Dr. Kerstin Warnke

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Geologische Wissenschaften

Fachrichtung Paläontologie

Associated Scientist

Email warnke@zedat.fu-berlin.de

Curriculum vitae
Teaching
Research Interests
International cooperation
Publications

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Curriculum vitae
  • two children
    Studies in Biology at University of Bremen 10/86 - 12/92
    Participation in research cruises in the North Sea and the Mediterranean
  • Title of Diploma thesis: Analysis of colour pattern development in correlation to the social behaviour of Sepia officinalis (Cephalopoda) Supervisors Prof. H. Witte (University Bremen) and Dr. S. von Boletzky (C.N.R.S., Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls, Frankreich)
  • Student research assistant (02-04/93, 07-08/93) at the Alfred Wegener Institut, Bremerhaven and (10/93 – 05/94) Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen
  • Scholarship of “Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Stiftung”, Universidad Arturo Prat, Iquique, Chile (07/94 - 06/95)
  • Short appointments with Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen (10-11/95, 3-6/96)
  • Research assistant at the Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen (6/96-9/98)
  • Scholarship of “Stiftung für die Deutschen Wissenschaften”, Faculdade de Ciencias do Mar, Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, Brazil (11/96 - 01/97)
  • PhD degree in February 1999, Title of thesis: Diversity of the species complex of Octopus cf. vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 in correlation to its distribution at the east and west coast of Latin America
    Supervisors Prof. Dr. U. Saint-Paul (University Bremen) and Dr. S. v. Boletzky (C.N.R.S., Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls, Frankreich)
  • Scholarship of DFG (WA 1454/1-1 + 2), Institute of Geological Sciences, Branch Paleontology, Freie Universität Berlin (5/00 – 9/01)
  • Assistant Professor (wissenschaftl. Assistentin) at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Branch Palaeontology, Freie Universität Berlin - Since October 2001
    Member of the University's Central Election Committee (from 2004 - 2006)

(Co)Organisation of scientific meetings

• Annual meeting of the Society for Tropical Ecology (1996)

• Meeting of german speaking palaeontologists and biologists on cephalopods (2001)

• International symposium "Coleoid cephalopods through time" (2002)

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Teaching
  • "Zoological morphological exercises for geology and palaeontology students" (exercises and lectures) winter term 2001/2002, summer term 2002, winter term 2002/2003, summer term 2003, winter term 2003/2004, winter term 2004/2005 (2x)
  • "Practical training in marine biology at the Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls, France" (2 weeks), winter term 2005/2006, together with Prof. Frank Riedel winter terms 2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2003/2004
  • "DNA analysis: a helpful method for palaeontology?" (seminar and exercises) summer terms 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, winter term 2008/2009
  • "Palaeobiology of the cephalopods" (lecture and excercises, together with PD Dr. Theo Engeser and Prof. Dr. Helmut Keupp) winter term 2004/2005
  • "Molecular phylogeny" as part of the lecture"Taxonomy and Phylogeny" by PD Dr. Theo Engeser, summer terms 2005, 2006
  • "Palecology" (lecture) winter term 2006/2007
  • "Juvenile Cephalopods" lecture as part of the special summer class: Ecology of Early Life Stages of Marine Organisms, Center, Bremen, 1996.

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Research Interests
  • Embryonic development, morphology and molecular phylogeny of cephalopods with special interest on Spirula, Sepia and octopods.
  • Palaeobiology of coleoids

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International cooperation
  • Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls, Laboratoire Arago, Banyuls-sur-Mer, France (Dr. S. v. Boletzky, CNRS,)
  • Centre des Sciences de la Terre & UMR CNRS 5561 Biogéosciences, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France (Prof. Dr. Pascal Neige)
  • Insituto Canario Ciencias Marinas, Telde, Gran Canaria, Spain (Dr. Octavio Llenas, Maria Jose Rueda, Jose Ignacio Santana)
  • Istituto Arion, Dipartimento di Biologia, Mola di Bari, Italy (Dr. Giambattista Bello)

