Publications - M. S. Ponce de León

Publications in refereed journals and in refereed conference proceeding volumes


2016

  • Huseynov A, Ponce de León MS, Zollikofer CP.
    Development of modular organization in the chimpanzee pelvis.
    Anatomical Record (accepted).
  • Zollikofer CPE, Scherrer M, Ponce de León MS.
    Development of pelvic sexual dimorphism in hylobatids: testing the obstetric constraints hypothesis.
    Anatomical Record (accepted)
  • Ponce de León MS, Zollikofer CPE (2016).
    Primate birth at the extremes: exploring obstetric and metabolic constraints.
    In: Rosenberg K, Trevathan W, editors. Costly and Cute: Helpless Infants and Human Evolution Santa Fe: SAR Press. p 51-66.
  • Ponce de León MS, Huseynov A, Zollikofer CPE (2016).
    Developmental solutions to the obstetrical dilemma are not Gouldian spandrels.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113:E3597-E3598.
  • Huseynov A, Zollikofer CPE, Coudyzer W, Gascho D, Kellenberger C, Hinzpeter R, Ponce de León MS (2016).
    Developmental evidence for obstetric adaptation of the human female pelvis.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113, 5227-5232.
  • Zollikofer CPE, Bienvenu T, Ponce de León MS (2016).
    Effects of cranial integration on hominid endocranial shape.
    Journal of Anatomy:10.1111/joa.12531.
  • Ponce de León MS, Bienvenu T, Akazawa T, Zollikofer CPE.
    Brain development is similar in Neanderthals and modern humans.
    Current Biology 26, R665-R666.
  • Margvelashvili A, Zollikofer CPE, Lordkipanidze D, Tafforeau, P, and Ponce de León MS (2016).
    Comparative analysis of dentognathic pathologies in the Dmanisi mandibles.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 160(2), 229-253.

2005

  • Brunet, M., Guy, F., Pilbeam, D., Lieberman, D. E., Likius, A., Mackaye, H. T., Ponce de León, M. S., Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Vignaud, P. (2005).
    New material of the earliest hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad.
    Nature, in press
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S., Lieberman, D. E., Guy, F., Pilbeam, D., Likius, A., Mackaye, H. T., Vignaud, P. and Brunet, M. (2005).
    Virtual cranial reconstruction of Sahelanthropus tchadensis.
    Nature, in press

2004

  • Brunet, M., Guy, F., Boisserie, J. R., Djimdoumalbaye, A., Lehmann, T., Lihoreau, F., Louchart, A., Schuster, M., Tafforeau, P., Likius, A., Mackaye, H. T., Blondel, C., Bocherens, H., De Bonis, L., Coppens, Y., Denis, C., Duringer, P., Eisenmann, V., Flisch, A., Geraads, D., Lopez-Martinez, N., Otero, O., Campomanes, P. P., Pilbeam, D., Ponce de León, M., Vignaud, P., Viriot, L. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2004).
    "Toumaï", Miocène supérieur du Tchad, le nouveau doyen du rameau humain.
    C. R. Palévol. 3, 277-285.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2004).
    Kinematics of cranial ontogeny: Heterotopy, heterochrony, and geometric morphometric analysis of growth models.
    J. exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol) 302B, 322-340.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S., Kondo, O., Ishida, H., Dodo, Y., Suzuki, H., Kobayashi, Y., Tsuchiya, K. and Akazawa, T. (2004).
    New data on early developmental differences between Neanderthals and modern humans.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. (Suppl.) 34, 216.

2003

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. (2003).
    Aspects of virtual reconstruction in physical anthropology.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. (Suppl.) 33, 231.

