Dr. rer. nat. Claudia Kalbe

+49 38208 68-852
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
Lipid metabolism and muscular adaptation Workgroup
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Ontogenetic development of skeletal muscles in farm animals
  • Myogenic and lipogenic processes
  • Myogenic precursor cells

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2002-present: Junior group leader and scientist, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
  • 2006-2007: Parental leave
  • 1999-2001: Postdoctoral researcher, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 2000: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Rostock
  • 1995-1999: Doctoral studies, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Research Unit Molecular Biology
  • 1990-1995: Study of biology, University of Rostock

Teaching

  • Since 2013: Molecular animal breeding and farm animal biology, Muscle development in farm animals, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (M.Sc.)
  • Since 2004: Breeding of poultry and small animals, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock (M.Sc.)
  • 2000-2001: Practical course: Modern genetic methods in animal breeding, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 1999-2001: Breeding of poultry and small animals, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock

Publications

Will, K.; Kalbe, C.; Kuzinski, J.; Lösel, D.; Viergutz, T.; Palin, M. F.; Rehfeldt, C. (2012):
Effects of leptin and adiponectin on proliferation and protein metabolism of porcine myoblasts. Histochem Cell Biol 138 (2): 271-287
Eberlein, A.; Kalbe, C.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2011):
Annotation of novel transcripts putatively relevant for bovine fat metabolism. Mol Biol Rep 38 (5): 2975-2986
Bérard, J.; Kalbe, C.; Lösel, D.; Tuchscherer, A; Rehfeldt, C. (2011):
Potential sources of early-postnatal increase in myofibre number in pig skeletal muscle. Histochem Cell Biol 136 (2): 217-225
Rehfeldt, C.; Lang, I. S.; Görs, S.; Hennig, U.; Kalbe, C.; Stabenow, B.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Pfuhl, R.; Bellmann, O.; Nürnberg, G.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C. (2011):
Limited and excess dietary protein during gestation affects growth and compositional traits in gilts and impairs offspring fetal growth. J Anim Sci 89 (2): 329-341
Kalbe, C.; Puppe, B. (2010):
Long-term cognitive enrichment affects opioid receptor expression in the amygdala of doemstic pigs. Genes Brain Behav 9 (1): 75-83
Eberlein, A.; Kalbe, C.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2010):
Analysis of struture and gene expression of bovine CCDC3 gene indicates a function in fat metabolism. Comp Biochem Phys B 156 (1): 19-25
Sarr, O.; Louveau, I.; Kalbe, C.; Metges, C. C.; Rehfeldt, C.; Gondret, F. (2010):
Prenatal exposure to maternal low or high protein diets induces modest changes in the adipose tissue proteome of newborn piglets. J Anim Sci 88 (5): 1626-1641
Rehfeldt, C.; Kalbe, C.; Lösel, D. (2010):
Impact of maternal and early postnatal nutrition on muscle growth and carcass quality in the pig. In: Energy and protein metabolism and nutrition, EAAP publication No. 127, 2010, 3rd EAAP ISEP, Parma, Italy, 6-10 September 2010 (ed. G. Matteo Corvetto,, H
Rehfeldt, C.; Block, J.; Lefaucheur, L.; Stabenow, B.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C.; Kalbe, C. (2010):
Inadequate protein intake of pregnant gilts affects body composition and skeletal muscle properties of newborn piglets. In: Energy and protein metabolism and nutrition, EAAP publication No. 127, 2010, 3rd EAAP ISEP, Parma, Italy, 6-10 September 2010 (ed.
Rehfeldt, C.; Kalbe, C.; Nürnberg, G.; Mau, M. (2009):
Dose-dependent effects of genistein and daidzein on protein metabolism in porcine myotube cultures. J Agr Food Chem 57 (3): 852-857
Lösel, D.; Kalbe, C.; Rehfeldt, C. (2009):
L-carnitine supplementation during suckling intensifies the early postnatal skeletal myofiber formation in piglets of low birth weight . J Anim Sci 87 (7): 2216-2226
Mau, M.; Kalbe, C.; Viergutz, T.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C. (2008):
Effects of dietary isoflavones on proliferation and DNA integrity of myoblasts derived from newborn piglets. Pediatr Res 63 (1): 39-45
Kalbe, C.; Mau, M.; Rehfeldt, C. (2008):
Developmental changes and the impact of isoflavones o mRNA expression of IGF-I receptor, EGF receptor and related growth factors in porcine skeletal muscle cell cultures. Growth Horm IGF Res 18 (5): 424-433
Mau, M.; Kalbe, C.; Wollenhaupt, K.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C. (2008):
IGF-I and EGF-dependent DNA synthesis of porcine myoblasts is influenced by the dietary isoflavones genistein and daidzein. DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRIN 35 (3): 281-289
Rehfeldt, C.; Kalbe, C.; Block, J.; Nürnberg, G.; Stabenow, B.; Metges, C. C. (2008):
Long-term effects of low and high protein feeding to pregnant sows on offspring at market weight. In: Proc. Int. Congress of Meat Science & Technology, 10-15 August 2008, Cape Town, South Africa , 7B.15. (Int. Congress Meat Science & Technology /CD, Hrsg
Kalbe, C.; Mau, M.; Wollenhaupt, K.; Rehfeldt, C. (2007):
Evidence for estrogen receptor alpha and ß expression in skeletal muscle of pigs. Histochem Cell Biol 127 (1): 95-107
Mau, M.; Kalbe, C.; Wollenhaupt, K.; Rehfeldt, C. (2007):
Isoflavones modify the growth response of porcine muscle satellite cell cultures to IGF-I and EGF. Arch Tierzucht 50 (Sp.Iss.): 17-21
Kalbe, C.; Vanselow, J. (2006):
Improved Performance of the LightCycler FastStart DNA MasterPLUS SYBR Green I Kit in Highly Sensitive Transcript Quantification. Biochemica 1: 11-13
Kalbe, C.; Schoppmeyer, A.; Fiedler, I.; Hartung, M.; Ender, K. (2005):
Schlachtkörperzusammensetzung, Fleischqualität und Muskelstruktur verschiedener Schweinerassen. Fleischwirtschaft 85 (5): 100-102
Kalbe, C.; Rehfeldt, C. (2005):
Aspekte der pränatalen Entwicklung von Muskel- und Fettgewebe: Prinzipien, regulation und Einfluss maternaler Ernährung. Berl Munch Tierarztl 118 (11-12): 509-520