Dr. sc. nat. Ingmar Werneburg (Dipl. Biol.)

Postdoctoral researcher at:
Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich 
Karl Schmid Strasse 4
8006 Zürich / Switzerland

Guest reseacher at (main address):
Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- & Biodiversitätsforschung
an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Invalidenstraße 43
Room: 3105-3 (Nordbau)
10115 Berlin / Germany
Tel. 0049 (0) 30 2093 8955
Fax. 0049 (0) 30 2093 8565

E-Mail: 
i.werneburg[at]gmail.com


Research

  • Ontogenetic and phylogenetic patterns of soft and hard tissues in vertebrates
  • Timing and variation in vertebrate embryogenesis and its meaning for phylogeny
  • Interaction of functional and phylogenetic aspects in vertebrates
  • Evolution of "Reptilia", Mammalia, and Teleostei
  • Craniocervical morphology of turtles and other vertebrates 


Curriculum vitae




Positions

     

  • 2013-2014. Postdoctoral researcher, Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich / Switzerland (Sánchez-lab): "Mammalian and reptilian embryology"
  • 2012-2013. Postdoctoral researcher, Geowissenschaften Universität Tübingen / Germany (Joyce-lab): "Turtle neck evolution"
  • 2011. Postdoctoral researcher, RIKEN, Center for Developmental Biology Kobe / Japan (Kuratani-lab): "Amniote skull development"
  • 2010-2011. Postdoctoral researcher, Paläontologisches Institut und Museum der Universität Zürich / Switzerland (Sánchez-lab): "Mammalian embryology"

Education



Honorary Academic Positions and further Education


  • 2013-14. Guest scientists, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin / Germany (Müller-lab)
  • 2012-13. 'Visiting Scientist', Spezielle Zoologie der Universität Tübingen / Germany (W. Maier's lab): "Amniote craniogenesis"
  • 2009/Dec. 'Visiting Scientist', UCL London / UK (S. Evan's lab): "Craniocervical anatomy in marine turtles"
  • 2009/Mar. 'Visiting Scientist', RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe / Japan (S. Kuratani's lab): "Turtle development"
  • 2009/Sep. Summer School of Evolutionary Developmental Biology" in Venice/Italy 

Memberships


  • European society for Evolutionary Developmental biology (EED) 
  • Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) 
  • Deutsche Zoologische Gesellschaft e.V. (DZG) 
  • Förderverein Phyletisches Museum e.V. 
  • International Society of Vertebrate Morphology (ISVM) 

Professional service


  • Multible reviews for Acta Zoologica, Journal of Anatomy, Journal of Experimental Zoology B, Journal of Morphology, Contributions to Zoology, Palaeontologia Electronica, Zoology
  • organisation of the "Symposium on Turtle Evolution" 2012 in Tübingen (with Walter G. Joyce, Joseph Corsini, Márton Rabi). Wikipedia

Field work


  • 2008, Schesaplana-Mountain (Switzerland/Austria), Triassic
  • 2005, Roscoff (France), marine zoology
  • 2004, Lysekill (Sweden), marine zoology
  • 2004, Bilzingsleben (Germany), Pleistocene (Homo erectus)
  • 2002, Manebach (Germany), Rotliegend (Permian), Naturhistorisches Museum Schleusingen