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Publications

Publications in peer reviewed journals

  • Leite, T.S., Haimovici, M., Molina, W., Warnke, K. (2008). Morphological and genetic description of /Octopus insularis/, a new cryptic species in the /Octopus vulgaris/ complex (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) from the tropical southwestern Atlantic. Journal of Molluscan Studies 74: 63-74
  • Warnke, K. (2007). On the species status of /Spirula spirula/ (Linné 1758) (Cephalopoda): A new approach based on divergence of amino acid sequences between the Canaries and New Caledonia. In: Landman, N.H., Davis, R.A., Mapes, R.H. (eds.), Cephalopods - present and past: New insights and fresh perspectives. Springer: 144-155
  • Moltschaniwskyj, N.A., Hall K., Lipinski M., Marian J.E., Nishiguchi M., Sakai M., Shulman D., Sinclair B., Sinn D., Staudinger M., Van Gelderen R., Villanueva R., Warnke K. (2007). Ethical and welfare considerations when using cephalopods as experimental animals. Rev. Fish. Biol. Fisheries 17: 455-476
  • Warnke, K.; Keupp, H. (2005). Spirula - a recent model for ammonoids? Molecular indication for a palaeontological hypothesis. Facies 51: 60-65 (Issue: Online First)
  • Warnke, K.; Söller, R.; Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (2004). A new look at geographic and phylogenetic relationships within the species group surrounding Octopus vulgaris (Mollusca: Cephalopoda): indications from mitochondrial DNA nucleotide sequences. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research 42: 306-312
  • Warnke, K.; Plötner, J.; Santana, J.I.; Rueda, M.J., Llinas, O. (2003). Reflections on the phylogenetic position of Spirula (Cephalopoda): Preliminary evidence from the 18S ribosomal RNA gene. Berliner Paläobiol. Abh. 3: 253-260
  • Warnke, K.; Söller, R.; Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (2002). Assessment of the phylogenetic relationship between Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 and O. mimus Gould, 1852, using mitochondrial 16S rRNA in combination with morphological characters. In: H. Summersberger, K. Histon & A. Daurer: V International Symposium “Cephalopods - present and past“, Abh. Geol. B.-A 57: 401-405
  • Warnke, K.; Söller, R.; Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (2000). Rapid differentiation between Octopus vulgaris Cuvier (1797) and Octopus mimus Gould (1852), using randomly amplified polymorphic DNA. J. Zool. Syst. Evol. Research. 38: 119-122
  • Soeller, R.; Warnke, K.; Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (2000). Sequence divergence of mitochondrial DNA indicates cryptic biodiveristy in Octopus vulgaris and supports the taxonomic distinctiveness of Octopus mimus (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Marine Biology. 136 (1): 29-35
  • Warnke, K. (1999). Observations on the embryonic development of Octopus mimus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) from northern Chile. The Veliger 42 (2): 191-197
  • Warnke, K. (1994). Some aspects of social interaction during feeding in Sepia officinalis (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) hatched and reared in the laboratory. Vie Milieu 44 (2): 125-131
    Publications in journals without peer review
  • Warnke, K.; Plötner, J.; Santana, J.I.; Rueda, M.J., Llinas, O. (2001). Zur Phylogenie rezenter Cephalopoden - Erste Ergebnisse einer molekulargenetischen Analyse des 18S rRNA-Gens. Berliner Geowiss. Abh. E (36): 169-172
  • Warnke, K. & Oppelt, A. & Hoffmann, R. 2008. On the search for hatching temperatures of Spirula based on isotope analyses. - In: Faber, A. & Weis, R. & Fuchs, D. (eds.). Coleoid Cephalopods through time. 115. Luxembourg.

