Dr. Chris­ti­ne Mar­tin

Postdoc

Graduierung

2013 Master of Science Biologie (M.Sc.), Universität Leipzig, Deutschland
2011 Bachelor of Science Biologie (B.Sc.), Universität Leipzig, Deutschland

Publikationen

Martin, C., Jahn, H., Klein, M.M., Hammel, J.U., Stevenson, P.A., Homberg, U. & Mayer, G. (2022): The velvet worm brain unveils homologies and evolutionary novelties across panarthropods. BMC Biology 20:26.

Martin, C., Hering, L., Metzendorf, N., Hormann, S., Kasten, S., Fuhrmann, S., Werckenthin, A., Herberg, F.W., Stengl, M. & Mayer, G. (2020): Analysis of pigment-dispersing factor neuropeptides and their receptor in a velvet worm. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 11:273.

Jahn, H., Oliveira, I.S., Gross, V., Martin, C., Hipp, A., Mayer, G. & Hammel, J.U. (2018): Evaluation of contrasting techniques for X-ray imaging of velvet worms (Onychophora). Journal of Microscopy 270: 343–358.

Martin, C., Gross, V., Hering, L., Tepper, B., Jahn, H., Oliveira, I.S., Stevenson, P.A. & Mayer, G. (2017): The nervous and visual systems of onychophorans and tardigrades: learning about arthropod evolution from their closest relatives. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203: 565–590.

Martin, C., Gross, V., Pflüger, H.J., Stevenson, P.A. & Mayer, G. (2017): Assessing segmental versus non-segmental features in the ventral nervous system of onychophorans (velvet worms). BMC Evolutionary Biology 17:3.

Oliveira, I.S.*, Bai, M.*, Jahn, H., Gross, V., Martin, C., Hammel, J. U., Zhang, W. & Mayer, G. (2016): Earliest onychophoran in amber reveals Gondwanan migration patterns. Current Biology 26: 2594–2601. *Shared first authorship.

Martin, C. & Mayer, G. (2015): Insights into the segmental identity of post-oral commissures and pharyngeal nerves in Onychophora based on retrograde fills. BMC Neuroscience 16:53. Freely available PDF.

Mayer, G., Martin, C., Oliveira, I.S., Franke, F.A. & Gross, V. (2014): Latest anomalocaridid affinities challenged. Nature 516:E1–E2.

Martin, C. & Mayer, G. (2014): Neuronal tracing of oral nerves in a velvet worm – Implications for the evolution of the ecdysozoan brain. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 8:7. Freely available PDF.

Mayer, G., Martin, C., Rüdiger, J., Kauschke, S., Stevenson, P.A., Poprawa, I., Hohberg, K., Schill, R.O., Pflüger, H.-J. & Schlegel, M. (2013): Selective neuronal staining in tardigrades and onychophorans provides insights into the evolution of segmental ganglia in panarthropods. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:230. Freely available PDF.

Vorträge

Retrograde fills in Onychophora (velvet worms) shed light on the segmental identity and evolution of post-oral commissures in panarthropods. 107. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft (DZG) 2014, Göttingen, Deutschland.

Evolution of the ecdysozoan brain: Insights from neuroanatomy and development of the onychophoran head. 3rd International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology (ICIM3) 2014, Berlin, Deutschland.

Oral innervation in a velvet worm provides insights into the evolution of the ecdysozoan brain. 15. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Biologische Systematik (GfBS) 2014, Dresden, Deutschland.

Poster

Neuronal tracing of cephalic nerves in the velvet worm Euperipatoides rowelli – Implications for the evolution of the onychophoran mouth. 106. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft (DZG) 2013, München, Deutschland. Zweiter Preis für das beste Poster.