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Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Postal address:
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig, Germany

phone: +49 (0)341 3550 860
fax: +49 (0)341 3550 119

e-mail: mpwcsec@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de


The Max Planck Weizmann Center for Integrative Archaeology and Anthropology (MPWC) is an interdisciplinary cooperation between the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) in Leipzig, Germany, and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Rehovot, Israel. View more ...


  • 04/10-07/10/2017 The MPWC was well represented at the 17th International Symposium on Dental Morphology and 2nd congress of the International Association for Paleodontology (ISDM-IAPO) held in Bordeaux, France. Presentations and posters by Kornelius Kupczik, Ellen Schulz-Kornas, Julia Stuhlträger, Michael Berthaume, Julián Balanta Melo, Andrea Eyquem Reyes and Viviana Toro-Ibacache on tooth wear and topography, bone structure and evo-devo of teeth.
    ISDM-IAPO program including abstracts
  • 09/2017: We would like to extend a warm welcome to our guest researchers from the University of Chile, Julián Balanta Melo and Andrea Eyquem Reyes, wishing both a good start and a fruitful stay in Leipzig.
  • 25/08/2017: Adam van Casteren and Kornelius Kupczik are invited to give a talk at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam-Golm. They speak on "What's bothering teeth? Understanding the scale and scope of biological threats to dental structures."
  • 31/07/2017: The latest paper coauthored by Kornelius Kupczik has been published in the Journal of Anatomy. The piece of research entitled "Congenital muscle dystrophy and diet consistency affect mouse skull shape differently" discusses how the skull shape in mice is affected in response to differences in diet and muscle function.
    doi: 10.1111/joa.12664