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Dr. Jana Hoffmann

Jana Hoffmann
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8559

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
Invalidenstraße 43
10115 Berlin


  • Head of Science Programme Digital World and Information Science


Research interests:

  • Information networking and domain specific data exchange formats
  • Research Data Management and Data Management Models
  • (Scientific) Digital media - accessibility and re-use
  • Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biogeography of recent Brachiopoda

Research projects:


Researcher ID: B-4336-2011

Güntsch, A., Hyam, R., Hagedorn, G., Chagnoux, S., Röpert, D., Casino, A., Droege, G., Glöckler, F., Gödderz, K., Groom, Q., Hoffmann, J., Holleman, A., Kempa, M., Koivula, H., Marhold, K., Nicolson, N., Smith, V.S., Triebel, D. 2017. Actionable, Long-Term Stable, and Semantic Web Compatible Identifiers for Access to Biological Collection Objects. DATABASE 2017(1):bax003. DOI: 10.1093/database/bax003

Logan, A., Hoffmann, J., Lüter, C. 2015. Checklist of Recent thecideoid brachiopods from the Indian Ocean and Red Sea, with a description of a new species of Thecidellina from Europa Island and a re-description of T. blochmanni Dall from Christmas Island. Zootaxa 4013(2): 225-34. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4013.2.4

Simon, E. and Hoffmann, J. 2013. Discovery of Recent thecideide brachiopods (Order: Thecideida, Family: Thecideidae) in Sulawesi, Indonesian Archipelago, with implications for reproduction and shell size in the genus Ospreyella. Zootaxa 3694: 401-33. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3694.5.1

Glöckler, F., Hoffmann, J., Theeten, F. 2013. The BioCase Monitor Service - A tool for monitoring progress and quality of data provision through distributed data networks. Biodiversity Data Journal (1): e968. DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e968

Koch. A., Huelsken, T. and Hoffmann, J. 2012. The Young Systematists special issue—promoting the scientific work of early career scientists in taxonomy and systematics. Organisms, Diversity and Evolution, 12 (4), 333. DOI: 10.1007/s13127-012-0114-2

Seidel, R., Hoffmann, J., Kaulfuß, A., Lüter, C. 2012. Comparative histology of larval brooding in Thecideoidea (Brachiopoda). Zoologischer Anzeiger - A Journal of Comparative Zoology 251 (2012), pp. 288-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcz.2011.12.007

Hoffmann, J. and Lüter, C. 2010. Shell development in thecidellinine brachiopods with description of a new genus. Special Papers in Paleontology 84, 137-160.

Hoffmann, J., Klann, M., Matz, F. 2009. Recent thecideide brachiopods from the northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia (SW Pacific Ocean). Zoosystematics and Evolution 85 (2), 341-349.

Hoffmann, J. and Lüter, C. 2009. Shell development, growth and sexual dimorphism in the Recent thecideide brachiopod Thecidellian meyeri sp. nov. from the Lesser Antilles, Caribbean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (JMBA), 89, 469-479. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315409002616

Lüter, C., Hoffmann, J., Logan, A. 2008. Cryptic speciation in the Recent thecideide brachiopod Thecidellina in the Atlantic and the Caribbean. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 98, 405-413, 2008 (for 2007). DOI: 10.1017/S1755691007078449

Hoffmann, J. 2003. Redescription of Griffithius latipes (Griffiths, 1976) (Crustacea, Amphipoda, Phoxocephalidae) from the coast of Namibia. Org. Divers. Evol. 3: 307, Electr. Suppl., 18: 1-16.