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Thomas van den Kamp

Dr. Thomas van de Kamp

Scientist
Life Science Imaging
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Dr. Thomas van de Kamp

Current positions:
  • Project Leader „In-house research: Life Sciences“
  • Head of the IPS BioLab
Previous positions:
  • Research assistant at IPS
  • Scientific Trainee at State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe
  • PhD Student at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Field of research:
  • Functional morphology and evolutionary biology of insects
  • Digital imaging of biological and paleontological specimens
  • Biomimetics
Contributions to Monographs:

Mexner, W., Bonn, M., Kopmann, A., Mauch, V., Ressmann, D., Chilingaryan, S., Tan Jerome, N., van de Kamp, T., Heuveline, V., Lösel, P., Schmelzle, S. & Heethoff, M. (2017): OpenGL API based analysis of large datasets in a cloud environment. In: Das, K. & Deka, G.C. (eds): Design and Use of Virtualization Technology in Cloud Computing, IGI Global, Hershey, pp. 161-181. ISBN-13: 978-1522527855; ISBN-10: 1522527850.

Scientific Publications:

Greven, H., van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Clemen, G. (2017): Vomeropterygopalatina in larval Ichthyosaura alpestris apuanus (Amphibia: Urodela) and comments on the formation of the definite vomer in the Salamandridae. Vertebrate Zoology 67(2): 179-196.

Schmelzle, S., Heethoff, M., Heuveline, V., Lösel, P., Becker, J., Beckmann, F., Schluenzen, F., Hammel., J.U., Kopmann, A., Mexner, W., Vogelgesang, M., Tan Jerome, N., Betz, O., Beutel, R., Wipfler, B., Blanke, A., Harzsch, S., Hörnig, M., Baumbach, T. & van de Kamp, T. (2017): The NOVA project - maximizing beam time efficiency through synergistic analyses of SRμCT data. Proceedings of SPIE 10391: 103910P-1.

Onelli, O.D., van de Kamp, T., Skepper, J.N., Powell, J., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Vignolini, S. (2017): Development of structural colour in leaf beetles. Scientific Reports 7: 1373.

Bergmann, T., Balzer, M., Hopp, T., van de Kamp, T., Kopmann, A., Tan Jerome, J. & Zapf, M. (2017): Inspiration from VR gaming technology: deep immersion and realistic interaction for scientific visualization. Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2017): 330-334.

Wulff, N.C., van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Lehmann, G.U.C. (2017): Copulatory courtship by internal genitalia in bushcrickets. Scientific Reports 7: 42345.

Zuber, M., Laaß, M., Hamann, E., Kretschmer, S., Hauschke, N., van de Kamp, T., Baumbach, T. & Koenig, T. (2017): Augmented laminography, a correlative 3D imaging method for revealing the inner structure of compressed fossils. Scientific Reports 7: 41413.

Cecilia, A., Baecker, A., Rack, A., Hamann, E., van de Kamp, T., Gruhl, F.J., Hofmann, R., Moosmann, J., Hahn, S., Kashef, J., Bauer, S., Faragó, T., Helfen, L. & Baumbach, T. (2017): Optimizing structural and mechanical properties of cryogel scaffolds for use in prostate cancer cell culturing. Materials Science and Engineering C 71: 465-472.

van de Kamp, T. & Greven, H. (2016): Comparative histological and scanning electron microscopical studies on the chorion of six species of stick insects (Phasmatodea). Acta Biologica Benrodis 18: 45-127.

Schwermann, A.H., Wuttke, M., dos Santos Rolo, T., Caterino, M.S., Bechly, G., Schmied, H., Baumbach, T. & van de Kamp, T. (2016): The fossil insects of the Quercy region: a historical review. Entomologie heute 28: 127-142.

Mangold, S., van de Kamp, T. & Steininger, R. (2016): New data evaluation procedure including advanced background subtraction for radiography using the example of insect mandibles. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 712(1): 012141.

Hahn, S., Müller, Y., Hofmann, R., Moosmann, J., Öktem, O., Helfen, L., Guigay, J.-P., van de Kamp, T. & Baumbach, T. (2016): Spectral transfer from phase to intensity in Fresnel diffraction. Physical Review A 93: 053834.

Huang, D.-Y., Bechly, G., Nel, P., Engel, M.S., Prokop, J., Azar, D.,  Cai, C.-Y., van de Kamp, T., Staniczek, A.H., Garrouste, R., Krogmann, L., dos Santos Rolo T., Baumbach, T., Ohlhoff, R., Shmakov, A.S., Bourgoin, T. & Nel, A. (2016): New fossil insect order Permopsocida elucidates major radiation and evolution of suction feeding in hemimetabolous insects (Hexapoda: Acercaria). Scientific Reports 6: 23004.

van de Kamp, T., Riedel, A. & Greven, H. (2016): Micromorphology of the elytral cuticle of beetles, with an emphasis on weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Arthropod Structure & Development 45: 14-22.

