Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)

The Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) researches the functional biodiversity of farm animals in the context of the specific environments in which they are kept and derives sustainable solutions for farm animal husbandry.

Novel cell culture model is aimed at avoiding animal experiments

The Reproductive Cell Biology Unit at the FBN has succeeded for the first time in establishing realistic 3D cell culture models of the animal Fallopian tubes.

FBN article is "Highlight article" in the Journal of Comparative Physiology

The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Comparative Physiology B, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Heldmaier, has chosen an article on genetic linkage of running performance, fat accretion, and metabolic health in the Dummerstorf marathon mouse model

Identification of molecular markers for crowding stress in rainbow trout

The prestigious journal ‘Aquaculture’ has published results of the FBN about the well-being of rainbow trout.


Four programme areas - basis of our research conception