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  • Directorate

    Frank Rühli

    Frank Rühli, Prof. Dr. Dr. med., EMBA

    Director of the Institute

    Head Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 15 (Office Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Thomas Böni

    Thomas Böni, KD. Dr. med.

    Vice Director of the Institute

    Deputy Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 10 (Office Y42 G70)

    thomas.boeni@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Paleogenetics Group ☛ Prof. Verena Schünemann

    Verena J. Schünemann

    Verena J. Schünemann, Assistant Professor, Dr. Dr.

    Head Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 60 (Room Y11 G68)

    verena.schuenemann@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Kerttu Majander

    Kerttu Majander, MSc

    Research Assistant Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 21 (Room Y11 G32)

    kerttu.majander@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Shevan Wilkin

    Shevan Wilkin, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant Ancient Biomolecular Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y11 G32)

    shevan.wilkin@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Anja Furtwängler

    Anja Furtwängler, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant

    Paleogenetics Group / Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 31 (Room Y11 G32)

    anja.furtwaengler@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Christian Urban

    Christian Urban, MSc

    PhD Student Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 66 (Room Y11 G32)

    christian.urban@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Donikë Sejdiu

    Donikë Sejdiu, MSc

    PhD Student Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 22 (Room Y11 G32)

    donike.sejdiu@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Enrique Rayo

    Enrique Rayo, MSc

    PhD Student Paleogenetics Group

    Advisor: Verena Schünemann

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 33 (Room Y42 G86b)

    enrique.rayo@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Saskia Pfrengle

    Saskia Pfrengle, MSc

    Research Associate Paleogenetics Group

    saskia.pfrengle@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Jaruschka Pecnik

    Jaruschka Pecnik

    Master thesis title “Dairy pastoralism in Iron Age Ukraine Scythian populations”

    Supervisor: Shevan Wilkin

    jaruschka.pecnik@uzh.ch

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  • Gülfirde Akgül

    Gülfirde Akgül, MSc

    Research Associate Paleogenetics Group

    guelfirde.akguel@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Judith Neukamm, MSc

    Judith Neukamm, MSc

    Research Associate Paleogenetics Group

    judith.neukamm@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Esther Käch

    Esther Käch, Dr. med. Student

    Supervisor: Verena Schünemann

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  • Human Ecology Group ☛ Prof. Adrian Jäggi

    Adrian Jäggi

    Adrian Jäggi, Prof. Dr.

    Head Human Ecology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 40 (Office Y42 G82)

    adrian.jaeggi@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Camila Scaff

    Camila Scaff, PhD

    Postdoc Research Assistant Human Ecology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 38 (Room Y42 G88)

    camila.scaff@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Jordan Martin

    Jordan Martin, M.A

    PhD Student Human Ecology Group

    PhD Project "Social Selection and the Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics of Human Behavioral Specialization"

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 35 (Room Y42 G88)

    jordan.martin@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Simon John

    Simon John, Dr. med. student

    Dr. med. Thesis Title "The role of oxytocin in social disorders: A meta-analysis" (Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi)

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  • Adam Daniel Hunt

    Adam Daniel Hunt, M.A.

    PhD Student Human Ecology Group

    PhD Project "Distinguishing mental disorder from evolved neurodiversity and investigating how evolutionary explanations affect stigma in psychiatry"

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 35 (Room Y42 G86)

    adam.hunt@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Dan Coppeto

    Dan Coppeto, M.A

    Graduate Student Human Ecology Group

    Extern: Emory University

    coppet@emory.edu

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  • Erik  Ringen

    Erik Ringen, B.A.

    Graduate Student Human Ecology Group

    extern: Emory University

    erik.jacob.ringen@emory.edu

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  • Evolutionary Morphology Group ☛ PD Martin Häusler

    Martin Häusler

    Martin Häusler, PD Dr. sc. nat., Dr. med.

