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Managing Director

Prof. Dr. Svante Pääbo
Phone: +49 341 3550-500
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Research Coordinator

Dr. Jörg Noack 
Phone: +49 341 3550-120 
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Administrative Manager

Marzela Scheller
Phone: +49 341 3550-112
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Prof. (Univ. of Auckland) Russell Gray, Ph.D., FRSNZ
Prof. Dr. Daniel Haun
Dr. Tracy Kivell
Prof. Dr. Johannes Krause
Prof. (Univ. of California) Richard McElreath, Ph.D.
Prof. Dr. Svante Pääbo
Prof. (Duke Univ.) Jenny Tung, Ph.D.

Research Group Leaders (department-independent)

Dr. Heidi Colleran
Dr. Mateja Hajdinjak
Dr. Janet Kelso
Dr. Lydia Luncz
Dr. Matthias Meyer
Dr. Kathrin Nägele
Dr. Benjamin Vernot

Press and Public Relations

Sandra Jacob
Phone: +49 341 3550-122
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Directors Emeriti

Prof. Dr. Christophe Boesch †
Prof. Dr. Bernard Comrie
Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Hublin
Prof. Dr. Michael Tomasello

Staff Figures

At the end of 2023 there was a total of 570 employees at the institute, including guest scientists and employees paid with third-party funds.