Dr. rer. nat. Rosemarie Weikard

Institute of Genome Biology

+49 38208 68-702
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genome Biology
Genome Physiology Unit
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf


Goldammer, T.; Schmidt, P.; Weikard, R. (2009):
Cytogenetic and syntenic assignment of the bovine platelet-activating factor receptor (PTAFR) to cattle chromosome 2 . Arch Tierzucht 52 (4): 448-450
Eberlein, A.; Takasuga, A.; Setoguchi, K.; Pfuhl, R.; Flisikowski, K.; Fries, R.; Klopp, N.; Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch. (2009):
Dissection of genetic factors modulating fetal growth in cattle indicates a substantial role of the non-SMC condensin I complex, subunit G (NCAPG) gene. Genetics 183 (3): 951-964
Amaral, M.E.J.; Riggs, K.; Goldammer, T.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M.; Stafuzza, N.; Moore, S.; Womack, J.E. (2008):
A first generation whole genome RH map of the river buffalo with comparison to domestic cattle. BMC Genomics 9 (1): 631-631
Weikard, R.; Goldammer, T.; Womack, J.E.; Kühn, Ch. (2007):
Forward to a detailed sequence map of bovine chromosome 6. Cytogenet Genome Res 116 (1-2): 72-79
Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2007):
An investigation into the genetic background of coat colour dilution in a Charolais · German Holstein F2 resource population. Anim Genet 38 (2): 109-113
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch.; Wimmers, K. (2007):
Generation of an improved cytogenetic and comparative map of Bos taurus chromosome BTA27. Chromosome Res 15 (2): 203-213
Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2007):
Multiple splice variants within the bovine silver homologue (SILV) gene affecting coat color in cattle indicate a function additional to fibril formation in melanophores. BMC Genomics 8: 335
Kühn, Ch.; Edel, C.; Thaller, G.; Weikard, R. (2007):
Dominance and parent-of-origin effects of coding and non-coding alleles at the acylCoA-diacylglycerol-acyltransferase (DGAT1) gene on milk production traits in German Holstein cows. BMC Genet 8 (1): 62
Goldammer, T.; Weikard, R.; Miziara, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Argawala, R.; Schäffer, A.A.; Womack, J.E.; Amaral, M.E.J. (2007):
A radiation hybrid map of river buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) chromosome 7 and comparative mapping to the cattle and human genomes. Cytogenet Genome Res 119 (3-4): 235-241
Weikard, R.; Goldammer, T.; Laurent, P.; Womack, J.E.; Kühn, Ch. (2006):
A gene-based high-resolution comparative radiation hybrid map as a framework for genome sequence assembly of a bovine chromosome 6 region associated with QTL for growth, body composition, and milk performance traits. BMC Genomics 7: 53
Weikard, R.; Pitra, Ch.; Kühn, Ch. (2006):
Amelogenin cross-amplification in the family Bovidae and its application for sex determination. Mol Reprod Dev 73 (10): 1333-1337
Weikard, R.; Pitra, Ch.; Kühn, Ch. (2006):
Amelogenin cross-amplification in bovine species, goat and sheep and its application for sex determination. In: 8. WCGALP, 13.-18.8.2006, Belo Horizonte, Brasilien. Proceedings (ISBN 85-60088-01-6) (Comm.18-07):
Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Reinhardt, F.; Thaller, G. (2006):
Effects of the bovine DGAT1 K232A and promoter VNTR loci on Somatic cell score and relative breeding value milk production in the German Holstein population. In: 8. WCGALP. Belo Horizonte/Brasilien (ISBN 85-60088-01-6) (Comm.22-02):
Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2006):
Investigation on the genetic background of coat colour inheritance in a Charolais x German Holstein F2 resource population. In: Proceedings 30. International Conference on Animal Genetics, 20.-25.08.06, Porto Seguro/Brasilien (ISBN 85-85584-03-3): D239
Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch.; Goldammer, T.; Freyer, G.; Schwerin, M. (2005):
The bovine PPARGC1A gene: molecular characterization and association of an SNP with variation of milk fat synthesis. Physiol Genomics 21 (1): 1-13
Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Laurent, P.; Goldammer, T. (2005):
Assignment of the fibroblast growth factor 10 (FGF10) gene to bovine chromosome 20q16→q17 by fluorescence in situ hybridization and somatic cell panel analysis. Cytogenet Genome Res 109 (4): 533D
Freyer, G.; Sorensen, P.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2004):
Investigations in the character of QTL affecting negatively correlated milk traits. J Anim Breed Genet 121 (1): 40-51
Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
High-resolution comparative mapping between human chromosomes 4 and 8 and bovine chromosome 27 provides genes and segments serving as positional candidates for udder health in cattle. Genomics 84 (4): 696-706
Goldammer, T.; Rottengatter, K.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M.; Horstmann, R.D.; Gelhaus, A.; Hanotte, O.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
Targeted generation of 16 sequence-tagged sites for bovine chromosome region 5q21-q25 by microdissection. Chromosome Res 12 (4): 309-315
Brunner, R. M.; Sanftleben, H.; Goldammer, T.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2003):
The telomeric region of BTA18 containing a potential QTL region for health in cattle exhibits high similarity to the HSA19q region in humans. Genomics 81 (3): 270-278