People

  • 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 (Room Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffd1e66635
  • Adrian Jäggi

    Adrian Jäggi, Prof. Dr.

    Vice Director of the Institute

    Head Human Ecology Group

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

    adrian.jaeggi@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    730e0f20-db8e-43a9-9de7-0af00bc15ffc
  • Paleogenetics Group ☛ Prof. Verena Schünemann

    Verena J. Schünemann

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

    Head Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    verena.schuenemann@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    9025a7bf-d48f-4933-add1-a46c90eb6ba2
  • Shevan Wilkin, PhD

    Shevan Wilkin, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Ancient Biomolecular Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    shevan.wilkin@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    121d1c8a-a2b8-49de-8f53-cc95c8b701be
  • Kerttu Majander, PhD

    Kerttu Majander, PhD

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    kerttu.majander@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    6230eebd-acdf-4d8d-8a3d-41c49a88bdfb
  • Christian Urban

    Christian Urban, MSc

    PhD Student Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    christian.urban@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    d6d4c128-b465-4512-83cf-c44cb215bdc2
  • Donikë Sejdiu

    Donikë Sejdiu, MSc

    PhD Student Paleogenetics Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    donike.sejdiu@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    9d5019cc-ee8e-4361-ac24-6b7bd690d0a4
  • Enrique Rayo Blasco, PhD

    Enrique Rayo Blasco, PhD

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    enrique.rayo@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    112ad2db-4a71-4240-aab5-939f92818e0d
  • Saskia Pfrengle

    Saskia Pfrengle, MSc

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    saskia.pfrengle@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    91df65e4-2dc6-452b-8904-aac508870d0b
  • Gülfirde Akgül

    Gülfirde Akgül, MSc

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    guelfirde.akguel@uzh.ch

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffbce3327d
  • Judith Neukamm, PhD

    Judith Neukamm, PhD

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    judith.neukamm@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    0d517743-ec3d-493c-807b-d6a05ba5898b
  • Anja Furtwängler, PhD

    Anja Furtwängler, PhD

    Research Affiliate Paleogenetics Group

    anja.furtwaengler@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    9c2d65c5-3a2c-4372-ac0d-fee0309b5b4b
  • Esther Käch, Dr. med. Student

    Esther Käch, Dr. med. Student

    Supervisor: Verena Schünemann

    More …

    9f1a1ba2-d1df-48c0-ae0f-19e7046b75a1
  • Human Ecology Group ☛ Prof. Adrian Jäggi

    Adrian Jäggi

    Adrian Jäggi, Prof. Dr.

    Vice Director of the Institute

    Head Human Ecology Group

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

    adrian.jaeggi@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    f7a17051-30de-4fa0-adb3-b8f0e23d5cc0
  • Camila Scaff

    Camila Scaff, Dr.

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant

    Human Ecology Group

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

    camila.scaff@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a21beacd-5451-4db7-893a-eed973e8bf75
  • Jordan Scott Martin

    Jordan Scott 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

    More …

    2e2d5efe-7b2e-4e65-bc3b-1b3476510b29
  • 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 G88)

    adam.hunt@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    d82b962f-f098-4c15-b8d1-0906dbb3f044
  • Abigail Colby, M.A.

    Abigail Colby, M.A.

    PhD Student Human Ecology Group

    abigail.colby@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    643ce886-4822-422a-9797-359e3843efc8
  • Charlotte Debras, Master Biodiversité, Écologie et Évolution

    Charlotte Debras, Master Biodiversité, Écologie et Évolution

    PhD Student Human Ecology Group

    charlotte.debras@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    04f3f7fe-6b10-44d7-99ba-b51a78788312
  • Jannik Briand, Master Student (MSc)

    Jannik Briand, Master Student (MSc)

    Thesis title: Quantitative genetics of health related traits in a small-scale society

    Advisor: Adrian Jäggi

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    d361f21c-180f-4b4c-b1c7-b9c90bc4cd8f
  • 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

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-0000-0000490ed72a
  • Megan Malherbe

    Megan Malherbe, MSc

    PhD Student Evolutionary Morphology Group

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

    megan.malherbe@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a026c866-2135-4271-84a3-2cf6a8761a79
  • Cinzia Fornai, PhD

    Cinzia Fornai, PhD

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    cinzia.fornai@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffd9d3ddb7
  • Viktoria Krenn, PhD, Ing.

