Tilly Edinger

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-13-1897

Died: 05-27-1967

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943-44:

EDINGER, TILLY.  Appointed for a study of the tooth replacement in Amphibia and Reptilia, particularly primitive fossil types, with special reference to the history of dental succession in the evolutionary line leading from ancestral fishes to mammals; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1943.

Born November 13, 1897, in Germany. Education:  Universities of Heidelberg and Munich, 1916–18; University of Frankfurt, Ph.D., 1921.

Assistant, 1921–27, Curator, 1927-38, Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt; Advisor, 1929–30, Natural History Museum at Essen-Ruhr; Assistant in Neurology, 1931–33, University of Frankfurt; Translator, 1939–40, Pathological Institute of the University of Istanbul; Research Associate in Palaeontology, 1940—, Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, Harvard University.

Publications:  Die fossilen Gehirne, 1929. Articles in Senckenbergiana, Anatomischer Anzeiger, Palaeontologische Zeitschrift, Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Natur und Museum, Zeitschrift für Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte, Zoologische Jahrbücher, Ergebnisse der Anatomie und entwicklungsegeschichte, Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde, Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie, Annales Instituti Regii Hungarici Geologici; Geologische Rundschau, Die Naturwissenschaften, Abhandlungen der bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Psychiatrische en Neurologische Bladen, Jahrbuch der Preussischen Geologischen Landesanstalt, Neues Jahrbuch füMineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie, Bulletin of the Geological Institute of Upsala, Fortschritte der Palaeontologie, Acta Zoologica, Bulletin of the Faculty of Science of the Fouad I University, American Journal of Science, Quarterly Review of Biology, Mémoires de l’Academie malgache, Journal of Comparative Neurology.