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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

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Date of birth14/01/1985

Current Position

Since November 2012Post doctoral Fellow
in the Department of Human Evolution,
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig, Germany.


2009-2012Ph.D. in the "Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon" (UMR 5276),
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Thesis title : Using metal stable isotopes (Cu, Fe, Zn) for anthropological purposes.
(Supervisor : Vincent Balter).
2009Master’s Degree in Physics and Chemistry of Earth and Planets,
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
2008National diploma for Biology and Geology teaching in middle and high school (CAPES)
2006Bachelor of Earth and Planetary Sciences,
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France (“Normalienne”)
2002-2005"Classe Préparatoire BCPST" (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Earth Sciences),
Lycée Châteaubriand, Rennes, France


  • 2017-2020 DFG Project: PALEODIET, Co-PI with Prof Dr Thomas Tütken
  • Prix le Monde de la Recherche 2013 : Doctoral dissertation award delivered by the French newspaper Le Monde
  • Prix Van Straelen 2013: Doctoral dissertation award delivered by the Geological Society of France


Laboratory Skills

  • Ion chromatography (Fe, Cu, Zn, Sr)
  • MC-ICP-MS Nu Plasma 1700 HR, Nu Plasma 500 HR (Fe, Cu, Zn) and MC-ICP-MS ThermoFinnigan Neptune.
  • EA-IRMS Delta V and Delta XP
  • Collagen extraction
  • Laser ablation ns
  • ICP-MS HR Thermo Element 2 (ultra trace elements)
  • Q-ICP-MS Agilent (trace elements) ICP-AES iCAP 6000 Radial (major and trace elements)
  • Notions of programmation (Matlab, Scilab, Python, Fortran)


  • French (Mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent)
  • German (General functional proficiency)
  • Brazilian Portuguese (Intermediate)
  • Breton (Elementary)

Other Academic Activities


Nicolas Bourgon (PhD, DFG funded, 2017-)

Zineb Moubtahij (Master 2, Research Internship, 2018)

Anita Pietrzak (Master 2, 3 month internship, 2016)

Teaching (2009-2012):

  • Geochemistry
  • Evolution (Hominids, Mollusks and Ammonites)
  • French and European geological history
  • Initiation to Earth Sciences
  • Field class of sedimentology in French Alps

Teaching (2013-2017):

  • (Nontraditional) isotope studies in Archeology (IMPRS, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig)


  • European Association of Archeologists 2015, 2016
  • Goldschmidt 2015
  • SEGH 2016


  • American Journal of Physical Anthropology
  • Anthropologischer Anzeiger
  • Anthropological and Archeological Sciences
  • Metallomics
  • Quaternary International

Guest Editor

Anthropological and Archeological Sciences

Media Coverage

Newspaper article « La ménopause dans les os ?)  in Le Monde, 21/11/13
Chapter « Explorer la mémoire isotopique des ossements in 5 jeunes chercheurs d’avenir », Le Pommier, 250 p. 2014