Financial support


  • 2013, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and Open Access Publishing Fund for my Biology Open Article (1350$)
  • 2013, fund by "The Company of Biologists" for financial support of the organisation of a symposium at International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology
  • 2013, fund by "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft" for financial support of the organisation of a symposium at International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (2500€)
  • 2011-2013, Deutscher Forschungsgemeinschaft (granted to Walter G. Joyce for my postdoc position)
  • 2011, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS): Postdoctoral Fellowship (6 months), ID No. PE 11027 (2430500 ¥)
  • 2010-2011, Schweizer Nationalfond (granted to Prof. Dr. Marcelo Sánchez, covering 1 year postdoc support): Comparative Embryology of Mammalia
  • 2007-2010, Schweizer Nationalfond (No. 3100AO-116013/1FAN- ZUNIV, granted to Prof. Dr. Marcelo Sánchez): Comparative musculo-skeletal ontogeny of amniotes
  • 2008-2009, Forschungskredit der Universität Zürich (No.3772), Heterochronies in the head muscle development and the phylogenetic position of turtles among land vertebrates (40000 CHF)
  • 2008, Schweizerische Paläontologische Gesellschaft (travel fund), DZG Meeting in Jena/Germany, "Origin of Turtles within Amniotes based on Heterochronies in the Early Development" (350 CHF)
  • 2009, Vereinigung akademischer Mittelbau der Universität Zürich (VAUZ) (travel fund), attendance at the "Summer School of Evolutionary Developmental Biology" in Venice/Italy (300 €)
  • 2009, Schweizerische Paläontologische Gesellschaft (travel fund), SVP/SVPCA Meeting Bristol/UK, "Embryological evidence for a basal position of turtles within Amniota" (300 CHF)

Prizes


  • Bernhard Rensch Price of the Gesellschaft für BiologischeSystematik (GfBS) (1000€) awarded together with the Rensch-medal at the Biosystematics meeting 2011, 26.2.2011 in Berlin, for "outstanding work in Biological Systematics". Laudation by Dr. Olivier C. Rieppel
  • Writing competition price of Internationale Bodenseehochschule "Science of the Future": "Dichtung und Morphologie - ein Forschungsprogramm für die Zukunft" (150€)
  • One price of the best Student Presentations at 1st BioSyst EU Meeting in Leiden/Netherlands
  • Faculty-price for outstanding PhD-thesis by the Science Faculty of University of Zürich (1000 CHF)

Collaborators of finished projects




Teaching


  • 2014 WS, co-lecturer (Zürich) "Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates" (English)
  • 2013 SS,  organizer (with M. Maier) (Tübingen): Studium Generale lecture series "Key innovations in organismic macroevolution", press release (German)
  • 2013 SS, organizer (Tübingen): institute’s colloquium at Fachbereich Geowissenschaften (English)
  • 2011 SS, lecturer (with S. Kuratani) (Kobe/Japan): German-language-class, translating chapters of Dietrich Starcks textbook from German to English, course for Japanese scientists (English)
  • 2009-2010, teaching assistant (Zürich): “Evolution”-course (German)
  • 2008, teaching assistant (Zürich): lectures and practicals on recent turtles “Paläobiologie und Evolution der Wirbeltiere” (2009), “Biodiversität: Wirbellose, Wirbeltiere, Pilze“ (German)
  • 2008, co-instructor (Zürich): basal course “Biodiversität und Evolution” (2008, museum practical) (German, English)
  • 2008-2009, 2014, co-instructor (Zürich): “Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates” (Blockkurse á 4 weeks) (English)
  • 2006, main instructor (Jena): whole day zoological excursions in Jena and surroundings (German)
  • 2006, scientific tutor (Jena): zoological excursion to Kyffhäuser mountains (2006, one week) (German)
  • 2004-2007, scientific tutor (Jena): basic courses in zoology for students of biology, medicine and nutritional science (four one-semester courses á 13 sessions) (German)


    Publications


    Articles

    [my citation index at google scholar]

    * = correspondence author


    • Werneburg I* (in press). Konvergente Evolution herbivorer Landwirbeltiere [ein Review]. In: Maier W, Werneburg I (Eds.) "Schlüsselereignisse der organismischen Makroevolution". Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich 

    • Werneburg I*, Hinz JK, Gumpenberger M, Volpato V, Natchev N, Joyce WG (in press). Modeling neck mobility in fossil turtles. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. Invited paper to the special issue on "Origin and Evolution of Turtles" edited by Jacqueline E. Moustakas-Verho and Scott Gilbert. Article, supplement.

