Author and Bibliography

Author

Cite as: Steinert, Beatrice. 2017. "Visual Media in Embryology." MBL History Project digital exhibit. http://history.archives.mbl.edu/exploring/exhibits...

Seeing with Multiple Mediums

Landecker, H. (2006). Microcinematography and the History of Science and Film. Isis, 97(1), 121–132. http://doi.org/10.1086/501105

Brauckmann, S. (2011). Cultures of seeing embryos and cells in 3-dimensions and flatness. Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 42(4), 365–367. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsc.2011.07.010

Brauckmann, S. (2012). On Fate and Specification: Images and Models in Developmental Biology. In N. Anderson & M. R. Dietrich (Eds.), The Educated Eye: Visual Culture and Pedagogy in the Life Sciences (pp. 213–234). Dartmouth College Press.

Maienschein, Jane. 1991. “From Presentation to Representation in E. B. Wilson’s The Cell.” Biology and Philosophy 6 (2): 227-54.

Staging Development

Hamburger, Viktor and Howard L. Hamilton. (1951). “A Series of Normal Stages in the Development of the Chick Embryo.” Journal of Morphology 88(3): 49-92.

Hopwood, N. (2005). Visual Standards and Disciplinary Change: Normal plates, Tables and Stages in Embryology. History of Science, 43, 239–303.

Looking at Cells

Wilson and Conklin: Tracing Cell Lineages

Conklin, E. G. (1897). The Embryology of Crepidula: A Contribution to the Cell Lineage and Early Development of Some Marine Gasteropods. Journal of Morphology, 13(1), 1–226.

B. Wilson, E. (1892). The cell-lineage of Nereis: A contribution to the cytogeny of the annelid body. Journal of Morphology, 6(3), 361–481.

Holtfreter: Observing Cells

Holtfreter, Johannes. (1943). “A study of the mechanics of gastrulation Part I.” Journal of Experimental Zoology 94: 261-318.

Holtfreter, Johannes. (1944). “A study of the mechanics of gastrulation Part II.” Journal of Experimental Zoology 95: 171-212.

Hamburger, Viktor. (1996). “Introduction: Johannes Holtfreter, Pioneer in Experimental Embryology.” Developmental Dynamics 205: 214-216.

Gerhart, John. (1998). “Johannes Holtfreter: January 9, 1901–November 13, 1992,” Biographical Memoirs National Academy of Sciences 73: 209–28.

Trinkaus: Filming Embryos

Trinkaus, John Philip. "Surface activity and locomotion of Fundulus deep cells during blastula and gastrula stages." Developmental Biology 30 (1973): 68–103.

 

Trinkaus, John Philip. "The yolk syncytial layer of Fundulus: Its origin and history and its significance for early embryogenesis." Journal of Experimental Zoology 265 (1993): 258–84.

Experimenting on Embryos

Exogastrulas

Gerhart, John. (1998). “Johannes Holtfreter: January 9, 1901–November 13, 1992,” Biographical Memoirs National Academy of Sciences 73: 209–28.

Transplating Limb Buds

Allen, Garland E. (2004). “A Pact with the Embryo: Viktor Hamburger, Holistic and Mechanistic Philosophy in the Development of Neuroembryology, 1927-1955.” Journal of the History of Biology 37: 421-474

Hamburger, Viktor. (1934). ‘‘The Effects of Wing Bud Extirpation on the Development of the Central Nervous System in Chick Embryos.’’ Journal of Experimental Zoology 68: 449–494.

 

Hamburger, Viktor. (1938). ‘‘Morphogenetic and Axial Self-differentiation of Transplanted Limb Primordia of Two-day Chick Embryos.’’ Journal of Experimental Zoology 77: 379–397.