    Head Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 30 (Room Y11 G66)

    martin.haeusler@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Noémie Bonneau

    Noémie Bonneau, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 30 (Room Y11 G66)

    noemie.bonneau@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Cinzia Fornai

    Cinzia Fornai, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 33 (Room Y11 G66)

    cinzia.fornai@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Viktoria Krenn

    Viktoria Krenn, Ing., BSc, MSc

    PhD Student Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 33 (Room Y11 G66)

    viktoria.krenn@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Nicole Webb

    Nicole Webb, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 36 (Room Y11 G66)

    nicole.webb@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Megan Malherbe

    Megan Malherbe, MSc

    PhD Student Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 36 (Room Y11 G66)

    megan.malherbe@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Mirella Woodert, Master student (MSc)

    Mirella Woodert, Master student (MSc)

    Master thesis title: The pelivc girdle of fossil hominins and implications for the evolution of birth.

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 33 (Room Y11 G66)

    mirella.woodert@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Antoinette Goujon, Master student (MSc)

    Antoinette Goujon, Master student (MSc)

    Master thesis title: An anthropolological and palaeopathological examination of the skeletal remains from Ufenau.

    Advisor: Martin Häusler Rouven Turck

    Supervisor: Michael Krützen Karin Isler

    Phone: Phone: +41 44 635 05 33 (Room Y11 G66)

    antoinette.goujon@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Jonas Müller, MD

    Jonas Müller, MD

    Dr. med. student Evolutionary Morphology Group

    Dr. med thesis title: The influence of lumbosacral transitional vertebrae on lumbar lordosis and the angle of pelvic incidence.

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Jana Meindl, Master student (MMed)

    Jana Meindl, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title "Die Bedeutung der Anzahl Lendenwirbel und der Lendenlordose für Rückenprobleme"

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Stephanie Zimmermann, Master student (MMed)

    Stephanie Zimmermann, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title "Über den evolutionären Hintergrund des Schulterimpingementsyndroms"

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

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  • Kaspar Pohl, Master student (MMed)

    Kaspar Pohl, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title: "Did birth become less obstructed during the worsening food supply towards the end of World War 1 in Switzerland?"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

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  • Aita Kaufmann, Master student (MMed)

    Aita Kaufmann, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title: "Die Korrelation der Lendenlordose mit dem Facettengelenkswinkel"

    Advisor: Masrtin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

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  • Laura Grogg, Master student (MMed)

    Laura Grogg, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title: "Maternal anthropometrics and neonate size in Basel 1910-1922"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

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  • Elisha Eastline, Master student (MMed)

    Elisha Eastline, Master student (MMed)

    Master thesis title: "Evolutionärmedizinische Aspekte zur Beziehung von Rückenproblemen mit der Wirbelmorphologie”

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

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  • Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group ☛ PD Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub, PD Dr.

    Head Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Institute Manager

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 13 (Room WAC E75)

    kaspar.staub@iem.uzh.ch

    ORCID

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  • Joël Floris

    Joël Floris, Dr. phil.

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 13 (WAC E75)

    joel.floris@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Katarina Matthes

    Katarina Matthes, Dr.

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    (Room WAC E77)

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 65 (Room WAC E77)

    katarina.matthes@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Inga Birkhölzer, BSc

    Inga Birkhölzer, BSc

    Student Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 64 (WAC E73)

    inga.birkhoelzer@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Julia Simola, BA

    Julia Simola, BA

    Student Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 64 (WAC E73)

    julia.simola@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Manuel Guarnieri Lopez, MSc Student

    Manuel Guarnieri Lopez, MSc Student

    Master thesis title: "Age and sex differences in 3D Scans"

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Michael Strässle, Dr. med. student

    Michael Strässle, Dr. med. student

    Dr. med. thesis title "Short term response of physical activity on bone health in young men"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Sandra Willi, Dr. med. Student

    Sandra Willi, Dr. med. Student

    Dr. med. thesis title: Systematic Review of COVID-10 Sequelae

    Advisors: Kaspar Staub Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Patricia Schlagenhauf EBPI

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  • Marc Rickenbacher, Dr. med. student

    Marc Rickenbacher, Dr. med. student

    Dr. med. thesis: "Association between height and BMI in various Swiss data sets"

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Prof. Zeno Stanga Inselspital Bern

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  • Marco Bernhard, MMed Student

    Marco Bernhard, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Seasonal influenza in Bern 1920-1930"

