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Peter Schuchert

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Biologie
Spécialité: Invertébrés marins
T +41 418 64 45
Muséum d'histoire naturelle
Route de Malagnou 1
1208 Genève

S'intéresse aux invertébrés marins et a essentiellement travaillé sur la systématique des hydrozaires (polypes et méduses), surtout de la région de l'Atlantique du Nord, de la Méditerranée, et de la Nouvelle Zélande.

Profil

Parcours

Né en 1958. Licence en biologie puis thèse de doctorat à l'Université de Berne (1988); 1988 postdoc à l'Institut de Zoologie d'Innsbruck; maître assistant à l'Université de Bâle (1990-1992); chercheur au New Zealand Oceanographic Institute (NIWA, 1993-1995); maître assistant à l'Université de Bâle (1996-1997); depuis 1998 chargé de recherche au département des invertébrés au Muséum.

S'intéresse aux invertébrés marins et a essentiellement travaillé sur la systématique des hydrozaires [polypes et méduses], surtout de la région de l'Atlantique du Nord, de la Méditerranée, et de la Nouvelle Zélande.

Éditeur et contributeur principal de la base de données taxonomique
"World Hydrozoa Database" (lien http://www.marinespecies.org/hydrozoa/).

Rédacteur de la Revue suisse de Zoologie.

Coordinateur des bases de données des collections du Muséum.

CURRICULUM VITAE
Peter Schuchert, born 7 December 1958, Swiss citizen, married, three children.
Academic titles: PD (Privatdozent, Lecturer), PhD, lic. phil. nat. (diploma)

1998: permanent position as research-officer at the Museum of Natural History of Geneva. Current research: systematics of marine Hydrozoa.
1997-98: research assistant, University Hospital Bern, Gastroenterology unit.
1996-97: fixed term employment as lecturer, Institute of Zoology, University of Basel, work on homeobox genes of hydrozoans.
1995-96: research fellow at the Zoological Institute of the University of Basel. Work on systematics of marine hydroids. Habilitation in February 1996 (Privatdozent, venia docendi).
1993-95: research fellow at the New Zealand Oceanographic Institute (NIWA,
Wellington, New Zealand), work on life cycles and systematics of New Zealand marine medusae and hydroids.
1990-93: employment as assistant-professor, Zoological Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland; principal investigator in a project funded by the Swiss national science foundation; work on molecular biology of marine hydromedusae and studies on the evolution of the phylum Cnidaria.
1988-89: postdoctoral fellow at the Zoological Institute of the University of Innsbruck, Austria (Prof. R. Rieger), studies on morphology and macrotaxonomy of the marine invertebrates Bonellia viridis (Phylum Echiura), Retronectes atypica (Phylum Platyhelminthes) and Trichoplax adhaerens (Phylum Placozoa).
1985-88: PhD studies, Institute for General Microbiology, University of Bern, Switzerland. Title of PhD thesis: “Analysis of DNA recombination in the yeast
Schizosaccharomyces pombe," University of Bern, April 1988.
1980-85: Studies of biology at the University of Bern, Switzerland; main subjects: genetics, microbiology, invertebrate and marine zoology, invertebrate
palaeontology. Diploma thesis on microbial genetics.

Publications

Lien vers la base de données des tirés à part de la bibliothèque du Muséum

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Publications as first author

SCHUCHERT, P. 2016b. The gonotheca of Egmundella producta (G.O. Sars, 1874) n. comb. (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Revue suisse de Zoologie 123(2): in press.

