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Department of Human Evolution

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 350
fax: +49 (0341) 3550 - 399

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

Dr. Adeline Le Cabec

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Human Evolution
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: 0049 (0) 341 3550 372
fax: 0049 (0) 341 3550 399
e-mail: adeline_lecabec@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research Interests

I am a postdoctoral researcher working on dental morphology and development using micro-computed tomography and virtual paleoantropology tehcniques.

My main interests are two-fold:

Anterior tooth root morphology:
My doctoral research highlighted the differences in incisor and canine root shape and size between Neanderthals and early and modern humans. These findings were interpreted in terms of taxonomy and in terms of tooth use (especially regarding para-masticatory activities in the frame of the "Teeth-as-tools" hypothesis).

Link to article

Dental development using non-destructive synchrotron imaging
During my post-doctoral research, I have been trained to handle high resolution synchrotron phase contrast ┬ÁCT scans at the European Synchrotron (France), to non-destructively investigate the dental development of juvenile south African australopiths, using novel virtual paleohistology techniques. I am currently continuing my projects in various fossil taxa.

Link to article in PLos ONE