    • Koyabu DB*, Werneburg I, Morimoto N, Zollikofer CPE, Forasiepi AM, Endo H, Kimura J, Ohdachi SD, Truong SN, Sánchez-Villagra MR* (2014). Mammalian skull heterochrony reveals modular evolution and a link between cranial development and brain size. Nature Communications 5:3625, 1-8. Article, Supplementary information, Supplementary Data 1, 2



    • Werneburg I*, Maier W, Joyce WG (2013). Embryonic remnants of intercentra and ribs in the neck of turtles. Biology Open 2(11):1103-1107Free pdf



      • Joyce WG*, Werneburg I, Lyson TR (2013). The hooked element in the pes of turtles (Testudines): a global approach to exploring primary and secondary homology. Journal of Anatomy 223: 421-441, cover image, html, pdf

      • Werneburg, I* (2013). Jaw musculature during the dawn of turtle evolution. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 13: 225-254 Html, pdf

      • Werneburg I* (2013). The tendinous framework in the temporal skull region of turtles and considerations about its morphological implications in amniotes: a review. Invited Review to Zoological Science 31(3): 141-153. Free pdf



      • Polachowski KM, Werneburg I* (2013). Late embryos and bony skull development in Bothropoides jararaca (Serpentes, Viperidae). Zoology 116 (1): 36-63. doi: 10.1016/j.zool.2012.07.003. Html, pdf, Appendix 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7Updated SES-database: Link.


      • Werneburg I, Tzika AC, Hautier L, Asher RJ, Milinkovitch MC, Sánchez-Villagra MR* (2013). Development and embryonic staging in non-model organisms: the case of an afrotherian mammal. Invited paper to the special issue "Vertebrate Evolutionary Developmental Biology" in The Journal of Anatomy 222:2-18, free htmlfree pdf, Supplements 123cover image. Updated SES-database: Link.


      • Scheyer TM*, Werneburg I, Mitgutsch C, Delfino M, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2013). Chapter 6: Three ways to tackle the turtle: integrating fossils, comparative embryology and mircoanatomy. In: Morphology and Evolution of Turtles. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series. Editors: Gardner J, Brinkman D, Holroyd P. Springer Verlag, Dortrecht, Heidelberg, New York, London (Buy book at Amazon), pp. 63-70, paper


        • Jones MEH*, Werneburg I, Curtis N, Penrose R, O'Higgins P, Fagan MJ, Evans SE (2012). The head and neck anatomy of sea turtles (Cryptodira: Chelonioidea) and skull shape in Testudines. PLoS ONE 7(11): e47852. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047852, free pdf,  free html, videos S1+S2+S3 [add ".mpg" to file name].



        • Werneburg I* (2012). Temporal bone arrangements in turtles: an overview. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 318: 235-249, link



        • Werneburg I* (2011). The cranial musculature of turtles. Palaeontologia Electronica 14(2), 15A: 99 pages. (free htmlfree pdf)



        • Werneburg I*, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2011). The early development of the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus (Mammalia: Monotremata) and patterns of mammalian development. Acta Zoologica 82(1): 75-88, doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2009.00447.x, (articleappendices). Updated SES-database: Link.



        • Werneburg I* (2010). Zum Ursprung der Schildkröten: Ansätze der Vergleichenden Embryologie. Vierteljahrschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich 155(1/2):21-28 (free article)



        • Müller J*, Scheyer TM, Head JJ, Barrett PM, Werneburg I, Ericson PGP, Pol D, Sánchez-Villagra MR* (2010). Homeotic effects, somitogenesis and the evolution of vertebral numbers in recent and fossil amniotes. Proceedings of the National Aacademy of Science 107(5): 2118-2123, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0912622107 (free article + supporting information)



        • Werneburg I*, Hugi J, Müller J, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2009). Embryogenesis and ossification of Emydura subglobosa (Testudines, Pleurodira, Chelidae) and patterns of turtle development. Developmental Dynamics 238(11): 2770-2786, doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22104 (free articleFigure S1-18Table S1). Updated SES-database: Link.



        • Werneburg I*, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2009). Timing of organogenesis support basal position of turtles in the amniote tree of life. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9:82, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-82 (highly accessed, open access: htmlpdf, additional files 123). Updated SES-database: Link.



        • Werneburg I* (2009). A standard system to study vertebrate embryos. PLoS One, 4(6): e5887, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0005887 (open access: htmlpdfTable S1Table S2TableS3Poster S1). Updated SES-database: Link.



