Board

The Committee is elected for three years. The next elections will take place in 2018.


M. Hausler
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M. Hausler
M. Hausler

President

Martin Häusler

I studied anthropology and medicine at the University of Zürich with a PhD thesis on the evolution of bipedalism in Australopithecus africanus and a MD thesis on spinal pathologies in human evolution. After a post-doctoral position at the Anthropological Department of the University of California, Davis, I lectured at the Anthropological Institute, University of Zürich, and became a senior researcher at the Institute of Forensic Medicine in Zürich. It followed a training in orthopaedics, surgery, general and internal medicine. Since 2013 head of the Evolutionary Morphology Group at the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zürich, and lecturer at the Institute of Anatomy, University of Zürich.

Research topics: Evolutionary origins of musculoskeletal disorders in modern humans with a focus on diseases of the human vertebral column, shoulder girdle, pelvis, and lower limb; low back pain; evolution of childbirth; palaeopathology.


Sandra Lösch
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Sandra Lösch
Sandra Lösch

Vicepresident

Sandra Lösch

Sandra Lösch studied biology with main subject physical anthropology at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich (LMU), Germany. She received a PhD at the Institute of Forensic Medicine (LMU) for the investigation of human remains from a medieval burial site in alpine Bavaria, Germany. Since 2010 she is head of the Department of Physical Anthropology at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at University of Bern, Switzerland. Her team works on human remains and excavations for different Swiss Cantons and internationally, for instance in Italy, Turkey and Egypt. Currently she is leading projects about Neolithic communities, Iron Age societies and Early Medieval burials funded by the Swiss National Fund. Sandra Lösch is teaching at the Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Law and she is supervising master-, doctoral- and PhD students.

Research topics: forensics, identification of human remains, stable isotopes, social stratigraphy, nutrition, migration, paleopathology, prehistoric Europe, ancient Egypt, bioarchaeology.


christine cooper
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christine cooper
christine cooper

Secretary

Christine Cooper

She studied anthropology Zurich and a PhD in Mainz, with the thesis "Forensic anthropology and trauma studies to the human skeletons from the late medieval Battle of Dornach (1499 n. Chr.)"

After several years working as a research assistant at the University of Bern since 2010 she works as anthropologist in the Department of Culture / Archaeology in the Principality of Liechtenstein


Viera Tranckic
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Viera Tranckic
Viera Tranckic

Treasurer

Viera Trancik Petitpierre

Diploma from the University of Basel (1988) in: Prehistory (major) and Botany, Zoology, physical Anthropology and human Anatomy (minor). Diploma thesis: Osteo-anthropological examination of early medieval skeletons from Oberwil, BL. Since 2007: Freelancer as Anthropologist for the Intercantonal Society for Anthropology. Previously scientific assistant at the Anthropological Researchcenter Aesch and the Archäologische Bodenforschung Basel Stadt.Since 2014: Ph.D. student at the University of Bern (Institute for Archeological Science and Institute for forensic Medicine, Dep. Anthropology).

Research interest: Human history and the reconstruction of living conditions with archeology, osteo-anthropology, paleopathology and stable isotopes.


Chief Editor Bulletin
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Chief Editor Bulletin
Chief Editor Bulletin

Chief Editor

Amelie Alterauge

Amelie Alterauge studied prehistoric archaeology and biological anthropology at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, Germany. After her graduation in 2012, she worked in the German Mummy Project at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museums in Mannheim. Since 2014 she is working as a scientific associate at the Department of Physical Anthropology, Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bern, Switzerland. In her PhD project, she investigates human mummified remains from early modern church crypts in Germany.

Research interest: physical anthropology, bioarchaeology, mummies, computed tomography, X-ray, post-medieval archaeology


Webmaster Moghaddam
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Webmaster Moghaddam
Webmaster Moghaddam

Webmaster

Negahnaz Moghaddam

Negahnaz Moghaddam studied biology with the main subjects Human Genetics and Physical Anthropology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (LMU), Germany. She worked as a scientific associate at the Department of Physical Anthropology, Institute of Forensic Medicine at the University of Bern (Switzerland) from 2011 till 2017. Her PhD project focused on the analyses on human remains from Late Iron Age Switzerland, which she finished in 2016. Her Post-Doc project included anthropological and bioarchaeological research on modern human remains from Switzerland. She is continuing her work at the Unit of Forensic Imaging and Anthropology, University Center of Legal Medicine, Lausanne-Geneva (Switzerland) since November 2017.

Research interest: physical anthropology, bioarchaeology, stable isotope analyses, diet, migration, social stratigraphy, inhumations, paleopathology, forensics

President

Martin Haeusler


Head Morphology Group
Institute of Evolutionary Medicine
University of Zuerich
190, Winterthurerstr.

8057 Zürich

e-Mail:

martin.haeusler@iem.uzh.ch

Vicepresident

Sandra Lösch

Physical Anthropology
Institute of Forensic Medicine
Bern University
Sulgenauweg 40
CH - 3007 Bern

e-Mail:

Sandra.Loesch@irm.unibe.ch

Secretary

Christine Cooper

Amt für Kultur / Archäologie
Messinastrasse 5
9595 Triesen
Liechtenstein

e-Mail:

christine.cooper@llv.li

Treasurer

Viera Trancik Petitpierre


Universität Basel, DUW
IPNA, Sammlung IAG
Wuhrmattstrasse 13
4103 Bottmingen

e-Mail:

viera.trancik@unibas.ch

Chief editor

Amelie Alterauge

Physical Anthropology
Institute of Forensic Medicine
Bern University
Sulgenauweg 40
CH - 3007 Bern

e-Mail:

bulletinsga@gmail.com

Webmaster

Negahnaz Moghaddam

Unité d'imagerie et d'anthropologie forensiques, Centre universitaire romand de médecine légale (CURML)
Chemin de la Vulliette 4, CH-1000 Lausanne