2002

  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2002).
    Neanderthalerkinder: ein Modell für die evolutionäre Entwicklungsbiologie des Menschen.
    In: Kinderwelten. Anthropologie \u2014 Geschichte \u2014 Kulturvergleich (eds. Alt, K.W. and Kemkes-Grottenthaler, A.), pp. 63-75. Bonn: Böhlau
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology: the 4th dimension.
    In: Three-dimensional Imaging in Paleoanthropology and Prehistoric Archeology (eds. B. Mafart and H. Delingette), pp. 47-53. London: Archaeopress.
  • Brunet, M., Guy, F., Pilbeam, D., Mackaye, H. T., Likius, A., Ahounta, D., Beauvilain, A., Blondel, C., Bocherens, H., Boisserie, J. R., De Bonis, L., Coppens, Y., Dejax, J., Denys, C., Duringer, P., Eisenmann, V., Fanone, G., Fronty, P., Geraads, D., Lehmann, T., Lihoreau, F., Louchart, A., Mahamat, A., Merceron, G., Mouchelin, G., Otero, O., Campomanes, P. P., Ponce de León, M. S., Rage, J. C., Sapanet, M., Schuster, M., Sudre, J., Tassy, P., Valentin, X., Vignaud, P., Viriot, L., Zazzo, A. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2002).
    A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa.
    Nature 418, 145-151.
  • Vekua, A., Lordkipanidze, D., Rightmire, G. P., Agusti, J., Ferring, R., Maisuradze, G., Mouskhelishvili, A., Nioradze, M., Ponce de León, M., Tappen, M., Tvalchrelidze, M. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2002).
    A new skull of early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia.
    Science 297, 85-89.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S., Vandermeersch, B. and Lévêque, F. (2002).
    Evidence for interpersonal violence in the St. Césaire Neanderthal.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99, 6444-6448.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    Visualizing patterns of craniofacial shape variation in Homo sapiens.
    Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 269, 801-807.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. (2002)
    Computerized paleoanthropology and Neanderthals: the case of Le Moustier 1.
    Evol. Anthropol. Suppl. 1, 68-72.

2001

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. 2001
    Computer-assisted reconstruction and morphometry of a "new" specimen from Qafzeh.
    Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. (Suppl.) 31, 169-170.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2001).
    Computer-assisted morphometry of hominoid fossils: The role of morphometric maps.
    In: Hominid Evolution and Climatic Change in Europe (eds. L. de Bonis, G. Koufos and P. Andrews), pp. 50-59. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ponce de León M. S. and Zollikofer C. P. E. (2001).
    Neanderthal cranial ontogeny and its implications for late hominid diversity.
    Nature 412, 534-538.

2000

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology: new techniques and results.
    Acta Anthropol. Sin. 19, 90-97.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    The brain and its case: computer-based case studies on the relation between software and hardware in living and fossil hominids.
    In: Humanity from African Naissance to Coming Millennia (eds. P. V. Tobias, M. A. Raath, J. Moggi-Cecchi and G. A. Doyle), pp. 379-384. Florence: Florence University Press.
  • Ponce de León, M. S., Zollikofer, C. P. E., Martin, R. D. and Stringer, C. B. (2000).
    Investigation of Neanderthal morphology with computer-assisted methods.
    In: Neanderthals at the Edge (eds. C. B. Stringer, R. N. E. Barton and J. C. Finlayson), pp. 237-248. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

1995-1999

  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (1999).
    New evidence from Le Moustier 1: Computer-assisted reconstruction and morphometry of the skull.
    Anat. Rec. 254, 474-489.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S. and Martin, R. D. (1998).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology.
    Evol. Anthropol. 6, 41-54.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1995).
    Tools for rapid prototyping in the biosciences.
    IEEE Comp. Graph. Appl. 15, 48-55.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S., Martin, R. D. and Stucki, P. (1995).
    Neanderthal computer skulls.
    Nature 375, 283-285.

Conference presentations and abstracts


2005

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2005).
    Shape change shapes our minds: heterochrony, heterotopy, and human evolution.
    Neanderthals revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives, New York University.