        • Werneburg I*, Hertwig ST (2009). Head morphology of the ricefish, Oryzias latipes (Teleostei: Beloniformes). Journal of Morphology 270(9):1095-1106, doi: 10.1002/jmor.10746, free article - from Werneburg 2007: related animations




        Books, Editorials, Translations, Theses


        • Maier W, Werneburg I (editors) (in press). Schlüsselereignisse der organismischen Makroevolution. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich

        • Maier W, Werneburg I (in press). Einführung. In: Schlüsselereignisse der organismischen Makroevolution. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich

        • Wilson LAB, Werneburg I (guest editors) (in press). Quantifying evolutionary development: integrating metrical frameworks, gene expression, and morphology. Special Issue in Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution.

        • Wilson LAB, Werneburg I (guest editors) (in press). Editorial. In: Quantifying evolutionary development: integrating metrical frameworks, gene expression, and morphology. Special Issue in Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution.

        • Joyce WG, Corsini JA, Werneburg I, Rabi M (editors) (2012). Symposium on Turtle Evolution 2012. Program and Abstracts. TOBIAS-lib Hochschulserver der Universität Tübingenfree pdf



        • Werneburg I [2012]. German translation of the book: Sánchez, M.R. Embryos in Deep Time: The Rock Record of Animal Development in Evolution (Indiana Press 2012) as: Sánchez-Villagra, M.R. (2012). Embryonen aus der Tiefenzeit. Was Fossilien über die Evolution von Wachstumsprozessen und die Entwicklungsgenetik erzählen. vdf Hochschulverlag AG an der ETH Zürich. 239 pp. ISBN 3728134694, example chapter, Amazon



        • Werneburg I (2010). "Evolution and Development of Turtles: Organogenesis and Cranial Musculature". Scidinge Hall Verlag, Zürich, ISBN: 978-3-905923-03-2. This published PhD-thesis contains the manuscripts of 1. Scheyer et al. (2009, [2013]), 2. Werneburg (2009), 3. Werneburg & Sánchez-Villagra (2009), 4. Werneburg et al. (2009), 5. Werneburg & Sánchez-Villagra (2011), 6. Werneburg (2010), 7.-8. Werneburg (2011, 2013), 9. Müller et al. (2010). free pdf



        • Werneburg I (2009). Vergleichende Morphologie der Kiefermuskulatur der Beloniformes (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha). Verlag Dr. Müller, ISBN: 978-3-639-19302-2 (incl. extended English summary: Comparative Morphology of the Jaw Musculature of Beloniformes). German text is free available online published as: Werneburg I (2007). "Vergleichende Morphologie der Kiefermuskulatur der Beloniformes (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha)". Institut für Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie mit Phyletischem Museum. Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena. 170 pages. Diploma thesis (engl. abstract), published by Digitale Bibliothek Thüringen (incl. six 3d-animations). URL: http://www.db-thueringen.de/servlets/DocumentServlet?id=11300; full pdf (German, for the extended English summary, see in Werneburg 2009 above); 3D-head Oryzias latipes: animations, movie 1 (all elements), movie 2 (bones, ligaments, cartilages, muscles, nervous system), movie 3 (as movie 2, but without nervous system), movie 4 (bones, cartilages, ligaments), movie 5 (only muscles). This published Diploma-thesis was the basis for the later studies of Werneburg & Hertwig (2009) and Werneburg (in review).