    Viktoria Krenn, PhD, Ing.

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    viktoria.krenn@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    3cb60846-34d2-4638-af40-2dfd0e021d1d
  • Nicole Webb, PhD

    Nicole Webb, PhD

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    nicole.webb@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    848b6563-158c-41fe-a450-87d170bd9d77
  • Rebeka Rmoutilova, PhD

    Rebeka Rmoutilova, PhD

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    More …

    e43f6adc-b37f-4f7c-a27c-e1353d85e466
  • Mirella Woodert

    Mirella Woodert, MSc

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    More …

    2d6eaf87-7f12-4bab-a5a1-6fccb9f66c23
  • Antoinette Goujon, Master Student (MSc)

    Antoinette Goujon, Master Student (MSc)

    Research Affiliate Evolutionary Morphology Group

    More …

    fd8a6765-05ba-490d-8982-ce9dbdb8f7fe
  • Jonas Müller, Dr. med. Student

    Jonas Müller, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: The influence of lumbosacral transitional vertebrae on lumbar lordosis and the angle of pelvic incidence

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    bf6de734-5b39-4625-b3da-740c602a1676
  • Aita Kaufmann, Dr. med. Student

    Aita Kaufmann, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Evolutionärmedizinsiche Aspekte von Rückenproblemen und ihre Beziehung zur Wirbelmorphologie

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    08600457-eb15-4ced-814e-5f658c2e4fe6
  • Elisha Eastline, Dr. med. Student

    Elisha Eastline, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Der Einfluss von Lebensweise und Belastung auf die Wirbelmorphologie bei den Tsimane (Bolivien)

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    a7dbe694-8fce-4055-89d3-60fd9e3e9630
  • Cédric Cordey, Master Student (MSc)

    Cédric Cordey, Master Student (MSc)

    Thesis title: The influence of possible metabolic constraints on gestation length in humans

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Michael Krützen Karin Isler

    More …

    9b8892d9-3e14-46f5-99f3-10eebc5a0391
  • Laurens Shahrdar, Master Student (MMed)

    Laurens Shahrdar, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Die Korrelation der Lendenlordose mit dem Facettengelenkswirbel

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

    More …

    1e1e5e72-682b-426c-b7c3-460b9fa87f4e
  • Nabila Aissami, Master Student (MMed)

    Nabila Aissami, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Zusammenhang von Rückenproblemen mit der Wirbelmorphologie

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    951d271b-a2af-44cd-9302-cfa700c5c671
  • Caroline Wanner, Dr. med. Student

    Caroline Wanner, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Was hat die Körpergrösse der Frau für eine Auswirkung auf die Beckengrösse und somit auf Geburtsproblematiken

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    571e9997-cab0-4123-a16a-a55ee7a81517
  • Shanel Müller, Master Student (MMed)

    Shanel Müller, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Evolutionärmedizinische Aspekte des Morbus Scheuermanns

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

    More …

    9b4d7a33-d5ea-45c1-aa3e-4fdf5ec2e58f
  • Can Demir, Master Student (MMed)

    Can Demir, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Zusammenhang von Rückenproblemen mit der Wirbelmorphologie

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    12954af2-dbb9-4af0-9968-3fe4e63ab616
  • Milo Kistler, Master Student (MMed)

    Milo Kistler, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Projektion des Wachstums beim Becken von Turkana boy (Homo erectus)

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Martin Häusler

    More …

    b2ba2807-e88f-4cb4-ab01-ecf3285eb408
  • Andreas Brühwiler, Master Student (MMed)

    Andreas Brühwiler, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Wirbelmorphologie und Pathologien bei einem indigenen Volk in Bolivien mit relativ urtümlichem Lebensstil

    Advisor: Martin Häusler

    Supervisor: Adrian Jäggi

    More …

    9695687e-07a8-4946-8fab-838277f2048c
  • Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group ☛ PD Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub, PD Dr. phil.