    Advisor: Joël Floris

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Paula Küng, MMed Student

    Paula Küng, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Pandemic spread vs. narratives in daily newspapers in Bern 1918"

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Advisor: Joël Floris

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  • Laura Grogg, MMed Student

    Laura Grogg, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Maternal anthropometrics and neonate size in Basel 1910-1922"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

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  • Alessia Lüthi, MMed Student

    Alessia Lüthi, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Wohnort und soziodemografische Situation der über 90jährigen Schweizerinnen und Schweizer („Centennials“) 1888 und 1900"

    Advisor: Joël Floris

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Sarah-Maria Müller, MMed Student

    Sarah-Maria Müller, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Body height in the Swiss Health Surveys 1992-2017"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Julia Schäppi, MMed Student

    Julia Schäppi, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Body height in the Bus Santé data from Geneva"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Ella Ziegler, MMed Student

    Ella Ziegler, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Body height and longevity in Glarus 1920s"

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Vivienne Salvisberg, MMed Student

    Vivienne Salvisberg, MMed Student

    Master thesis title: "Birth weight in Bern 1880-1925"

    Advisor: Katarina Matthes

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

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  • Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group ☛ PD Nicole Bender MD

    Nicole Bender

    Nicole Bender, PD MD, PhD, MSc, FMH

    Deputy Institute Manager

    Head Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 31 (Room WAC E79)

    nicole.bender@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Anja Furtwängler

    Anja Furtwängler, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant

    Paleogenetics Group / Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 31 (Room Y11 G32)

    anja.furtwaengler@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Lafi Aldakak

    Lafi Aldakak, Dr.

    Research Associate Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    lafi.aldakak@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Turgut Ekingen, Dr. med. student

    Turgut Ekingen, Dr. med. student

    Thesis title: Influence of sex age and body composition on hydration status of healthy individuals: cross-sectional study

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Nima Husseini, Dr. med. student

    Nima Husseini, Dr. med. student

    Thesis title: Sex and age differences in hydration and body composition in musculoskeletal patients: comparative study

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

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  • Sandra Willi, Dr. med. Student

    Sandra Willi, Dr. med. Student

    Dr. med. thesis title: Systematic Review of COVID-10 Sequelae

    Advisors: Kaspar Staub Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Patricia Schlagenhauf EBPI

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  • Daniel Sutter, Dr. med. student, University of Bern, Switzerland, co-supervised by Nicole Bender

    Daniel Sutter, Dr. med. student, University of Bern, Switzerland, co-supervised by Nicole Bender

    MD title "The impact of vegan diet on health and growth of children and adolescents – Literature review"

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  • Bahri Bektashi, Biomedicine Master student

    Bahri Bektashi, Biomedicine Master student

    Thesis title: Sex and age differences in hydration and body composition in the general population: longitudinal study

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

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  • Jonathan Jordi, Master student

    Jonathan Jordi, Master student

    Thesis title: "Welche Ernährungsformen sind am besten für die langfristige Gesundheit? Systematic Review und Meta-Analyse diskutiert im Licht evolutionsbiologischer Erkenntnisse"

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

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  • Matthieu Pitteloud, Master student

    Matthieu Pitteloud, Master student

    Thesis title: Reviewing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by using a holistic evolutionary view.

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Sven Frei, Master student

    Sven Frei, Master student

    Thesis title: Association between milk and dairy consumption and health outcomes: systematic review

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

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  • Juliana Maric, Master student

    Juliana Maric, Master student

    Thesis title: In-depth analysis of one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by using a holistic evolutionary view

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group ☛ Prof. Frank Rühli

    Frank Rühli

    Frank Rühli, Prof. Dr. Dr. med., EMBA

    Director of the Institute

    Head Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 15 (Office Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Patrick Eppenberger

    Patrick Eppenberger, Dr. med., Dipl. Industrial Designer FH

    Deputy Head

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 43 (Room Y42 G86a)

    patrick.eppenberger@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Thomas Böni

    Thomas Böni, KD. Dr. med.

