Constance Scharff
Full Professor of the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Free University of Berlin (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany). Her research focuses on the neuroethology of vocalisations, stressing the role of the FoxP2 transcription factor. She is the author of many research papers on the topic.

Comparing the role FOXP2 plays in humans and other animals is starting to reveal common principles that may have provided building blocks for language evolution.