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Prof. Bernd Schierwater

Yale University, USA


Email:bernd.schierwater@ecolevol.de


Qualifications

1999 Professor, TiHo Hannover, Zoology

1999  Associate Professor, Freiberg University, Ecology & Evolution

1994 Assistant Professor, University of Frankfurt, Biology


Publications (Selected)

  1. Schierwater B, Streit B, Wagner GP, DeSalle R, eds. (1994) Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston, 622 pp.
  2. DeSalle R, Schierwater B, eds. (1998) Molecular Approaches to Ecology and Evolution. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston, 364 pp.
  3. Schierwater B, DeSalle R, eds. (2002) Hox genes and metazoan radiation. Special volume Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Academic Press, San Diego, 64 pp.
  4. Schierwater B, DeSalle R, eds. (2010) Key Transitions in Animal Evolution. Science Publishers & CRC Press, Enfield, 434 pp.
  5. Rob DeSalle R, Hanner R, Sarkar IN, Hadrys H, Schierwater B, eds. (2010) Special Issue "Using DNA Sequences to Identify Organisms: The DNA Barcode of Life". Sequencing (in prep.).
  6. Schierwater B, Trager G (1987) Don´t eat if Neptune is angry. Biol Bull 173: 433.
  7. Schierwater B, Hauenschild C (1991) Ökologische und genetische Zwänge der Fitness-Optimierung im Fortpflanzungswechsel einer halbsessilen Hydromeduse. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 84: 326-327.
  8. Schierwater B (1992) Ecophysiological consequences of the occurrence of contractile vacuoles in the life cycle of the hydromedusa Eleutheria dichotoma. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 85: 38.
  9. Ender A, Schierwater B (1993) Identification of nuclear markers in Daphnia hybrid complexes by Random amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD). Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 86: 45.
  10. Schierwater B, Ender A, Streit B (1993) The use of RAPD markers in molecular phylogenies. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 86: 58.
  11. Streit B, Städler T, Kuhn K, Loew M, Schierwater B (1993) Probing genetic differentiation in Basommatophoran snails using nuclear markers. Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 86: 61.
  12. Schierwater B (1994) Die Bedeutung von DNA-Merkmalen für die Analyse phylogenetischer Beziehungen innerhalb der Cnidaria. In: Gutman WF, Mollenhauer D, Peters DS (eds.) Morphologie & Evolution. Symp 175 J Senck Naturf Ges . Kramer Verlag, Frankfurt/M: 435-442.
  13. Schierwater B, Ender A, Schwenk K, Spaak P, Streit B (1994) The evolutionary ecology of Daphnia. In: Schierwater B, Streit B, Wagner GP, DeSalle R (eds.) Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 495-508.
  14. Streit B, Städler T, Kuhn K, Loew M, Brauer M, Schierwater B (1994) Molecular markers and evolutionary processes in hermaphrodite freshwater snails. In: Schierwater B, Streit B, Wagner GP, DeSalle R (eds.) Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 247-260.
  15. DeSalle R, Schierwater B (1994) Molecular Systematics. In: Schierwater B, Streit B, Wagner GP, DeSalle R (eds.) Molecular Ecology and Evolution: Approaches and Applications. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 283-284.
  16. Schierwater B (1996) Homeobox genes and macroevolution? Verh Dtsch Zool Ges 89: 257.
  17. Schierwater B, Ender, A, Schroth W, Diez A, Streit B, Holzmann H, Hadrys H (1997) Arbitrarily amplified DNA in ecology an evolution. In: Caetano-Anolles G and Gresshoff PM (eds.) DNA markers: Protocols, Applications and overviews. John Wiley & Sons, New York: 313-330.
  18. Schierwater B, DeSalle R (1998) Population biology, kinship and fingerprinting. In: DeSalle R, Schierwater B, (eds.) Molecular Approaches to Ecology and Evolution. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 1-5.
  19. DeSalle R, Schierwater B (1998) Higher Taxa and Systematics. In: DeSalle R, Schierwater B (eds.) Molecular Approaches to Ecology and Evolution. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 125-129.
  20. DeSalle R, Schierwater B (1998) Algorithms. In: DeSalle R, Schierwater B (eds.) Molecular Approaches to Ecology and Evolution. Birkhäuser, Basel-Boston: 237-242.
  21. Schierwater B, DeSalle R (2002) Evolution and development. Mol Phylogenet Evol 24: 343-344.
  22. Schierwater B, Sallmann H-P (2004) Biodiversity: more crucial than ever. Forschungsmagazin Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover: Umwelt und Biodiversität, VMK Verlag, 1-2.
  23. Schierwater B (2004) Die Messbarkeit von Biodiversität – Ein einfaches Beispiel: Ein Tierstamm mit nur einer Art. Forschungsmagazin Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover: Umwelt und Biodiversität, VMK Verlag, 6-9.
  24. DeSalle R, Schierwater B (2007) Key transitions in animal evolution. Integr Comp Biol 47: 667-669.

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