SCHUCHERT, P., SANAMYAN, N. & SANAMYAN, K. 2016a. Observations on two large athecate hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from the Kamchatka Peninsula (NW Pacific). Revue suisse de Zoologie 123(1): 165-178.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2015. On some hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Okinawa Islands, Japan. Revue suisse de Zoologie 122(2): 325-370.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2014b. Observations on Hydractinia aculeata (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria). Revue suisse de Zoologie 121(3): 441-451.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2014a. High genetic diversity in the hydroid Plumularia setacea: A multitude of cryptic species or extensive population subdivision? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 76: 1-9.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2013b. Plumularia mooreana, a new marine hydroid from French Polynesia (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria). Revue suisse de Zoologie 120: 405-413.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2013a. The status of Plumularia lagenifera Allman, 1885 (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) and related species. Zootaxa 3613(2): 101-124.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2010. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata part 2. Revue suisse de Zoologie 117: 337-555.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2009. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera Part 5. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 116: 441-507.
SCHUCHERT, P. & BOUILLON, J. 2009. Magapia, nom. nov., replacing Laingia Bouillon, 1978, and Magapiidae, nom. nov., replacing Laingiidae Bouillon, 1978 [Cnidaria, Hydrozoa]. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 116: 437-439.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2008b. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera Part 4. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 115: 677-757.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2008a. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera Part 3. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 115: 221-302.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2007. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Filifera Part 2. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 114: 195-396.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2006b. Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of the specific name of Eudendrium tenellum Allman, 1877 (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) by the designation of a neotype (Case 3315; see BZN 63: 8–11). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 63(3): 197-198.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2006a. The European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Capitata Part 1. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 113: 325-410.
SCHUCHERT, P. & REISWIG, H. 2006. Brinckmannia hexactinellidophila, n. g., n. spec., a hydroid living in tissues of glass sponges of the reefs, fjords and seamounts of Pacific Canada and Alaska. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 564-572.
SCHUCHERT, P. & BRINCKMANN-VOSS, A. 2006. The true and false gonophores of Coryne epizoica and its shell colonizing mechanisms. Italian Journal of Zoology 73: 319-324.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2005d. Oceania Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa): proposed conservation of usage by the designation of Oceania armata Kölliker, 1853 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 62 (4): 221-225.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2005c. Rediscovery of Coryne fucicola (de Filippi, 1866) (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Cahiers de Biologie Marine 46: 305-310.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2005b. Species boundaries in the hydrozoan genus Coryne. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 36: 194-199.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2005a. Taxonomic revision and systematic notes on some Halecium species (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Journal of Natural History 39: 607-639.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2004. Revision of the European athecate hydroids and their medusae (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria): Families Oceanidae and Pachycordylidae. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 111: 315-369.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2003c. Hydroids (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) of the Danish expedition to the Kei Islands. Steenstrupia 27: 137-256.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2003b. Stamm Ctenophora. pp. 572-584. In: Das Mittelmeer, Volume II/1, R. HOFRICHTER (ed.). Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 859 pp.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2003a. Klasse Hydrozoa. pp. 534-570. In: Das Mittelmeer, Volume II/1, R. HOFRICHTER (ed.). Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, Heidelberg, 859 pp.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2001b. Survey of the family Corynidae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Revue suisse de Zoologie 108(4): 739-877.
SCHUCHERT, P. 2001a. The hydroids of Greenland and Iceland (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Meddelelser om Grønland 53: 1-184.

SCHUCHERT, P. 2000. Hydrozoa (Cnidaria) of Iceland collected by the BIOICE programme. Sarsia 85: 411-438.

SCHUCHERT, P. 1998. How many hydrozoan species are there ? Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden 323: 209-219.

SCHUCHERT, P. 1997. A worlwide review of the family Halopterididae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Thecata). Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden 306: 1-162.

SCHUCHERT, P., 1996. The marine Fauna of New Zealand: athecate hydroids and their medusae. New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Memoir 106: 1-160.

SCHUCHERT, P. 1993a. Phylogenetic analysis of the Cnidaria. Z. zool. Syst. Evolut.-forsch. 31: 161-173.
SCHUCHERT, P. 1993b. Trichoplax adhaerens (Phylum Placozoa) has cells that react with antibodies against the neuropeptide RFamide. Acta Zoologica 74: 115-117.
SCHUCHERT, P., REBER-MUELLER S. & SCHMID V. 1993. Life stage specific expression of a Myosin Heavy Chain in the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. Differentiation 54: 11-18.

SCHUCHERT, P., LANGSFORD, M., KAESLIN, E. & KOHLI, J. 1991. A specific DNA sequence is required for high frequency of recombination in the ade6 gene of fission yeast. EMBO Journal 10: 2165-2170.

SCHUCHERT, P. 1990. The nephridium of the Bonellia viridis male. Acta Zoologica 71: 1-5.
SCHUCHERT, P. & RIEGER, R.M. 1990. Ultrastructural observations on the dwarf male of Bonellia viridis (Echiura). Acta Zoologica 71: 5-16.
SCHUCHERT, P. & RIEGER, R.M. 1990. Ultrastructural observations on the spermatogenesis of Retronectes atypica (Platyhelminthes, Catenulida). J. Submicrosc. Cytology and Pathology 22: 379-387.

