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Academic title:
Prof. Dr.
Hervé Bocherens
Organizational units:
Faculty of Science
University of Tübingen
Palaeobiology Research Area
Department of Geoscience

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Research focus

Use of stable isotope chemistry of bones and teeth to investigate dietary preferences and the paleoenvironment of Cenozoic fossil remains from terrestrial vertebrate paleontological and anthropological site

environmental influences to the geochemistry of deer bone and the evolution of human diet

origin, evolution, and paleoecology of turtles

stable nitrogen isotope analysis of bone collagen amino acids and its application to paleodietary studies of late Quaternary human populations

genetic and phylogenetic patterns of soft and hard tissues in vertebrates


2022 - 2027
Hervé Bocherens
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
2019 - 2020
Hervé Bocherens
The Leakey Foundation
2018 - 2022
Hervé Bocherens
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG)


Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (Museum of Natural Sciences)
Brüssel, Belgium
Fudan University
Shanghai, China
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Peking, China
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
Paris, France
Polska Akademia Nauk (PAN)
Warschau, Poland
Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology
Peking, China
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia
Buenos Aires, Argentina
California State University (CSU)
Long Beach, Kalifornien, United States



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