    Vice Director of the Institute

    Deputy Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 10 (Office Y42 G70)

    thomas.boeni@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Alexander Barthelmie

    Alexander Barthelmie, Dr. med.

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 42 (Room Y42 G86b)

    alexander.barthelmie@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Lena

    Lena Öhrström, Dr. med.

    Postdoc Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 43 (Room Y42 G82)

    lena.ohrstrom@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Roger Seiler

    Roger Seiler, Dr. med. dent. Dr. phil.

    Research Associate

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 42 (Room Y42 G82)

    roger.seiler@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Abagail Breidenstein

    Abagail Breidenstein, PhD

    Postdoc Research Assistant Ancient Biomolecular Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 44 (Room Y11 G32)

    abagail.breidenstein@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Nadja Tomoum

    Nadja Tomoum, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 11 (Room Y11 G68)

    tomoum.nadja@gmail.com

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  • Antonella Pedergnana

    Antonella Pedergnana, Dr.

    Postdoc Research Assistant / Marie Sklodowska Curie-Fellow

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: Phone: +41 44 635 05 37 (Room Y42 G86)

    antonella.pedergnana@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Mahmoud Ibrahim

    Mahmoud Ibrahim, M.A.

    Egyptologist and Research Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    mahmoud.ibrahim@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Urs Leo Gantenbein

    Urs Leo Gantenbein, Dr. med.

    Research Affiliate

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 11

    ursleo.gantenbein@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Nabil Baghdadi-Serrano

    Nabil Baghdadi-Serrano, MD

    Med.pract. Doctoral student

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Co-Supervisor/Advisor: Frank Rühli and Elisabeth Eppler

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 44

    n.baghdadi-serrano@access.uzh.ch

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  • Andrina Lerchi

    Andrina Lerchi, BSc

    Research Trainee

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Supervisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    andrina.lerchi@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Alexandra Tewes, Master student

    Alexandra Tewes, Master student

    Master thesis title "Imaging tuberculosis in historical wet-specimens of abdominal organs"

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Christine Victoria Stucki, Master student

    Christine Victoria Stucki, Master student

    Master thesis title "Paläopathologische Auswertungen aus Datensätzen Altägyptischer Mumien"

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Zeynab  Askari, PhD candidat, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, co-supervised by Frank Rühli

    Zeynab Askari, PhD candidat, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, co-supervised by Frank Rühli

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  • Talissa Kucera, MD candidate

    Talissa Kucera, MD candidate

    MD thesis title: "Non-destructive tooth cementum annulation (TCA) based age estimation by conventional and phase sensitive high-resolution X-ray computed micro-tomography."

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Raphael Hug, DMD candidate

    Raphael Hug, DMD candidate

    MD thesis title: "Sex determination in human teeth by Raman spectroscopic differentiation of AMELX and AMELY amelogenin."

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Michela Lanfranchi, MD candidate

    Michela Lanfranchi, MD candidate

    MD thesis title: "Proteomic and histologic assessment of molecular taphonomy in ancient human and animal soft tissues."

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Henrik Pabst, Master student

    Henrik Pabst, Master student

    Master thesis title: "Evaluation of acquisition and reconstruction parameters for different sample types using the IEM's portable computed tomography system."

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Museum, Medical Collection and Human Remains Group ☛ Prof. Frank Rühli

    Frank Rühli

    Frank Rühli, Prof. Dr. Dr. med., EMBA

    Director of the Institute

    Head Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 15 (Office Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Thomas Böni

    Thomas Böni, KD. Dr. med.

    Vice Director of the Institute

    Deputy Head Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 10 (Office Y42 G70)

    thomas.boeni@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Martin Trachsel

    Martin Trachsel, Dr. phil.

    Medical Collection

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 62 (Room WAE F109)

    martin.trachsel@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Sabina Carraro

    Sabina Carraro, Conservator-Restorer B.A.; Dipl. Fine Arts

    Medical Collection and Scientific Collection

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 61 (Room WAE F109)

    sabina.carraro@iem.uzh.ch

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  • David Etter

    David Etter, M.A., CAS Museumsarbeit, CAS Projektmanagement

    Medical Collection

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 61 (Room WAE F109. Presence time: Monday)

    david.etter@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Johanna Stierlin, B.A.

