Dr. Catherine C. Bauer

 

Room S507

Hölderlinstr. 12, 72074 Tübingen

Phone: +49-(0)7071-29-78930

Email: catherine.bauerspam prevention@ifu.uni-tuebingen.de

Sprechzeiten: n.V.

Current Position

Post-Doctoral researcher at the Biogeology Working Group of the Department of Geosciences at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.

Research Interests

Education

2015

Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Thesis: Application of virtual anthropology methods to fossil human dental remains

2012

Magister Artium at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Thesis: A Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Bronze-Age Crania from Qatna, Syria.

2006–2012

Student at the Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.

 

1999–2006

Paramedic in the German Air Force, last rank Staff Sergeant.

1996–1999

Doctor’s Assistant of Dr. Dr. Keller, Bayreuth.

 

1996

High School Diploma, Luisenburg-Gymnasium Wunsiedel, Germany.

Research Assistant Positions

2010-2011

Extraction of collagen from fossil bones including sample preparation and isotope analyses for Prof. Hervé Bocherens, department for Biogeology, University of Tübingen.

2008-2011

Osteological Collection of the department of Paeleoanthropology in Tübingen, curating activities, establishing displays for teaching, database management, determination of age, sex and pathologies of human remains.

2009-2010

Tour guide for the Baden –Württemberg state exhibition „Ice Age – Art and Culture“ in German and English.

2008-2009

Production of scientific drawings of paeleolithic bone tools for Prof. Harald Floss, Department of Early Prehistory and Quaternary Ecology, University of Tübingen.

Fieldwork experience

2012

Archaeological field assistant, Department of Paeleoanthropology, University of Tübingen

 

2010

Anthropological and archaeological field assistant, University of Tübingen

 

2009

Archaeological field assistant, University of Tübingen

 

2008

Archaeological field assistant, University of Tübingen

 

2008

Archaeological field assistant, University of Tübingen

 

2007

Archaeological field assistant, University of Tübingen

 

2007

Archaeological field school, University of Tübingen

 

Teaching Experience

summer term 2016 - 2017 Lab for Prof. Wahl's lecture "Alters- und Geschlechtsbestimmung am menschlichen Skelett" (Aging and sexing of human skeletal remains).

summer term 2012 - 2015

Lab for Prof. Harvati's lecture "Imaging & Morphometrics" - introduction to the AVIZO, RHINO and MORPHOLOGIKA software.

winter term 2013 - 2016

Lab for Prof. Wahl's lecture "Anatomie und Morphologie des menschlichen Skeletts" (Osteology 101).

Publications

Bons, P.D., Bauer, C.C., Bocherens, H., de Riese, T., Drucker, D.G., Francken, M., Menéndez, L., Uhl, A., van Milligen, B.P., Wißing, C. 2019. Out of Africa by spontaneous migration waves. PLOS ONE 14(4): e0201998. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201998. OPEN ACCESS

Bauer CC, Benazzi S, Darlas A, Harvati K: Geometric morphometric analysis and internal structure measurements of the Neanderthal lower fourth premolars from Kalamakia, Greece. Quaternary International, in press. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.01.035.

Bons PD, Jansen D, Mundel F, Bauer CC, Binder T, Eisen O, Jessell MW, Llorens MG, Steinbach F, Steinhage D, Weikusat I: Converging flow and anisotropy cause large-scale folding in Greenland's ice sheet. Nature Communications 7, 11427 (2016). doi:10.1038/ncomms11427.

Bauer CC, Bons PD, Benazzi S, Harvati K: Technical Note: Using Elliptical Best Fits to Characterize Dental Shapes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology (2015). DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22866.

Bauer, C.C., Harvati, K. A virtual reconstruction and comparative analysis of the KNM-ER 42700 cranium. Anthropologischer Anzeiger (2015). doi.org/10.1127/anthranz/2015/0387

Harvati, K., Bauer, C. C., Grine, F. E., Benazzi, S., Ackerman, R. R., van Niekerk, K. L., Henshilwood, C. S. 2015. A human deciduous molar from the Middle Stone Age (Howiesons Poort) of Klipdrift Shelter, South Africa, Journal of Human Evolution (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.03.001

Bauer C. C, Benazzi S., Harvati K. 2015. Geometric morphometric analysis
and internal structure measurements of Neanderthal and modern human lower second premolars. Poster presented at the AAPA 2015, St. Louis, USA.

C. C. Bauer, S. Degenhardt, C. Witzel, S. Flohr, P. Pfälzner, K. Harvati 2013: A Tale of Two Tombs: Cranial Synostosis Case Reports from Bronze-Age Syria. Poster presented at the AAPA 2013, Knoxville, USA.

Kandel, A.W., Bauer, C.C., Noback, M.L. & Singh, N. 2012. First Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution. Evolutionary Anthropology 21: 167-168.

C. C. Bauer, P. Pfälzner, K. Harvati 2012: Craniosynostosis - A Case Report from Ancient Syria. Poster presented at the Quenstedt-Festivities, Department of Geosciences, University of Tuebingen, awarded 2nd best poster.

C. Fornai, S. Benazzi, C. C. Bauer, O. Kullmer, J. Svoboda, I. Pap, P. Bayle, K. Harvati, G. W. Weber: Investigation of 2D dental tissue proportions in deciduous first and second upper molars of modern humans and Neanderthals. Poster presented at the ESHE conference, Bordeaux, France.

S. Benazzi, K. Douka, C. Fornai, C. C. Bauer, O. Kullmer, J. Svoboda, I. Pap, F.Mallegni, P. Bayle, M. Coquerelle, S. Condemi, A. Ronchitelli, K. Harvati & G. W.Weber 2011. Early dispersal of modern humans in Europe and implications for Neanderthal behavior. Nature (2011) doi:10.1038/nature10617

C. C. Bauer, K. Harvati 2011: Bites and Bytes – Virtual Dental Tissue Segmentation. Poster presented at the StEvE meeting, Tübingen, Germany.

C. Fornai, C. C. Bauer, S. Benazzi, K. Harvati, G. W. Weber 2011: Enamel thickness and dental tissue proportions in modern human upper first deciduous molars. Poster presented at the ESHE conference, Leipzig, Germany.