CV (auf Englisch)

Positions

Since 01.08.2013       Research Associate, Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 
02.2013-31.07.2013   Senior Postdoctoral Researcher (Oberassistent), Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 
02.2007-01.2013        Postdoctoral researcher and assistant (i.e. junior lecturer), Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Switzerland
 
2004-01.2007             Research fellow, Institute of Palaeontology, University of Bonn, Germany
 
 

Education & Degrees

12.08.2014                 Habilitation (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
 
14.08.2007                 Dr. rer. nat. (University of Bonn, Germany)
 
2002-2007                  PhD-student, Institute of Palaeontology, University of Bonn, Germany. Dissertation title: "Comparative bone histology of the turtle shell
                                   (carapace and plastron): implications for turtle systematics, functional morphology and turtle origins"
 
2002                           Diploma (MSc-equivalent). Title of diploma-thesis: "Histological examination of ankylosaur osteoderms: implications for growth and
                                   function"; title of diploma mapping project: "Westlicher Teil des Brandner Gletschers, Vorarlberg" (Austria)
 
1999-2002                  Studies in Geology-Palaeontology, Institute of Palaeontology, University of Bonn, Germany
 
1998-1999                  Study abroad, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
 
1995-1999                 Studies in Geology-Palaeoontology, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

 

 

Ausgewählte Publikationen

(eine vollständige Übersicht findet sich hier: Link)

 

1) Scheyer, T. M., F. R. Straehl, and M. R. Sánchez-Villagra. 2015. Das Krokodil im Baum - Eine Ausstellung über Evolution und Biodiversität [ISBN: 978-3-905923-19-3]. Scidinge Hall Verlag, Zürich. 87 pp. Link

 

2) Klein, N., A. Houssaye, J. M. Neenan, and T. M. Scheyer. 2015. Long bone histology and microanatomy of Placodontia (Diapsida: Sauropterygia). Contributions to Zoology 84(1):59-84. Link

 

3) Lyson, T. R., E. R. Schachner, J. Botha-Brink, T. M. Scheyer, M. Lambertz, G. S. Bever, B. Rubidge, and K. de Queiroz. 2014. Origin of the unique ventilatory apparatus of turtles. Nature Communications 5:5211 [doi: 10.1038/ncomms6211]. Link

 

4) Scheyer, T. M., C. Romano, J. Jenks, and H. Bucher. 2014. Early Triassic marine biotic recovery: the predators' perspective. PLOS ONE 9(3):e88987 [doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088987]. Link

 

5) Neenan, J. M., N. Klein, and T. M. Scheyer. 2013. European origin of placodont marine reptiles and the evolution of crushing dentition in Placodontia. Nature Communications 4:1621 [doi: 10.1038/ncomms2633]. Link

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