    Head Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Institute Manager

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

    kaspar.staub@iem.uzh.ch

    ORCID

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffacfbc189
  • Joël Floris

    Joël Floris, Dr. phil.

    Deputy Head & Postdoc Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

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

    joel.floris@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-0000-0000714113bf
  • Katarina Matthes, PhD

    Katarina Matthes, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

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

    katarina.matthes@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    8354c055-9a5b-456f-af85-c126dee2edb5
  • Maryam Kordi, PhD

    Maryam Kordi, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

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

    maryam.kordi@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a566e965-ef51-4bbd-9f2c-3aa47b3966e9
  • Alexandra  Fahrner, MSc ETH

    Alexandra Fahrner, MSc ETH

    Research Assistant :

    Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 22 (Room WAC E78)

    alexandra.fahrner@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    91806bfe-c4c2-43a2-95d2-9a23fe1e2b6e
  • Mathilde Le Vu, MSc, MS Santé Publique

    Mathilde Le Vu, MSc, MS Santé Publique

    PhD Student Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Thesis title: Temporal and other determinants of neonatal health in Lausanne 1905-1925

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Sabine Rohrmann

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

    mathilde.levu@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    23c8f52f-064b-458e-8903-406f4dd99e75
  • Urmila Bhattacharyya, Master of Public Health

    Urmila Bhattacharyya, Master of Public Health

    PhD Student Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Thesis title: Health of neonates and their mothers in Lausanne 1905-1925

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Committee Head: Milo Puhan

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

    urmila.bhattacharyya@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    194ed99d-37ed-4f5e-8bad-606f74b91bab
  • Michael Strässle, Dr. med. Student

    Michael Strässle, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Short term response of physical activity on bone health in young men

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    ec2acd13-3c48-4b8a-a168-3abd87d4080c
  • Marc Rickenbacher, Dr. med. Student

    Marc Rickenbacher, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Association between height and BMI in various Swiss data sets

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Prof. Zeno Stanga Inselspital Bern

    More …

    61ffeb4e-9cdd-43ec-b203-379c8bbd773e
  • Ella Ziegler, Dr. med. Student

    Ella Ziegler, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: The 1918 influenza pandemic in Zurich

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    b9f407a9-009b-4010-81e2-5f49b2efbf4d
  • Sarah-Maria Müller, Dr. med. Student

    Sarah-Maria Müller, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: The introduction of diphtheria vaccination in Switzerland 1920-1950

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    6eeaa1f4-536a-4db2-8e1f-93203c892657
  • Marco Bernhard, MMed Student

    Marco Bernhard, MMed Student

    Thesis title: Seasonal influenza in Bern 1920-1930

    Advisor: Joël Floris

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    7959f0ec-66dc-45f9-bbd9-f052e1e0ccb7
  • Paula Küng, MMed Student

    Paula Küng, MMed Student

    Thesis title: Pandemic spread vs. narratives in daily newspapers in Bern 1918

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    Advisor: Joël Floris

    More …

    c90e0f31-1b49-441b-b5a5-074f6095c9e3
  • Alessia Lüthi, MMed Student

    Alessia Lüthi, MMed Student

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

    Advisor: Joël Floris

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    5ce4af4c-4ccc-400e-9538-b2347cbf791d
  • Vivienne Salvisberg, MMed Student

    Vivienne Salvisberg, MMed Student

    Thesis title: Birth weight in Bern 1880-1925

    Advisor: Katarina Matthes

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    4f301004-2860-47dc-a299-9437959009dd
  • Rosa Hinselmann, Dr. med. Student

    Rosa Hinselmann, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Association between maternal pregnancy waist circumference and neonatal size in Lausanne at the beginning of the 20th century

    Advisor: Kaspar Staub

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    cb1d3a6c-7409-4a2e-8503-89ab60199652
  • 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)

    Presence: Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday

    nicole.bender@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    0e00dad2-9326-4a04-8f03-25eb49d42829
  • Alexandra  Fahrner, MSc ETH

    Alexandra Fahrner, MSc ETH

    Research Assistant :

    Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 22 (Room WAC E78)

    alexandra.fahrner@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    9912b76e-905b-40d0-9ee2-e030718c1f18
  • Anja Furtwängler, PhD

    Anja Furtwängler, PhD

    Research Affiliate Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    anja.furtwaengler@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    0d957480-4352-4c8f-8992-90a7f43c58d9
  • Lafi Aldakak, PhD

    Lafi Aldakak, PhD

    Research Affiliate Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group

    lafi.aldakak@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    441af515-5efd-456c-91fb-10aa5eeff86a
  • Turgut Ekingen, Dr. med. Student

    Turgut Ekingen, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Associations between hydration status body composition sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in the general population: a cross-sectional study

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    9d7de9ab-ba1e-4787-8099-966b0c0d8c39
  • 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

    More …

    24e111d5-99c9-4629-8bf7-24ea4a42e9f3
  • Siya Ravy, Dr. med. Student

    Siya Ravy, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Dietary recommendations for diabetes mellitus with and without pharmacological treatment: systematic review and assessment of quality.

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    c39b5927-bf74-4944-8073-452343a507c9
  • 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

    More …

    23e8ff19-052e-4670-a697-afc3587e3722
  • Sven Frei, Master Student

    Sven Frei, Master Student

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

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

    More …

    b329b3c6-c72b-4a1a-b46d-217a26b286f2
  • 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

    More …

    1e60e99c-f17f-4fda-8b16-289f21eafa3d
  • Anouk Manzanell, Biomedical Master Student

    Anouk Manzanell, Biomedical Master Student

    Thesis title: Sex differences in diet body self-perception and anthropometric measures in adults from the general population.

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

    More …

    5e6294e1-74bb-4e53-8e98-46ac110a7ff4
  • Silja Reisch, Medical Master Student

    Silja Reisch, Medical Master Student

    Thesis title: Auswirkungen von Klimawandel und Umweltmikrobiom-Biodiversitätsverlust auf das menschliche Mikrobiom mit Fokus auf Autoimmunerkrankungen und Allergien.

    Advisor: Nicole Bender

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    5f6cf046-9c96-4532-a3d7-b4e3ec1cccac
  • Marijan Vilenica, Biomedical Master Student

    Marijan Vilenica, Biomedical Master Student

    Thesis title: TbA.

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

    More …

    05acd32b-756b-4b25-954d-82d0475d750f
  • Zohar Hazan, ETH Master Student

    Zohar Hazan, ETH Master Student

    Thesis title: TbA.

    Supervisor: Nicole Bender

    More …

    d008673a-c556-430f-9023-cb39e9968921
  • 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 (Room Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    44d6b905-a991-40b0-98bc-9d79579102b6
  • 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 G86)

    patrick.eppenberger@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    c6f1b948-59d2-471f-874c-7a3a16bbf777
  • Thomas Böni

    Thomas Böni, KD Dr. med.

    Research Affiliate Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

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

    thomas.boeni@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    efcb62e1-fd09-4391-b665-6b6185c23e33
  • Lena

    Lena Öhrström, Dr. med.

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

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

    lena.ohrstrom@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a2eced0e-32e4-489a-a000-0294a04fdbbc
  • Antonella Pedergnana

    Antonella Pedergnana, Dr.

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant / Marie Sklodowska Curie-Fellow

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

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

    antonella.pedergnana@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    1e9b173a-907d-425e-b993-a8ceb9479e7b
  • Shevan Wilkin, PhD

    Shevan Wilkin, PhD

    Postdoctoral Research Assistant Ancient Biomolecular Group

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 14 (Room Y42 G88)

    shevan.wilkin@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    68b3f05a-b245-4af3-96f9-b974e9327da8
  • Mahmoud Ibrahim

    Mahmoud Ibrahim, M.A.

    Egyptologist and Research Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    mahmoud.ibrahim@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    3002be09-2f43-4eeb-985a-7933247e7967
  • Alexandra Küffer, lic. phil. I

    Alexandra Küffer, lic. phil. I

    Egyptologist and Research Assistant

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    alexandra.kueffer@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    571bb697-257d-4010-b3d4-33c7c92770d5
  • Roger Seiler

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

    Research Affiliate

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    roger.seiler@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-0000-000035935919
  • Abagail Breidenstein

    Abagail Breidenstein, Dr.

