Cinzia Fornai, PhD
T: +43-1-4277-54729
Haeusler, M, Bonneau, N & Fornai, C 2017, 'A new reconstruction of the juvenile Homo erectus pelvis KNM-WT 15000 from Nariokotome, Kenya' Paper presented at East African Association of Paleoanthropology and Paleontology - EAAPP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30/07/17 - 2/08/17, .

Haeusler, M, Frater, N, Crawford, R, Fornai, C & Bonneau, N 2017, 'An evolutionary perspective on back problems' Paper presented at International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health - ISEMPH, Groningen, Netherlands, 18/08/17 - 21/08/17, .


Fornai, C & Haeusler, M 2017, 'Morphological reinterpretation of MH2 Australopithecus sediba pelvis based on a new virtual reconstruction' Paper presented at East African Association of Paleoanthropology and Paleontology - EAAPP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 30/07/17 - 2/08/17, .

Eckstein, M, Vaeth, M, Fornai, C, Vinu, M, Bromage, TG, Nurbaeva, MK, Sorge, JL, Coelho, PG, Idaghdour, Y, Feske, S & Lacruz, RS 2017, 'Store-operated Ca2+ entry controls ameloblast cell function and enamel development' Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight, vol 2, no. 6, e91166, pp. 1-15. DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.91166

Haeusler, M, Bonneau, N & Fornai, C 2017, 'The morphology of the Homo erectus pelvis' Paper presented at European Society for Human Evolution - ESHE, Leiden, Netherlands, 21/09/17 - 23/09/17, .



Buchegger, L, Krenn, V, Bookstein, F, Fornai, C & Weber, G 2016, 'Covariation of Upper and Lower Premolars in Modern Humans', Madrid, Spain, 14/09/16 - 18/12/16, .


Fornai, C & Haeusler, M 2016, 'A new virtual reconstruction of the adolescent KNM-WT 15000 (Homo erectus) pelvis from Nariokotome, Kenya' Homo erectus 100+25 International Seckenberg Conference, Tbilisi, Georgia, 20/09/16 - 24/09/16, .


Buchegger, L, Krenn, V, Bookstein, F, Fornai, C & Weber, G 2016, Covariation in Upper and Lower Premolars in Modern Humans. in M Plavcan, S Elton & M Teaford (eds), Proceedings of the 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution: Madrid, Spain 14 -17 September, 2016. PESHE, vol. 5, pp. 58, Madrid, Spain, 14/09/16.


Sarig, R, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Rosell, J, Blasco, R, Weber, GW, Fornai, C, Sella-Tunis, T & Hershkovitz, I 2016, 'How did the Qesem Cave people use their teeth? Analysis of dental wear patterns' Quaternary International, vol 398, pp. 136-147.


Hershkovitz, I, Weber, GW, Fornai, C, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Slon, V, Quam, R, Gabet, Y & Sarig, R 2016, 'New Middle Pleistocene dental remains from Qesem Cave (Israel)' Quaternary International, vol 398, pp. 148-158.








Lauc, T, Fornai, C, Premužić, Z, Vodanović, M, Weber, G, Mašić, B & Rajić Šikanjić, P 2015, 'Dental stigmata and enamel thickness in a probable case of congenital syphilis from XVI century Croatia' Archives of Oral Biology, vol 60, no. 10, pp. 1554–1564. DOI: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2015.07.002

Sarig, R, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Weber, G, Fornai, C, Kupczik, K, Schulz-Kornas, E, May, H & Hershkovitz, I 2015, 'Interproximal wear patterns of the Middle Pleistocene (420-200 kyr) Qesem Cave inhabitants' Congress of the European Society for Human Evolution - ESHE, London, United Kingdom, 10/09/15 - 12/09/15, .

Fornai, C, Bookstein, F & Weber, G 2015, 'Second maxillary molars do not resolve South African australopithecines taxonomy' Paper presented at East African Association of Paleoanthropology and Paleontology - EAAPP, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of, 3/08/15 - 5/08/15, .

Weber, G, Krenn, V, Buchegger, L, Teplanova, D & Fornai, C 2015, 'Shape variability in the human postcanine dentition' Paper presented at Congress of the European Society for Human Evolution - ESHE, London, United Kingdom, 10/09/15 - 12/09/15, .



Krenn, V, Fornai, C & Weber, GW 2014, 'Variation of 3D outer and inner crown morphology of lower premolars in modern humans' Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Florence, Italy, 18/09/14 - 20/09/14, .

Krenn, V, Fornai, C & Weber, G 2014, Variation of 3D outer and inner crown morphology of lower premolars in modern humans. in Proceedings of the 4the Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution..


Fornai, C, Benazzi, S, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Sarig, R, Hershkovitz, I & Weber, GW 2014, A morphometric analysis of the hominin deciduous lower second molar (I/12a) from Qesem Cave. in A Reid (ed.), Proceedings of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution . vol. 3, PESHE, vol. 3, pp. 71, Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Florence, Italy, 18/09/14.