Monographs

  • Warnke, K. (1999). Diversität des Artenkomplexes Octopus cf. vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 in Beziehung zu seiner Verbreitung an der Ost- und Westküste Lateinamerikas. Dissertation, Universität Bremen, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, ISBN: 3-8265-6131-7

Book editions

  • Warnke, K.; Keupp, H.; Boletzky, S. v. (eds.) (2004) Fossil dibranchiate cephalopods by Adolf Naef. [English translation]. Berliner Paläobiol. Abh. 5, 209 pp., ISBN: 3-9808531-4-4
  • Warnke, K.; Keupp, H.; Boletzky, S. v. (eds.) (2003) Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time. Proceedings of an international symposium. Berliner Paläobiol. Abh. 3, 266 pp., ISBN: 3-9808531-2-8
  • Warnke, K. (ed.) (2002) International Symposium "Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time, Program and Abstracts, Berliner Paläobiol. Abh. 1, 106 pp, ISBN: 3-9808531-0-1

Abstracts

  • Warnke K, Meyer  A, Ebener B, Lieb B^ (accepted)^ Phylogenetic inferences on the taxonomic position of /Spirula sprirula / (Cephalopoda/) /based on hemocyanin sequence data. International  Symposium of CIAC 09 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council), Vigo, Spain
  • Warnke, K. & Oppelt, A. & Hoffmann, R. (2008). On the search for hatching temperatures of /Spirula/ based on isotope analyses. 3rd International Symposium "Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time", Luxembourg 2008, p. 1-3 (accepted)
  • Neige, P., Warnke, K. (2007) How many species within /Spirula /exist? A morphometric approach*. *7th International Symposium “Cephalopods present and past“, Sapporo, Japan, p. 28-29
  • Warnke, K., (2006) Cephalopoda sampled on a Meteor Cruise in the eastern Atlantic off NW Africa, International Symposium of CIAC 06 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council), Hobart, Australia, p.112
  • Warnke, K., Kaiser, R., Hasselmann, M. (2006) Sepia cf. bandensis hatched and reared in a public inland aquaria. International Symposium of CIAC 06 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council), Hobart, Australia, p. 112
  • Warnke, K., Keupp, H., Boletzky, S. v. (2005) The « Fossil Dibranchiate Cephalopods » by Adolf Naef – a commentary. 2nd International Symposium ”Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time”, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 109-110
  • Fuchs, D., Warnke, K., (2005) Fossil record and DNA-Sequences: a working hypothesis about the time of origin of Decabrachia and Vampyropoda, 2nd International Symposium ”Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time”, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 70-71
  • Schildhauer, S., Fuchs, D., Warnke, K., (2005) New morphological and functional data on the fork in the cuttlebone of Sepia officinalis. 2nd International Symposium ”Coleoid Cephalopods Through Time”, Prague, Czech Republic, p. 103-104
  • Warnke, K., Schreiber, R., Knop, R. (2004). The divergence of mitochondrial DNA sequences of Octopus vulgaris in the Mediterranean. VI International Symposium “Cephalopods present and past“, Fayetteville, USA, p. 159
  • Warnke, K. (2004). Is there more than one Spirula species? VI International Symposium “Cephalopods present and past“, Fayetteville, USA, p. 157-158
  • Warnke, K., Söller, R., Blohm, D., U., Saint-Paul (2003). Genetic divergence and geographic diversification in Octopus cf. vulgaris based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. International Symposium of CIAC 03 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council): “Cephalopod biology, recuitment and culture“, Phuket, Thailand, p 123
  • Warnke, K., Keupp, H. (2003). Spirula - ein rezenter Modellorganismus für Ammonoideen? Molekulargenetische Indizien für eine paläontologische Hypothese. 73. Jahrestagung, Paläontologische Gesellschaft, Mainz, p. 163-164
  • Warnke, K., Plötner, J. (2002). Coleoid classification and the systematic position of Spirula. First results of molecular investigations. International Symposium "Coleoid cephalopods through time", Berlin, Berliner Paläobiol. Abh. 1: 97-98
  • Keupp, H., Warnke, K. (2001). Biologie und Paläobiologie der Cephalopoden: Bilanz und Ausblick. In: Miscellanea palaeontologica, Bd. 9 / Hrsg. U. Gloy; R. Kohring - Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin, FB Geowissenschaften (Berliner geowiss. Abh.: E; 36), p 119
  • Warnke, K., Söller, R., Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (1999). Assessment of the phylogenetic relationship between Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 and O. mimus Gould, 1852, using mitochondrial 16S rRNA. V International Symposium “Cephalopods present and past“, Wien, Österreich, p. 117
  • Warnke, K., Söller, R., Blohm, D., Saint-Paul, U. (1998). Molekularbiologische Hinweise zum Vorkommen von Octopus mimus Gould, 1852 (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) an der Pazifikküste Costa Ricas. 11. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Tropenökologie, Bielefeld
  • Warnke, K. (1997). Observations on the embryonic development of Octopus mimus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) from northern Chile. International Symposium of CIAC 97 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council): "Cephalopod Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution", Kapstadt, Südafrika, p. 89
  • Söller, R., Warnke, K., Saint-Paul, U., Blohm, D. (1997). Molecular phylogenetic evidence supporting the taxonomic separation of Octopus vulgaris and Octopus mimus (Cephalopoda: Octopoda) from the genus Octopus. International Symposium of CIAC 97 (Cephalopod International Advisory Council): "Cephalopod Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution", Cape Town, South Africa, p. 86
  • Warnke, K., Boletzky, S.v., Witte, H. (1994). Social interaction during feeding in Sepia officinalis (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) hatched and reared in the laboratory. International Symposium "The Behaviour and Natural History of Cephalopods", Vico Equense (Neapel)
  • Warnke, K., Boletzky, S.v., Witte, H. (1992). Colour patterns of Sepia officinalis (Cephalopoda) and their relation to social behaviour. International Symposium "100 Years Biologische Anstalt Helgoland", Helgoland