    Research Affiliate

    Ancient Biomolecular Group

    abagail.breidenstein@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    fe145a83-4d84-444a-a5d4-a8991bc68631
  • Urs Leo Gantenbein

    Urs Leo Gantenbein, Dr. med.

    Research Affiliate

    Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    ursleo.gantenbein@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    ffffffff-a700-07dc-ffff-ffff8eac21d1
  • Asya Makhro, PhD

    Asya Makhro, PhD

    Research Fellow Paleopathology and Mummy Studies Group

    asya.makhro@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    f103dee9-257f-43dc-a3bb-e3c6fb2b15ce
  • Andrina Lerchi, Bachelor Student (BSc)

    Andrina Lerchi, Bachelor Student (BSc)

    Thesis title: Identification of Ancient Soft Tissues from an 1100-Year-Old Mongolian Mummy by Proteomic Profiling

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger Shevan Wilkin

    Supervisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    andrina.lerchi@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    7e1056d1-b90d-49d2-8df9-e6fae47eb40c
  • Christine Victoria Stucki, Master Student

    Christine Victoria Stucki, Master Student

    Thesis title: Paläopathologische Auswertungen aus Datensätzen Altägyptischer Mumien

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    6a5213b3-44b2-4383-a698-472c758c6c77
  • Talissa Kucera, Dr. med. Student

    Talissa Kucera, Dr. med. Student

    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

    More …

    88040c7c-0316-4bfb-a490-1c415281a5cb
  • Raphael Hug, Dr. med. dent. Student

    Raphael Hug, Dr. med. dent. Student

    Thesis title: Sex determination in human teeth by Raman spectroscopic differentiation of AMELX and AMELY amelogenin

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    f0cc5dcc-14c1-4bca-9ae7-5b6e4c1999c2
  • Michela Lanfranchi, Dr. med. Student

    Michela Lanfranchi, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Proteomic and histologic assessment of molecular taphonomy in ancient human and animal soft tissues

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    c6d9dfc7-4f55-41ac-83dc-6cb7e87286a3
  • Heike Tomov, Dr. med. Student

    Heike Tomov, Dr. med. Student

    Thesis title: Evaluation long term memory of pre-clinical education in a clinical experience-based approach

    Advisor: Elisabeth Eppler

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    6e07117b-a30c-4382-b9c4-6d4e3fb4e892
  • Aleksija Geiges, Master Student (MMed)

    Aleksija Geiges, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Digital optimierte Negativherstellung zur Reproduktion medizinischer Wachsmoulagen

    Advisor: Patrick Eppenberger

    Supervisor: Kaspar Staub

    More …

    e5ce217d-8cba-44e2-9ce6-3d9be087f958
  • 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 (Room Y42 G70)


    frank.ruehli@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    9e031962-8bcc-4914-8544-f79456505bec
  • Thomas Böni

    Thomas Böni, KD Dr. med.

    Research Affiliate Museum‚ Medical Collection and Human Remains Group

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

    thomas.boeni@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    35e0aba1-f91a-4420-a4ec-85288b8641d4
  • Martin Trachsel

    Martin Trachsel, Dr. phil.

    Medical Collection

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

    martin.trachsel@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a691ef5d-1000-4337-848a-2fdc6c36a8b7
  • Sabina Carraro

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

    Medical Collection and Scientific Collection

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 17 (Room Y42 G66)

    sabina.carraro@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    15b9b02e-585c-44c2-a3ad-c48fcbd87948
  • Johanna Stierlin, B.A.

    Johanna Stierlin, B.A.

    Freelancer Conservation

    Medical Collection

    johanna.stierlin@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    2e5b6519-b1ee-4d53-965f-692d90ea0b0e
  • Theresa Bayer, M.A.

    Theresa Bayer, M.A.

    Trainee Medical Collection

    theresa.bayer@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    892dd048-359b-40a5-8271-418938bdb88a
  • Michael Geiges

    Michael Geiges, Dr. med.