SCHUCHERT, P. & KOHLI, J. 1988. The M26 mutation of S. pombe increases the frequency of crossing overs. Genetics 119: 507-515.

Co-authored publications

NAWROCKI, A. M., COLLINS, A. G., HIRANO, Y. M., SCHUCHERT, P. & CARTWRIGHT, P. 2013. Phylogenetic placement of Hydra and relationships within Aplanulata (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 67: 60-71.

APPELTANS, W., ... SCHUCHERT, P. et al. (126 auteurs) 2012. The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. Current Biology 22(23): 2189-2202.

NAWROCKI, A.M., SCHUCHERT, P. & CARTWRIGHT, P. 2010. Phylogenetics and evolution of Capitata (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa), and the systematics of Corynidae. Zoologica Scripta 39: 290-304.
CAIRNS, S.D., GERSHWIN, L.-A., BROOK, F.J., PUGH, P., DAWSON, E.W., OCAÑA, O., VERVOORT, W., WILLIAMS, G., WATSON, J.E., OPRESKO, D.M., SCHUCHERT, P., HINE, P.M., GORDON, D.P., CAMPBELL, H.J., WRIGHT, A.J., SÁNCHEZ, J.A. & FAUTIN, D.G. 2010. Chapter 4. Phylum Cnidaria, corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity (Volume 1), edited by DENNIS P. GORDON, Canterbury University Press.

LECLERE, L., SCHUCHERT, P., CRUAUD, C., COULOUX, A. & MANUEL, M. 2009. Molecular Phylogenetics of Thecata (Hydrozoa, Cnidaria) Reveals Long-Term Maintenance of Life History Traits despite High Frequency of Recent Character Changes. Systematic Biology 58: 509-526.
MIGLIETTA, M.P., SCHUCHERT, P. & CUNNINGHAM, C.W. 2009. Reconciling genealogical and morphological species in a worldwide study of the Family Hydractiniidae (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa). Zoologica Scripta 38: 403-430.

CARTWRIGHT, P., EVANS, N.M., DUNN, C.W., MARQUES, A.C., MIGLIETTA, M.P., SCHUCHERT, P. & COLLINS, A.G. 2008. Phylogenetics of Hydroidolina (Hydrozoa: Cnidaria). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 88: 1663-1672.

RONOWICZ, M. & SCHUCHERT, P. 2007. Halecium arcticum (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa), a new species of hydroid from Spitsbergen. Zootaxa 1549: 55-62.
MOURA, C.J., CUNHA, M.R. & SCHUCHERT, P. 2007.Tubiclavoides striatum gen. nov. et sp. nov. (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) a new bathyal hydroid from the Gulf of Cadiz, north-east Atlantic Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U. K. 87: 421-428.
MIGLIETTA, M.P., PIRAINO, S., KUBOTA, S. & SCHUCHERT, P. 2007. Species in the genus Turritopsis (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa): a molecular evaluation. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 45(1): 11-19.
LECLÈRE, L., SCHUCHERT, P. & MANUEL, M. 2007. Phylogeny of the Plumularioidea (Hydrozoa, Leptothecata): evolution of colonial organisation and life cycle. Zoologica Scripta 36: 371-394.

FRASER, C., CAPA, M. & SCHUCHERT, P. 2006. European hydromedusa Eleutheria dichotoma (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Anthomedusae) found at high densities in New South-Wales, Australia: distribution, biology and habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U. K. 86: 699-703.
COLLINS, A.G., SCHUCHERT, P., MARQUES, A.C., JANKOWSKI, T., MEDINA, M. & SCHIERWATER, B. 2006. Cnidarian Phylogeny and Character Evolution Clarified by New Large and Small Subunit rDNA Data and an Assessment of the Utility of Phylogenetic Mixture Models. Systematic Biology 55: 97-115.

AERNE, B., GROEGER, H., SCHUCHERT, P., SPRING, J. & SCHMID, V. 1996. The polyp and its medusa: a molecular approach. Scientia Marina 60: 7-16.
REBER-MUELLER, S., ONO, S., SCHUCHERT, P., SPRING, J. & SCHMID, V. 1996. Fibrillin in the extracellular matrix of cnidarians: an immunohistochemical approach. Scientia Marina 60: 55-68.

