Entité de rattachement
UMR 7206 - Anthropologie biologique et Bio-archéologie (ABBA)
Thème interdisciplinaire de recherche
Histoire des populations, Interaction génome/phénome/environnement, adaptation
Paléoanthropologie, morphométrie 3D


Réseaux sociaux
martin.friess [at] mnhn.fr

Responsabilités dans l'unité

Responsable adjoint ABBA


Research focus

I'm interested in reconstructing human evolutionary history by looking at morphological variability, and how it was shaped by selection, gene flow and drift. This entails studying fossil hominins as well as recent human populations, by means of 3D morphometrics.


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  • Heteren Anneke, FRIESS Martin, Détroit Florent & Balzeau Antoine, mars 2022Covariation of Proximal Finger and Toe Phalanges in Homo Sapiens : A Novel Approach To Assess Covariation of Serially Corresponding Structures. American Journal of Biological Anthropology vol. 177, n° 3, p. 471-488
  • Debelmas A, Ketoff S, Lanciaux S, Corre P, Friess M & Khonsari RH, 2019Reproducibility assessment of Delaire cephalometric analysis using reconstructions from computed tomography. Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery , ,
  • Galland Manon, D’Amore Giuseppe, FRIESS Martin, Micciche Roberto, Pinhasi Ron, Sparacello Vitale Stefano & Sineo Luca, 2019Morphological Variability of Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic Skulls From Sicily. Journal of anthropological sciences = Rivista di antropologia: JASS vol. 97, ,
  • Galland Manon, D’Amore Giuseppe, Friess Martin, Micciche Roberto, Pinhasi Ron, Sparacello Vitale Stefano & Sineo Luca, 2019Morphological variability of Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic skulls from Sicily.. Journal of anthropological sciences= Rivista di antropologia: JASS vol. 97, ,
  • Sandy Ronak, Hennocq Quentin, Nysjö Johan, Giran Guillaume, FRIESS Martin & Khonsari Roman Hossein, 2018Orbital shape in intentional skull deformations and adult sagittal craniosynostoses. Journal of anatomy vol. 233, n° 3, p. 302-310
  • Martin-Moyà Diane, Galland Manon and FRIESS Martin, 2018Assessment of The Global Human Mandibular Variation-A Three-Dimensional Geometric Morphometrics Approach To The Settlement of America. American Journal of Physical Anthropology vol. 165, , p. 168
  • Cottin Marion, Khonsari Roman Hossein & Friess Martin, 2017Assessing Cranial Plasticity in Humans: The Impact of Artificial Deformation on Masticatory and Basicranial Structures. Comptes Rendus Palevol vol. 16, n° 5-6, p. 545-556
  • Ketoff S., Grignon F., Schlager S., FRIESS Martin, Schumann T., Touch P. & Khonsari R.H., 2017Zygomatic Bone Shape in Intentional Cranial Deformations: A Model For The Study of The Interactions Between Skull Growth and Facial Morphology. Journal of Anatomy vol. 230, n° 4, p. 524-531
  • Galland Manon & Friess Martin, 2016A Three-Dimensional Geometric Morphometrics View of The Cranial Shape Variation and Population History in The New World. American Journal of Human Biology vol. 28, n° 5, p. 646-661
  • Alterauge Amelie Sophie & Friess Martin, 2015Possible Cases of Treponematosis in Skulls from the Oasis of Biskra, Algeria (Collection Dr Sanrey, Musée de l’Homme, Paris). , ,