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Institut für Evolutionäre Anthropologie (IEA) Computer-Assisted Paleoanthropology

Alik Huseynov

Alik Huseynov

PhD. student, Anthropological Institute, University of Zurich

Research interests

Evolutionary Developmental Biology (EvoDevo), quantification of shape changes (e.g. during growth and development) using geometric morphometrics techniques, multivariate quantitative data analysis, biomedical imaging.
In my PhD project, I'll investigate comparative ontogeny of great ape and human pelves with implications for evolution of birth. Central questions such as developmental and functional modularity of pelvis, development of sexual dimorphism and concomitant changes in pelvic shape are investigated.


2015 PhD student in Evolutionary Biology,
Life Science Zurich Graduate School UZH/ETH, Switzerland
2010 Msc in Quaternary geology and prehistory
International Erasmus Mundus program, Natural History Museum of Paris, France
2010 Msc Natural science,
Natural History Museum of Paris, France
2008 Guest Studentship in Biosciences,
Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2006 BA Archaeology, History and Political science/International law,
Baku State University, Azerbaijan