REBER-MUELLER, S., SPISSINGER, T., SCHUCHERT, P., SPRING, J. & SCHMID, V. 1995. An extra-cellular matrix protein of jellyfish homologous to mammalian fibrillins forms different fibrils depending on the life stage of the animal. Developmental Biology 169: 547-556.
BAADER, C., HEIERMANN, R., SCHUCHERT, P., SCHMID, V. & PLICKERT, G. 1995. Temporally and spatially restricted expression of a gland cell gene during regeneration and in vitro transdifferentiation in the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. Roux's Arch. Dev. Bio. 204: 164-171.

AERNE, B., BAADER, C., SCHMID, V. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1994. The sequence of a cDNA encoding ribosomal protein S14 from the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea reveals high evolutionary conservation. Gene (Amsterdam) 140(2): 243-246.
AERNE, B., SCHMID, V. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1993. Actin encoding genes of the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. Gene (Amsterdam) 131(2): 183-192.

BAADER, C., SCHMID, V. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1993. Characterization of a tropomyosin cDNA from the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. FEBS 328: 63-66.
AERNE, B.L., BAADER, C., SCHMID, V. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1993. Characterization of a cDNA encoding ribosomal protein S5 from the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. Nucleic Acids Research 21(15): 3575.
AERNE, B.L., BAADER, C.D., SCHMID, V. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1993. Cloning and analysis of the L17 ribosomal protein cDNA from Podocoryne carnea (Coelenterata, Hydrozoa). Nucleic Acids Research 21(12): 2948.

SCHMID, V., SCHUCHERT, P., PIRAINO, S. & BOERO, F. 1992. The mesogloea (extracellular matrix) of hydrozoans can be species-specific for cell attachment and cell migration: a new tool for taxonomists? Scientia Marina 56: 131-136.
BAADER, C. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1992. Sequence of a tRNA gene cluster from the hydrozoan Podocoryne carnea. Nucleic Acids Research 20 (21):5837.

BÄHLER, J., SCHUCHERT, P., GRIMM, C. & KOHLI, J. 1991. Synchronized meiosis and recombination in fission yeast: observations with pat1-114 diploid cells. Current Genetics 19: 445-451.
RIEGER, R.M., HASZPRUNAR, G. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1991. On the origin of the Bilateria: Traditional views and recent alternative concepts. pp. 107-112, in: S. CONWAY-MORRIS & A. SIMONETTA (eds.) The early Evolution of the Metazoa and the significance of Problematic Taxa. Cambridge University Press.
HASZPRUNAR, G., RIEGER, R.M. & SCHUCHERT, P. 1991. Extant "Problematica" within or near the Metazoa. p. 99-105, in: S. CONWAY MORRIS & A. SIMONETTA (eds.) The early Evolution of the metazoa and the significance of Problematic Taxa. Cambridge University Press.

SZANKASI, P., HEYER, W., SCHUCHERT, P. & KOHLI, J. 1988. The sequence of the wild type and some mutants of the ade6 gene of S. pombe. J. Mol. Biol. 204: 917-925.

CHERAIL, B., KRUPP, G., SCHUCHERT, P., CHAR, S. & SOELL, D. 1987. The RNA components of S. pombe RNase P are essential for cell viability. Gene 60: 157-161.
MCKENZY, R., SCHUCHERT, P. & KILBEY, B. 1987. Sequence of the bifunctional ade1 gene in the purine biosynthetic pathway of Schizosaccharomycespombe. Curr. Genetics 12: 591-597.

HEYER, W.D., MUNZ, P., AMSTUTZ, H.P., AEBI, R., GYSLER, C., SCHUCHERT, P., SZANKASI, P., LEUPOLD, U., KOHLI, J., GAMULIN, V. & SOELL, D. 1986. Inactivation of nonsense suppressor RNA genes in S. pombe. J. Mol. Biol. 188: 343-353.

Projets

- Description et illustrations d'espèces d'hydroméduses
- DNA barcodes des Hydrozoa du MHNG
- Phylogénie moléculaire des Hydrozoa en utilisant des transcriptomes