2004

  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2004).
    Neanderthals and modern humans \u2014 chimps and bonobos: similarities and differences in development and evolution.
    Neanderthals revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives, New York University.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2004).
    Neanderthals and modern humans \u2014 chimps and bonobos: similarities and differences in development and evolution.
    Neanderthals revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives, New York University.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2004).
    The earliest phases of Neanderthals: Ontogeny.
    CALPE conference, Gibraltar.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2004).
    The earliest phases of Neanderthals: Phylogeny.
    CALPE conference, Gibraltar.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2004).
    Early Neanderthal Development: new data and new results.
    Int. Congr. Primatology, Torino.

2002

  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2002).
    Reconstructing the development of Neanderthals: Results and implications.
    Congress of the International Anthropological Association. Tokyo, September 2002.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    Reconstructing the development of Neanderthals: Tools and methods.
    Congress of the International Anthropological Association. Tokyo, September 2002.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    4D reconstruction in paleoanthropology: Pattern, process, biology and geometry.
    13th Congress of the European Anthropological Association. Zagreb, September 2002.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2002).
    Craniomandibular development of the Neanderthals.
    13th Congress of the European Anthropological Association. Zagreb, September 2002.

2001

  • Ponce de León, M. S. (2001).
    Modellkinder Kindermodelle.
    1. Internationales Mainzer Symposium Anthropologie im 21.Jahrhundert. Mainz, September 2001
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2001).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology: the 4th dimension.
    UISPP conference (société internationale de préhistoire et protohistoire). Liège, September 2001.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2001).
    Cranial Growth in Neanderthals: Developmental or functional constraints? CALPE 2001 Conference: Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Late Pleistocene Eurasia.
    Gibraltar, August 2001.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2001).
    Thick bones and Thin Plate Splines: the role of landmark-based and landmark-free morphometrics in the investigation of Neanderthal morphology.
    CALPE 2001 Conference: Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Late Pleistocene Eurasia. Gibraltar, August 2001.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2001).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology: principles and applications to the Dederiyeh Neanderthal child skeletons.
    Dept. of Computer Sciences and Dept. of Anthropology, Tohoku University, Tokyo, March 2001.

2000

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    The skull of Siamopithecus: Neo-deconstructivist reconstruction.
    Les Hominidés et leurs environnements: Histoire et Interactions. Université de Poitiers, Poitiers, France, September 2000.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    Neander Valley and Silicon Valley. Origine de l'homme: des premiers primates à l'Homo sapiens.
    Laboratoire de Paléontologie, Université de Montpellier II, Montpellier, France, April 2000.

1993-1999

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1999).
    Exploring fossil morphology with the computer. World Anthropology at the Turn of the Century.
    Prague, September 1999.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (1997).
    Ein Neanderthaler-Innenohr als Ohrgehänge.
    EVA '97: Elektronische Bildverarbeitung & Kunst, Kultur, Historie, Berlin, November 1997.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1996).
    Computerunterstützte Palaeoanthropologie.
    Archaeologisches Institut, Universität Tübingen, May 1996.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1995).
    Neue Dimensionen in der computerunterstützten Morphometrie.
    Seminar des Anatomischen Instituts, Universität Zürich, October 1995.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (1994).
    Paléonthropologie assistée par ordinateur: application aux crânes d'enfants néandertaliens.
    Journée de contact F.N.R.S., Abbaye St Gérard de Brogne, Namur, Belgique, Séptembre 1994.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (1994).
    Computer-assisted reconstruction of fossil hominids.
    In: Proceedings of the 1994 Pacific Graphics/CADDM Conference, August 26-29, 1994 (ed. R. Tang), pp. 390-392. Beijing: International Academic Publishers.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1993).
    Computerunterstützte Rekonstruktion fossiler Hominiden.
    Schweiz. Anthropologische Gesellschaft; Versammlung der Schweizerischen Akademie für Naturwissenschaften, Verbier, September 1993.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1993).
    Computerunterstützte Rekonstruktion des Schädels von Devil's Tower (Gibraltar 2).
    V. Bilzingsleben-Kolloquium "Homo erectus - seine Kultur und Umwelt", Jena/Bilzingsleben, December 1993.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1993).
    Computer-assisted reconstruction and morphometry of a Neandertal skull.
    NATO ASI workshop on Advances in Morphometrics, Il Ciocco, Italy, July 1993.

