey, C.D., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. The dendrite arbor of Purkinje cells is altered in response to tail regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Integrative and Comparative Biology; icab098,
  • Schwaner, M.J., Hsieh, S.T., Braasch, I., Bradley, S., Campos, C.B., Collins, C.E., Donatelli, C.M., Fish, F.E., Fitch, O.E., Flammang, B.E., Jackson, B.E., Jusufi, A., Mekdara, P.J., Patel, A., Swalla, B.J. Vickaryous, M., McGowan, C.P. 2021. Future tail tales: a forward-looking integrative perspective on tail research.  Integrative and Comparative Biology; icab082,
  • Bradley, S.S., Howe, E., Bent, L.R., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. Cutaneous tactile sensitivity before and after tail loss and regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Journal of Experimental Biology 224: 1-8 (jeb234054).
  • Ösi, A., Magyar, J., Rosta, K., and M.K. Vickaryous. 2021. Cranial ornamentation in the Late Cretaceous nodosaurid ankylosaur Hungarosaurus. PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.11010
  • Horricks, R.A., Herbinger, C.M., Vickaryous, M.K., Taylor, P., and J.S. Lumsden. 2020. Differential protein abundance associated with delayed regeneration of the scleractinian coral Montastraea cavernosa. Coral Reefs 39: 1175-1186.
  • Kirby, A., Vickaryous, M., Boyde, A., Olivo, A., Moazen, M., Bertazzo, S., and S. Evans. 2020. A comparative histological study of the osteoderms in the lizards Heloderma suspectum (Squamata: Helodermatidae) and Varanus komodoensis (Squamata: Varanidae). Journal of Anatomy 236: 1035-1043.
  • Lessner, E.J., Gant, C.A., Hieronymus, T.L., Vickaryous, M.K., and C.M. Holliday. 2019. Anatomy and ontogeny of the mandibular symphysis in Alligator mississippiensis. Anatomical Record 302: 1696-1708.
  • Jacyniak, K. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2018. Constitutive cardiomyocyte proliferation in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Journal of Morphology, 279 (9): 1355-1367.
  • McDonald, R.P. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2018. Evidence for neurogenesis in the medial cortex of the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Scientific Reports 8: 9648. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27880-6
  • Subramaniam, N., Petrik, J.J. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2018. VEGF, FGF2 and TGFbeta expression in the normal and regenerating epidermis of geckos: implications for epidermal homeostasis and wound healing in reptiles. Journal of Anatomy 232(5): 768-782. doi: 10.1111/joa.12784.
  • Gilbert, E.A.B. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2018. Neural stem/progenitor cells are activated during tail regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius). Journal of Comparative Neurology 526: 285-309.
  • Jacyniak, K., McDonald, R.M. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2017. Tail regeneration and other phenomena of wound healing and tissue restoration in lizards. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 2858-2869.
  • Payne, S.L., Peacock, H.M. and M.K. Vickaryous. 2017. Blood vessel formation during tail regeneration in the leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius): the blastema is not avascular. Journal of Morphology 278: 380-389.