    Senior physician

    Curator Museum of Wax Moulages

    Phone: +41 44 255 56 85

    michael.geiges@usz.ch

    Website

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffb8572911
  • Peter Layer, Master Student (MMed)

    Peter Layer, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Die Geschichte und technologische Entwicklung von Amputationsinstrumenten

    Advisor: Martin Trachsel

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    109ae321-a0c6-4797-a3eb-7fd03e2f4053
  • Sarina Mäder, Master Student (MMed)

    Sarina Mäder, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Epithetik in Zürich

    Advisor: Michael Geiges

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    6bc272eb-e671-4d40-8c2e-eb7f634a576d
  • Eva Kärcher, Master Student (MMed)

    Eva Kärcher, Master Student (MMed)

    Thesis title: Mit Wachsmoulagen dokumentierte Patient*innengeschichten

    Advisor: Michael Geiges

    Supervisor: Frank Rühli

    More …

    2c05c564-270e-4bb1-a969-e558e6f92b07
  • Administration / Management / IT

    Kaspar Staub

    Kaspar Staub, PD Dr. phil.

    Head Anthropometrics & Historical Epidemiology Group

    Institute Manager

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

    kaspar.staub@iem.uzh.ch

    ORCID

    More …

    bd78aa29-5af3-42eb-bdd0-6fcd7a3fd800
  • Beatrice Borgts

    Beatrice Borgts

    Deputy Institute Manager Finances & HR

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11 (Room Y42 G66)

    Presence: Monday to Thursday

    beatrice.borgts@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    cdbf4744-34b2-4324-b947-3b13d331576e
  • 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)

    Presence: Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday

    nicole.bender@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    640c21ba-dbb3-4fa1-9b90-8c6c9768e5b5
  • Stephan Thürig

    Stephan Thürig

    IT Specialist

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

    stephan.thuerig@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    6e059b18-39e1-4fb4-95d8-11ac8248bbe7
  • Susanne Ruckstuhl, B.A.

    Susanne Ruckstuhl, B.A.

    Institute Teaching Coordinator

    Phone: +41 44 635 05 17 (Room Y42 G66)

    Presence: Friday

    susanne.ruckstuhl@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    2f3a1a30-1131-4cb3-97db-52aaea4bb6a2
  • Corina Steiner

    Corina Steiner, M.A., Artist FH, Photographer

    Design & Web

    corina.steiner@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    77d9e57e-faea-43a6-aada-44ed933d837d
  • Irina Lipp-Onopko

    Irina Lipp-Onopko

    Administration

    Phone: +41 44 635 01 11 (Room Y42 G66)

    irina.lipp-onopko@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    a4a63fda-db2b-41aa-b773-831477c1aa55
  • Academic Guests

    Maciej Henneberg

    Maciej Henneberg, Prof. Dr. , PhD DSc FRSB

    Academic Guest

    maciej.henneberg@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-0000-000010a9e1c1
  • Hans-Peter Lipp

    Hans-Peter Lipp, Prof. em. Dr.

    Research Affiliate

    hplipp@hispeed.ch

    More …

    6310e832-5ee1-4dfc-aa9c-f7ed642a104f
  • Robert D. Martin

    Robert D. Martin, Prof. em. Dr. , DPhil

    Academic Guest

    robert.martin@iem.uzh.ch

    Website

    More …

    00000000-304f-f528-ffff-ffffccb80abd
  • Wolfgang Langhans

    Wolfgang Langhans, Prof. em. Dr.

    Academic Guest

    wolfgang.langhans@iem.uzh.ch

    More …

    631e0e90-1906-43e6-9106-21f2c5562ad5
  • Stephan Schuster

    Stephan Schuster, Prof. Dr.

    Academic Guest

    Nanyang Technological University Singapore

    Website

    More …

    60df6153-aeca-490a-83a4-f2371383119e
  • Irina  Morozova

    Irina Morozova, Dr.

    Research Affiliate

    Website

    More …

    2d1adb2f-5181-4b30-b776-79e7011619f1

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