        Extended and Published Abstracts


        • Werneburg I*, Wilson LAB, Joyce WG (2013) Evolution of neck vertebral shape and neck retraction at the transition to modern turtles: a geometric morphometric approach. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, contributed talk in the symposium 'Quantifying evolutionary development using non-model organisms: integrating metrical frameworks, gene expression, and morphology' (organized by Laura A.B. Wilson and Ingmar Werneburg), 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 135
        • Werneburg I°, Joyce W, Maier W (2013). Embryonic remnants of intercentra and ribs in a pleurodire turtle - a case of recapitulation and functional reduction. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 257
        • Carabajal AP*, Sterli J, Müller J, Joyce WG, Werneburg I (2013). Endocranial reconstructions of extinct turtles using μ-CT scans: new insights into brain and inner ear anatomy. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 207
        • Werneburg I*, Hinz J, Gumpenberger M, Volpato V, Natchev N, Joyce WG (2013).  Peculiarities of turtle body plan: the origin and evolution of neck retraction mechanisms. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain. Invited talk to the symposium 'Origin and Evolution of Turtles' (organized by Jacqueline E. Moustakas and Scott Gilbert), 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 173
        • Natchev N, Werneburg I (2012). Considerations on the evolution of feeding systems in turtles. Symposium on Turtle Evolution, University of Tübingen, Germany, 2-5 June 2012. Abstract published in: W.G. Joyce, J.A. Corsini, I. Werneburg, M. Rabi (eds.). TOBIAS-lib Hochschulserver der Universität Tübingen, page 32
        • Werneburg I, Lyson TR, Joyce WG (2012). An integrative study on the anatomy and development of the ‘hooked fifth metatarsal’ in the turtle pes. Symposium on Turtle Evolution, University of Tübingen, Germany, 2-5 June 2012. Abstract published in: W.G. Joyce, J.A. Corsini, I. Werneburg, M. Rabi (eds.). TOBIAS-lib Hochschulserver der Universität Tübingen, page 48
        • Werneburg I (2011). Evolution and Development of Turtles: Organogenesis and Cranial Musculature. "Biosystematics 2011. 21.2.-26.2.2011 in Berlin /Germany, Programme and Abstracts", p. 387. Borsch, T., Giere, P., Hoffmann, J., Löhne, C., Nordt, B., Ohl, M. (editors), Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. ISBN 978-3-921800-68-3
        • Müller J, Scheyer TM, Head J, Barrett P, Werneburg I, Sanchéz-Villagra MR (2010). Genes, development, and fossil morphologies: an example from vertebrates. 80th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Society (Paläontologische Gesellschaft) 6.-8. 10.2010 in München / Germany. Zittelia Series B 29: 75
        • Scheyer TM, Werneburg I, Mitgutsch C, Delfino M, Sánchez-Villagra MR. 2009. Three ways to tackle the turtle: integrating evolutionary, developmental, and bone histological data to elucidate a highly peculiar body plan. In: Braman DR, editor. Special Publication of the Royal Tyrrell Museum: Gaffney Turtle Symposium, Abstracts and Program, 17-18 October 2009. Drumheller, Ab, Canada: Royal Tyrrell Museum. p 154-161. Extended Abstract (later extended and published as book chapter: Scheyer et al. 2013, see above)
        • Werneburg I, Hugi J, Mitgutsch C, Müller J, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2009). Embryologicalevidence for a basal position of turtles within Amniota. 69th Annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) and 57th Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy (SVPCA), 23.-26.9.2009 in Bristol / United Kingdom. Supplements to the Online Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (3), 199A.
        • Werneburg I, Hertwig ST (2007). Morphology of the jaw apparatus of Oryzias latipes incomparison to its relatives (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha, Beloniformes). 8th InternationalCongress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), 16.7.2007-21.7.2007 in Paris / France. Journalof Morphology 268: 1148.

        Conference presentations

        [talks (*), poster (°)]