    Johanna Stierlin, B.A.

    Freelancer Conservation

    Medical Collection

    johanna.stierlin@uzh.ch

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  • Michael Geiges

    Michael Geiges, Dr. med.

    Senior physician

    Curator Museum of Wax Moulages

    Phone: +41 44 255 56 85

    michael.geiges@usz.ch

    Website

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  • Ziyuan Lu, Master student

    Ziyuan Lu, Master student

    Master thesis title "Analyse der Herzschrittmacherobjekte der Medizinischen Sammlung UZH"

    Advisor: Martin Trachsel

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

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  • Dawei Dong, Master student

    Dawei Dong, Master student

    Master thesis title "Inventar der zahnmedizinischen Extraktionsinstrumente der Medizinischen Sammlung"

    Advisor: Roger Seiler and David Etter

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

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  • Olivia Ratti, Master student

    Olivia Ratti, Master student

    Master thesis title "Bestandesaufnahme der Taschen-Inhalatoren in der Medizinischen Sammlung"

    Advisor: Martin Trachsel and David Etter

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli and Thomas Böni

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  • Administration / Management / IT

    Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub, PD Dr.

    Head Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Institute Manager

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 13 (Room WAC E75)

    kaspar.staub@iem.uzh.ch

    ORCID

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  • Beatrice Borgts

    Beatrice Borgts

    Deputy Institute Manager Finances & HR

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11

    Telfax: +41 44 635 01 12

    beatrice.borgts@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Nicole Bender

    Nicole Bender, PD MD, PhD, MSc, FMH

    Deputy Institute Manager

    Head Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 31 (Room WAC E79)

    nicole.bender@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Stephan Thürig

    Stephan Thürig

    IT-Verantwortlicher

    Phone: +41 44 635 53 01 (Room Y44 L05)

    stephan.thuerig@uzh.ch

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  • Susanne Ruckstuhl

    Susanne Ruckstuhl

    Institute Teaching Coordinator

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 17 (Room Y42 G66. Presence times: Monday)

    susanne.ruckstuhl@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Corina Steiner

    Corina Steiner, M.A, Künstlerin FH, Fotografin ES

    Design

    corina.steiner@iem.uzh.ch

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  • Christian Werrmann

    Christian Werrmann

    IT-Verantwortlicher

    Phone: +41 44 635 35 35 (Room Y44 L07)

    christian.werrmann@anatomy.uzh.ch

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  • Academic Guests

    Maciej Henneberg

    Maciej Henneberg, Prof. Dr. , PhD DSc FRSB

    Academic Guest

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11

    maciej.henneberg@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Hans-Peter Lipp

    Hans-Peter Lipp, Prof. em. Dr.

    Research Associate

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11 (Room 42 G66)

    hplipp@hispeed.ch

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  • Robert D. Martin

    Robert D. Martin, Prof. Dr. , DPhil

    Academic Guest

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11

    robert.martin@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

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  • Wolfgang Langhans

    Wolfgang Langhans, Prof. em. Dr.

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  • Stephan Schuster

    Stephan Schuster, Prof. Dr.

    Academic Guest

    Nanyang Technological University Singapore

    Website

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Research Affiliates

Alumni

  • Olia Bolshakova
  • Michael Campana
  • Kati Dageförde
  • Giada Ferrari
  • Nakita Frater
  • Fiona Freiburghaus
  • Francesco Maria Galassi
  • Gina Gemperle
  • Ruth Hangartner
  • Aaron Hermann
  • Maria Inès Hofmann
  • Nicole Hofmann
  • Ina Kaufmann
  • Nikola Koepke
  • Annina Krüttli
  • Sabine Landis
  • Anne Lehner
  • Karl Link
  • Sandra Mathews
  • Sabrina Meyer
  • Corinne Minder
  • Jolandie Myburgh
  • Martina Nüesch
  • Mathieu Robin
  • Kim Röthlin
  • Sidney Senti
  • Natalia Shved
  • Roland Suri
  • Christina Sydler
  • Nina Tabord
  • Claudia Vigano