Other literature

  • Bustian, M., Warnke, K., (2005) Experimente mit menschlichen embryonalen Stammzellen. On accompanying CD of the textbook "Biologie für die Gymnasiale Oberstufe" (ISBN 3-89818-439-0) Duden Paetec Schulbuchverlag, Berlin: CD: Start: Information for reinforcement and supplement: I 154
  • Bustian, M., Warnke, K., (2005) Human Genome Project. On accompanying CD of the textbook "Biologie für die Gymnasiale Oberstufe" (ISBN 3-89818-439-0) Duden Paetec Schulbuchverlag, Berlin: CD: Start: Information for reinforcement and supplement: I 180
  • Warnke, K., Bustian, M., (2007) "MS Meteor". www.schuelerlexikon.de; search within "Biologie Abitur")./ accompanying CD of the new edition "Basiswissen-Abitur Biologie" (ISBN 3-89818-085-9).
  • Warnke, K., Bustian, M., (accepted) "Tintenfische". www.schuelerlexikon.de; search within "Biologie Abitur")./ accompanying CD of the new edition "Basiswissen-Abitur Biologie" (ISBN 3-89818-085-9).
  • Bustian, M., Warnke, K., (2005) Experimente mit menschlichen embryonalen Stammzellen. On accompanying CD of the textbook "Biologie für die Gymnasiale Oberstufe" (ISBN 3-89818-439-0) Duden Paetec Schulbuchverlag, Berlin: CD: Start: Information for reinforcement and supplement: I 154
  • Bustian, M., Warnke, K., (2005) Human Genome Project. On accompanying CD of the textbook "Biologie für die Gymnasiale Oberstufe" (ISBN 3-89818-439-0) Duden Paetec Schulbuchverlag, Berlin: CD: Start: Information for reinforcement and supplement: I 180
  • Warnke, K., Bustian, M., (2007) "MS Meteor". www.schuelerlexikon.de; search within "Biologie Abitur")./ accepted for accompanying CD of the new edition "Basiswissen-Abitur Biologie" (ISBN 3-89818-085-9).
  • Warnke, K., Bustian, M., (accepted) "Tintenfische". www.schuelerlexikon.de; search within "Biologie Abitur")./ accepted for accompanying CD of the new edition "Basiswissen-Abitur Biologie" (ISBN 3-89818-085-9).

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