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Department of Primatology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (0)341 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (0)341 3550 - 299

Curriculum Vitae


University of California, Berkeley, California
Genetics, 1986-1990, PhD

Chemical Biology, 1982-1986, B.S. with High Honors
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey 

Professional Positions

Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Dept of Primatology.  January 1999 to present, permanent appointment.  Research area:  Genetic analysis of wild primate populations.

Research Associate, Penn State University, Dept. of Anthropology. September 1992 to May 1994;  September 1997 to December 1998.  Research area:  Molecular evolution of human populations.

Postdoctoral fellow, Penn State University, Dept. of Anthropology.  September 1990 to August 1992.  Research area:  Molecular evolution of human populations in Africa.

Graduate student in Genetics Department, Division of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley.  September 1986 to August 1990.  Research area: human mitochondrial DNA variation and evolution in Africa.

Scholastic Service

International Journal of Primatology, Editorial board 2003-present

American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Associate Editor 2006-2010

Primates, Associate Editor 2007-present.