Schwermann, A.H., dos Santos Rolo, T., Caterino, M.S., Bechly, G., Schmied, H., Baumbach, T. & van de Kamp, T. (2016): Preservation of three-dimensional anatomy in phosphatized fossil arthropods enriches evolutionary inference. eLife 5: e12129.

van de Kamp, T., Cecilia, A., dos Santos Rolo, T., Vagovič, P., Baumbach, T. & Riedel, A. (2015): Comparative thorax morphology of death-feigning flightless cryptorhynchine weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on 3D reconstructions. Arthropod Structure & Development 44: 509-523.

van de Kamp, T., Dörstelmann, M., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T., Menges, A. & Knippers, J. (2015): Beetle elytra as role models for lightweight building construction. Entomologie heute 27: 149-158.

van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Greven, H. (2015): X-ray radiography of a spraying stick insect (Phasmatodea). Entomologie heute 27: 37-44.

Greven, H., van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Clemen, G. (2015): The “tooth systems” of Lissotriton vulgaris (Amphibia: Urodela) with special regard to delayed metamorphosis. Vertebrate Zoology 65(1): 81-99.

Yang, X., Hofmann, R., Dapp, R., van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Xiao, X., Moosmann, J., Kashef, J., Baumbach, T. & Stotzka, R. (2015): TV-based conjugate gradient method and discrete L-curve for few-view CT reconstruction of X-ray in vivo data. Optics Express 23(5): 5368-5387.

van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Krogmann, L. (2014): Scanning the past – synchrotron X-ray microtomography of fossil wasps in amber. Entomologie heute 26: 151-160.

van de Kamp, T. & Hennemann, F.H. (2014): A tiny new species of leaf insect (Phasmatodea, Phylliidae) from New Guinea. Zootaxa 3869(4): 397-408.

Butcher, B.A., Zaldivar-Riverón, A., van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Baumbach, T. & Quicke, D.L.J. (2014): Extension of historical range of Betylobraconinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) into Palaearctic Region based on a Baltic amber fossil, and description of a new species of Mesocentrus Szépligeti from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 3860(5): 449-463.

van de Kamp, T. (2014): Aspects of the functional morphology of the weevil genus Trigonopterus FAUVEL, 1862 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie 19: 163-167.

van de Kamp, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Vagovič, P., Baumbach, T. & Riedel, A. (2014): Three-dimensional reconstructions come to life – interactive 3D PDF animations in functional morphology. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102355.

dos Santos Rolo, T., Ershov, A., van de Kamp, T. & Baumbach, T. (2014): In vivo X-ray cine-tomography for tracking morphological dynamics. PNAS 111(11): 3921-3926.

Vršanský, P., van de Kamp, T., Azar, D., Prokin, A., Vidlička, L. & Vagovič, P. (2013): Cockroaches likely cleaned up after dinosaurs. PLoS ONE 8(12): e80560.

Yang, X., Jejkal, T., Stotzka, R., Pasic, H., dos Santos Rolo, T., van de Kamp, T. & Streit, A. (2013): Algebraic reconstruction of ultrafast tomography images at the large scale data facility. Proceedings of ICALEPS 2013.

van de Kamp, T., Ershov, A., dos Santos Rolo, T., Riedel, A. & Baumbach, T. (2013): Insect imaging at the ANKA Synchrotron Radiation Facility. Entomologie heute 25: 147-160.

Douissard, P.-A., Cecilia, A., Rochet, X., Chapel, X., Martin, T., van de Kamp, T., Helfen, L., Baumbach, T., Luquot, L., Xiao, X., Meinhardt, J. & Rack, A. (2012): A versatile indirect detector design for hard X-ray microimaging. Journal of Instrumentation 7 P09016.

Riedel, A., dos Santos Rolo, T., Cecilia, A. & van de Kamp, T. (2012): Sayrevilleinae Legalov, a new subfamily of fossil weevils (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea, Attelabidae) and the use of synchrotron microtomography to examine inclusions in amber. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165(4): 773-794.

van de Kamp, T., Vagovič, P., Baumbach, T. & Riedel, A. (2011): First-time discovery of a biological screw using X-ray microtomography. ANKA Highlights 2011: 8-9.

van de Kamp, T. (2011): Functional morphology of the weevil genus Trigonopterus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Thesis, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, 155 pp.

van de Kamp, T., Vagovič, P., Baumbach, T. & Riedel, A. (2011): A biological screw in a beetle's leg. Science 333: 52.

van de Kamp, T. (2011): The "pink wing" morph of Peruphasma schultei Conle & Hennemann, 2005 (Phasmatodea: Pseudophasmatidae). Entomologische Zeitschrift 121(2): 55-58.

Cecilia, A., Rack, A., Douissard, P.-A., Martin, T., dos Santos Rolo, T., Vagovič, P., Hamann, E., van de Kamp, T., Riedel, A., Fiederle, M. & Baumbach, T. (2011): LPE grown LSO:Tb scintillator films for high resolution X-ray imaging applications at synchrotron light sources. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 648, Supplement 1: S321-S323.

van de Kamp, T. & Greven, H. (2010): On the architecture of beetle elytra. Entomologie heute 22: 191-204.

van de Kamp, T. & Greven, H. (2008): Structure of the specialised and unspecialised chorion of the egg in the stick insect Malacomorpha cyllarum (Phasmatodea). Entomologia Generalis 31(1): 63-74.

van de Kamp, T. & Greven, H. (2007): Die Struktur des Chorions von Carausius morosus (Sinéty, 1901) (Phasmatodea) mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Mikropylenplatte. Entomologie heute 19: 99-113.