Laureates 2003

Past - Paleoanthropology

Michel Brunet

Michel Brunet

Directeur UMR CNRS 6046
Laboratoire de Geobiologie, Biochronologie et Paleontologie Humaine Faculte des Sciences Fondamentales et Appliquees Universite de Poitiers, France

Michel Brunet is Professor of Vertebrate Paleontology at the University of Poiters in south-western France, and has been working in Chad for more than a decade. In 2002 he published in Nature, an almost complete cranium of the oldest human ancestor: Sahelanthropus tchadensis

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