Bonobo in Wamba, DRC (Cintia Garai, Wildlife Messengers)

Martin Kuhlwilm, PhD

Group Leader at University of Vienna

Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Funding from WWTF


Main scientific topics

Below you find direct links to my main scientific publications. These revove around admixture in humans and great apes, and what makes each lineage special.

A full list of publications on admixture and more can be found in the CV and on Google Scholar.


Admixture and what it means

Everything you need to know about ​Admixture in mammals and its functional consequences in one article.

Bonobos & Chimpanzees

My work on aspects of gene flow in our closest living relatives, and the uniqueness of bonobos:

Ghost introgression in bonobos

Gene flow from bonobos to chimpanzees

How genetic variation makes bonobos special

Human Skull Sketch

Humans and archaics

My work on human uniqueness and our interactions with Neandertals can be found here:

Human gene flow into Neandertals

How genetic variation makes humans special

FOXP2 and admixture




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