        • Werneburg I, Lawver D (2014). Fossil Turtle Eggs from the Upper Cretaceous (Campanian) Morondava basin, Madagascar. 74. Annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP), Berlin / Germany
        • Werneburg I*, Wilson LAB, Joyce WG (2013) Evolution of neck vertebral shape and neck retraction at the transition to modern turtles: a geometric morphometric approach. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, contributed talk in the symposium 'Quantifying evolutionary development using non-model organisms: integrating metrical frameworks, gene expression, and morphology' (organized by Laura A.B. Wilson and Ingmar Werneburg), 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 135
        • Werneburg I°, Joyce W, Maier W (2013). Embryonic remnants of intercentra and ribs in a pleurodire turtle - a case of recapitulation and functional reduction. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 257
        • Carabajal AP*, Sterli J, Müller J, Joyce WG, Werneburg I (2013). Endocranial reconstructions of extinct turtles using μ-CT scans: new insights into brain and inner ear anatomy. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain, 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 207
        • Werneburg I*, Hinz J, Gumpenberger M, Volpato V, Natchev N, Joyce WG (2013).  Peculiarities of turtle body plan: the origin and evolution of neck retraction mechanisms. 10th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), in Barcelona / Spain. Invited talk to the symposium 'Origin and Evolution of Turtles' (organized by Jacqueline E. Moustakas and Scott Gilbert), 8. – 12. July 2013, Anatomical Record 295 (Special Feature): page 173
        • Werneburg I°, Lyson TR, Joyce WG (2013) An integrative study on the anatomy and development of the ‘hooked fifth metatarsal’ in the turtle pes. 40. Treffen Arbeitskreis Wirbeltierpaläontologie in der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft, 15.-17.3.2013 in Laimering / Deutschland
        • Werneburg I °, Lyson TR, Joyce WG (2012). Development of the fifth metatarsal in turtles. 4th meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology (EED), July 10–13, 2012 in Lisbon.
        • Natchev N*, Werneburg I (2012).Considerations on the evolution of feeding systems in turtles. Symposium on Turtle Evolution, University of Tübingen, Germany, 2-5 June 2012. Abstract published in: W.G. Joyce, J.A. Corsini, I. Werneburg, M. Rabi (eds.). TOBIAS-lib Hochschulserver der Universität Tübingen, page 32
        • Werneburg I*, Lyson TR, Joyce WG (2012). An integrative study on the anatomy and development of the ‘hooked fifth metatarsal’ in the turtle pes. Symposium on Turtle Evolution, University of Tübingen, Germany, 2-5 June 2012. Abstract published in: W.G. Joyce, J.A. Corsini, I. Werneburg, M. Rabi (eds.). TOBIAS-lib Hochschulserver der Universität Tübingen, page 48
        • Werneburg I* (Switzerland). Evolution and Development of Turtles: Organogenesis and Cranial Musculature. Laureate lecture in the Bestowal Ceremony for the Rensch Award (GfBS); laudation by Olivier Rieppel (Chicago). Biosystematics 2011. 21.2.-26.2.2011 inBerlin /Germany, Conference Abstract Booklet, p. 387.
        • Müller J* (Germany), Scheyer T (Switzerland), Head J (Canada), Barrett P (United Kingdom), Werneburg I (Switzerland), Ericson P (Sweden), Pol D (Argentina), Sanchéz- Villagra MR (Switzerland). Genes, development, and fossil morphologies: an example from vertebrates. 80th Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Society (Paläontologische Gesellschaft) 6.-8.10.2010 in München / Germany
        • Werneburg I* (Switzerland). Evolution and development of cranial musculature in turtles. 9th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), 26.7.-31.7.2010 in Punta del Este / Uruguay, Conference Abstract CD-Rom, p. 278
        • Werneburg I*, Hugi J, Mitgutsch C (Switzerland), Müller J (Germany), Sánchez-Villagra MR (Switzerland). Position of Turtles within Amniota: Approaches in Comparative Embryology. Swiss Systematics Society (SSS-Day) 6.11.2009 in Bern / Switzerland, Conference Abstract Booklet, p. 7
        • Scheyer TM*, Werneburg I, Mitgutsch C, Delfino M, Sánchez-Villagra MR. Three ways to tackle the turtle: integrating evolutionary, developmental, and bone histological data to elucidate a highly peculiar body plan. Gaffney Turtle Symposium, 17. - 18.10.2009 at Royal Tyrrell Museum Drumheller, Alberta / Canada