Monographs

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S., Esteves, F., Tecelao Silva, F. and Pacheco Dias, R. (2002).
    The computer-assisted reconstruction of the skull.
    In: Portrait of the Artist as a Child. The Gravettian Human Skeleton from the Abrigo do Lagar Velho and its Archeological Context (eds. Zilhão, J. and Trinkaus, J.). Lisbon: Instituto Português de Arqueologia.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (2003).
    Looking through stones and bones: The new computer-assisted reconstruction of the Le Moustier 1 cranium and its implications for Neanderthal ontogeny.
    In: The Neanderthal Adolescent Le Moustier 1 - New Aspects, New Results (ed. H. Ullrich). Berliner Beiträge zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Berlin.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2003).
    Der Neandertaler von Le Moustier 1: neue Einblicke und neue Ausblicke.
    In: Die Sammlungen von Otto Hauser. Bestandskataloge des Berliner Museums für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Berlin.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Ponce de León, M. S. and Vandermeersch, B. (in prep.).
    Reconstruction and comparative morphometric analysis of the three-dimensional craniomandibular morphology of St. Césaire 1.
    In: St. Césaire. A late Neanderthal (ed. B. Vandermeersch).
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (in prep.).
    Revision der Hominidenfossilien von Bilzingsleben.

General articles; e-publications


2005

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E., Suter, S., Hartmann, A., Ponce de León, M. S. (2005).
    Vom Moor in den Computer: der Mann von Husbäke.
    Antike Welt 2 (2005), 21-25

2002

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S.
    Paläoanthropologie: neue Methoden \u2014 neue Erkenntnisse.
    Vjschr. Natf. Ges. Zürich 149, 3950.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S.
    Paläoanthropologie: neue Methoden \u2014 neue Erkenntnisse.
    Vjschr. Natf. Ges. Zürich 149, 3950.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (in press).
    Virtuelle Realität und reale Virtualität in Archäologie und Anthropologie.
    Begleitband zur Sonderausstellung Mensch und Umwelt. Zürich, Landesmuseum.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    EMPA-geprüfter ältester "Mensch"
    (www.unipublic.unizh.ch/magazin/umwelt/2002/0611/).
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002). S
    tammbusch statt Stammbaum.
    UniPublic (www.unipublic.unizh.ch/magazin/umwelt/2002/0611/hintergrund.html).
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2002).
    Erstaunliche Hominidenfunde in Georgien.
    UniPublic (www.unipublic.unizh.ch/magazin/umwelt/2002/0561).

2000

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    Computer-assisted paleoanthropology
    http://www.aim.uzh.ch/research/cap.html(Webpage mentioned in Science NetWatch).
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (2000).
    Virtuelle Rekonstruktion menschlicher Fossilien.
    Dossier Menschliche Evolution, 88-90. Heidelberg: Spektrum Verlag.

1995-1999

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1997).
    Das Spiegelbild des Narziss.
    Magazin Uni Zürich 2 (97), 42-44. 97(2): 42-44.
  • Ponce de León, M. S. and Zollikofer, C. P. E. (1995).
    Cráneos neandertales. Reconstrucción, morfometría y replicación.
    Investigación y Ciencia, Diciembre 1995, 231-232.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1995).
    Berührungsfreie Rekonstruktion, Vermessung und Replikation menschlicher Fossilien.
    Spektrum der Wissenschaft Dezember 1995, 14-16.
  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (1995).
    Computerunterstützte Rekonstruktion von Fossilien.
    Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 1995.

Book

  • Zollikofer, C. P. E. and Ponce de León, M. S. (in press).
    Virtual Reconstruction: A Primer in Computer-assisted Paleontology and Biomedicine.
    New York: Wiley.