Max Planck Research Group on Plant Foods in Hominin Dietary Ecology


Stephanie Schnorr Bio    CV    Publications

CURRENT POSITION

2011-present: PhD Candidate, Research Group on Plant Foods in Hominin Dietary Ecology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany


UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

2010 Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX
M.A. in Physical Anthropology
August, 2010
2006 Boston University, Boston, MA
B.A. Anthropology
Minor in Biology


RESEARCH INTERESTS


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2013 Digestion kinematics modeling, in-vitro digestion, TNO, Zeist, NL
2013 Field work with Hadza hunter-gatherers, Northern Tanzania
2011-2012 Modeling starch gelatinization, MPI, Leipzig, DE


AWARDS AND HONORS

2014 American Association of Physical Anthropology (AAPA) Juan Comas student presentation prize winner for “Assessing diet specialization of Hadza microbiota through activity and composition”

2013 European Society for the study of Human Evolution (ESHE) student poster prize winner for “Negligible effect of cooking on nutritional value of Hadza tubers”

Undergraduate research paper accepted to Boston University Brownstone Journal – February 2007


CONTINUED EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2013 In-vitro fermentation modeling (TIM-2), TNO, Zeist, NL
2012 In-vitro digestion modeling (TIM-1), TNO, Zeist, NL
2012 Programming and statistical computation in MATLAB, MPI-EVA
2012 Swahili beginner course, Zanzibar, TZ
2012 Statistical computation in R, MPI-EVA
2011 Collagen extraction, MPI-EVA
2011 Phytolith extraction, MPI-EVA
2011 Light microscopy starch analysis, MPI-EVA
2007 Technical writing course, ACC online


MISCELLANEOUS

Statistical programming experience: R, MATLAB, SPSS, Excel