Lauc, T, Rajić Šikanjić, P, Premužić, Z, Fornai, C, Mašić, B & Vodanović, M 2014, 'Dental morphology of individual with congenital syphilis from 16th century' 16th International Symposium on Dental Morphology. 1st Congress of the International Association for Paleodontology (IAPO), Zagreb, Croatia, 26/08/14 - 30/08/14, .


Fornai, C, Bookstein, F & Weber, GW 2014, 'Geometric morphometrics of second upper australopithecine molars at Sterkfontein Member 4 for taxonomic appraisal' Paper presented at 83rd Annual Meeting of the American-Association-of-Physical-Anthropologists, Calgary, Canada, 8/04/14 - 12/04/14, .

Weber, GW, Fornai, C, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Sarig, R & Hershkovitz, I 2014, 'The Qesem Cave hominin material (part 1): A morphometric analysis of the mandibular premolars and molar' Paper presented at XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, Spain, 1/09/14 - 7/09/14, .

Fornai, C, Benazzi, S, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Sarig, R, Hershkovitz, I & Weber, GW 2014, 'The Qesem Cave hominin material (part 2): A morphometric analysis of I/12a deciduous lower second molar' Paper presented at XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, Spain, 1/09/14 - 7/09/14, .


Buchegger, L, Fornai, C & Weber, GW 2014, 'Variation of the Enamel-Dentin Junction morphology of upper premolars in modern human populations' Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Florence, Italy, 18/09/14 - 20/09/14, .


Fornai, C, Weber, G & Buchegger, L 2014, Variation of the Enamel-Dentin-Junction morphology of upper premolars in modern human populations. in Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution (ESHE). 4, 48..

Hershkovitz, I, Weber, GW, Fornai, C, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Slon, V & Sarig, R 2014, 'Who Lived In the Qesem Cave? The Dental Perspective' Paper presented at XVII World UISPP Congress, Burgos, Spain, 1/09/14 - 7/09/14, .

Fornai, C, Bookstein, F & Weber, GW 2013, 'Is there a second species at Sterkfontein Member 4? Quantitative approaches using second maxillary molars' Paper presented at Paleoanthropology Society 2013 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, 2/04/13 - 3/04/13, pp. A11. DOI: 10.4207/PA.2013.ABS11

Fornai, C, Bookstein, F & Weber, GW 2013, 'Second maxillary molars confirm a dimorphism of Australopithecus at Sterkfontein Member 4' Paper presented at Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Vienna, Austria, 19/09/13 - 21/09/13, .

Weber, GW, Fornai, C, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Sarig, R & Hershkovitz, I 2013, 'The Qesem Cave dental material: A first morphometric analysis based on µCT images of mandibular teeth' Paper presented at Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Vienna, Austria, 19/09/13 - 21/09/13, .

Weber, G, Fornai, C, Gopher, A, Barkai, R, Sarig, R & Hershkovitz, I 2013, The Qesem Cave dental material: A first morphometric analysis based on μCT images of mandibular teeth. in Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution (ESHE).

Benazzi, S, Fornai, C, Buti, L, Toussaint, M, Mallegni, F, Ricci, S, Gruppioni, G, Condemi, S & Ronchitelli, A 2012, 'Cervical and Crown Outline Analysis of Worn Neanderthal and Modern Human Lower Second Deciduous Molars' American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol 149, no. 4, pp. 537-546. DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22155

Fornai, C, Benazzi, S, Bayle, P, Pap, I, Svoboda, J, Harvati, K & Weber, GW 2012, 'Enamel thickness and dental tissue proportions in modern human upper first deciduous molars' Unknown Journal, vol 147, no. Suppl. 54, pp. 145-145.



Benazzi, S, Fornai, C, Toussaint, M, Mallegni, F, Ricci, S, Gruppioni, G, Weber, G, Condemi, S & Ronchitelli, A 2012, Outline analyses of Neanderthal and modern human lower second deciduous molars. in of the European Society for Studying Human Evolution ESHE, Bordeaux, 22th Sep 2012.


Benazzi, S, Fornai, C, Bayle, P, Coquerelle, M, Kullmer, O, Mallegni, F & Weber, GW 2011, 'Comparison of dental measurement systems for taxonomic assignment of Neanderthal and modern human lower second deciduous molars' Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Leipzig, Germany, 23/09/11 - 24/09/11, .

Benazzi, S, Douka, K, Fornai, C, Bauer, CC, Kullmer, O, Svoboda, J, Pap, I, Mallegni, F, Bayle, P, Coquerelle, M, Condemi, S, Ronchitelli, A & Weber, GW 2011, 'Early dispersal of modern humans in Europe and implications for Neanderthal behaviour' Nature, vol 479, no. 7374, pp. 249-525. DOI: 10.1038/nature10617

Fornai, C, Bauer, CC, Benazzi, S, Harvati, K & Weber, GW 2011, 'Enamel thickness and dental tissue proportions in modern human upper first deciduous molars' Congress of the European Society for the study of Human Evolution - ESHE, Leipzig, Germany, 23/09/11 - 24/09/11, .

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