        • Werneburg I*, Hugi J, Mitgutsch C (Switzerland), Müller J (Germany), Sánchez-Villagra MR (Switzerland). Embryological evidence for a basal position of turtles within Amniota. 69th Annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) and 57th Symposium of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy (SVPCA), 23.-26.9.2009 in Bristol / United Kingdom. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29 (3), Supplement, 199A
        • Werneburg I*, Hugi J, Mitgutsch C (Switzerland), Müller J (Germany), Sánchez-Villagra MR (Switzerland). Position of Turtles within Amniota: Approaches in Comparative Embryology. 1st European BioSyst Meeting and 11th Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik (GfBS), 10.-14.8.2009 in Leiden / Netherlands, Conference Abstract Booklet, page 137
        • Müller J* (Germany), Scheyer T (Switzerland), Barrett P (United Kingdom), Werneburg I (Switzerland), Ericson P (Sweden), Head J (Canada), Pol D (Argentina), Sanchéz-Villagra MR (Switzerland). The evolution of vertebral numbers in recent and fossil amniotes. 7th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists (EAVP), 20.-26.7.2009 in Berlin / Germany, Conference Abstract Booklet, page 53
        • Werneburg I°, Mitgutsch C, Sánchez-Villagra MR (Zürich). Origin of Turtles within Amniotes based on Heterochronies in the Early Development. 101. Jahresversammlung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft (DZG), 19. - 22. September 2008 in Jena / Germany
        • Müller J* (Germany), Scheyer T (Switzerland), Barrett P (United Kingdom), Ericson P (Sweden), Head J (Canada), Pol D (Argentina), Werneburg I (Switzerland), Asher R (United Kingdom), Sanchéz-Villagra MR (Switzerland). Amniote paleontology and development: evolution of vertebral counts and other case studies. 2nd Euro Evo Devo meeting (EED), 29.7.2008-1.8.2008 in Ghent / Belgium - session: Fossilized ontogenies, Conference Abstract Booklet, page 139
        • Sánchez-Villagra MR* (Switzerland), Goswami A (United Kingdom), Weisbecker V (Australia), Werneburg I (Switzerland), Müller H (Germany), Mitgutsch C (Switzerland), Nagashima H , Kuratani S (Japan). Evolution of cranial ossification patterns in two amniote clades: mammals and turtles. 2nd Euro Evo Devo meeting (EED), 29.7.2008-1.8.2008 in Ghent / Belgium. Session: Mesenchymal development and evolution of the vertebrate head, Conference Abstract Booklet, page 173
        • Werneburg I°, Mitgutsch C, Sánchez-Villagra MR (Zürich). Heterochronies in the Early Development of Turtles. 2. Euro Evo Devo meeting (EED), 29.7.2008-1.8.2008 in Ghent / Belgium, Conference Abstract Booklet, page 291
        • Werneburg I*. (Zürich). Zur umstrittenen Stellung der Schildkröten - Lösungsansätze aus der Vergleichenden Embryologie. Paläontologisch-Herpetologische Tagung 2008 (PalHerp), 16.5.-18.5.2008 in Berlin / Germany, report by Müller J., Fastnacht M. (2008): Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen 33, 68-70
        • Werneburg I°, Hertwig ST (Jena). Morphology of the Jaw Apparatus of Oryzias latipes in comparison to its relatives (Teleostei, Atherinomorpha, Beloniformes). 8th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology (ICVM), 16.7.2007-21.7.2007 in Paris / France. Abstract published in Journal of Morphology 268: 1148




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        • Werneburg, I. (2013b). Die Chronik der Familie Werneburg. Anno 2013. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich, 350 Seiten, ISBN:  978-3-905923-14-8
        • Werneburg, I. (2013a). Irings Falke. Radegundes Klage um Thüringen. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich, 100 Seiten, ISBN 978-3-905923-12-4 
        • Werneburg, I. (2011). Die Mexikanische Reise. Eine Morphologie der Neuen Welt. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich, 225 Seiten, ISBN: 978-3-905923-07-0
        • Werneburg, I. (2010). Die Söhne der Sonne. 100 Gedichte nach Felsbildern der westschwedischen Bronzezeit, mit einem Reisebericht. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich, 147 Seiten, ISBN: 978-3-905923-01-8
        • Werneburg, I. (2009). Urworte Panisch. Gedichte. Scidinge Hall Verlag Zürich, 48 Seiten, ISBN: 978-3-905923-00-1



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