Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Cornelia Christiane Metges

+49 38208 68-693
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Nutritional Physiology "Oskar Kellner"
Director
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Effect of pre- and early postnatal nutrition on growth and development in farm animals
  • Amino acid and energy metabolism
  • Nutrient and energy efficiency and emissions in farm animals

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2017: Professorship Biochemistry in Nutrition, University of Rostock
  • 2001-present: Director of Institute of Nutritional Physiology 'Oskar Kellner', Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2002-present: Lecturer in Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, University of Rostock
  • 2001: Habilitation in Nutritional Physiology (Dr. rer. nat. habil.), University of Potsdam
  • 1995-1997: Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Clinical Research Center and Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Cambridge, USA
  • 1994-2001: Head, Working group 'Protein Metabolism', Dpt. Biochemistry and Physiology of Nutrition, German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE), Potsdam-Nuthetal
  • 1987-1994: Research Scientist, Chair of Nutrition Science, TU München
  • 1983-1987: Doctoral studies, TU München, Chair of General Chemistry and Biochemistry (1988; Doctorate in Agricultural Sciences; Dr. agr.), TU München
  • 1977-1983: Studies of Agricultural Sciences (Dipl.-Ing. agr.), TU München

Teaching

  • Since 2012: „Stoffwechsel-, Leistungs- und Pathophysiologie, Experimentelle Methoden in der Ernährungsphysiologie“, Master course Animal Science, University of Rostock
  • Since 2012: „Anatomisch-physiologische Grundlagen und experimentelle Methoden der Tierernährung“, Master course Animal Science, University of Rostock
  • Since 2010: „Zell- u. Molekularbiologie in der Ernährungs-forschung“ (Energy and Macronutrient metabolism), Master course Ökotrophologie, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • Since 2003: „Biochemie des Intermediärstoffwechsels“, Bachelor course in Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 1994-2001: „Biochemie und Physiologie der Ernährung“, Master course in Nutrition Science, University of Potsdam
  • 1989-1993: „Various Aspects of Human Nutrition“ in Nutrition Science, Chair of Nutrition Science, TU München

Publications

Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Mielenz, M.; Schleifer, K.; Görs, S.; Wolf, P.; Tränckner, J.; Hüther, L.; Dänicke, S.; Daş, G.; Metges, C. C. (2023):
Upcycling of recycled minerals from sewage sludge through black soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens): Impact on growth and mineral accumulation. J ENVIRON MANAGE 344: 118695, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2023.118695
Oladosu, O. J.; Hennies, M.; Stehr, M.; Metges, C. C.; Gauly, M.; Daş, G. (2023):
Pattern and repeatability of ascarid-specific antigen excretion through chicken faeces, and the diagnostic accuracy of coproantigen measurements as compared with McMaster egg counts and plasma and egg yolk antibody measurements in laying hens. Parasite Vector 16: 175, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-023-05782-5
Daş, G.; Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Schleifer, K.; Mielenz, M.; Metges, C. C. (2023):
The validity of the bioaccumulation index versus the bioaccumulation factor for assessment of element accumulation in black soldier fly larvae [epublished ahead of print]. J INSECTS FOOD FEED
https://doi.org/10.3920/JIFF2023.0021
Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C. (2023):
Review: Methods and biomarkers to investigate intestinal function and health in pigs. Animal 17 (Suppl. 3): 100860, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2023.100860
Albrecht, E.; Zhao, Y.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2023):
Identification and Quantification of Proliferating Cells in Skeletal Muscle of Glutamine Supplemented Low- and Normal-Birth-Weight Piglets. Cells-Basel 12 (4): 580, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/cells12040580
Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Dannenberger, D.; Pfuhl, R.; Görs, S.; Mielenz, M.; Maak, S.; Wolf, P.; Daş, G.; Metges, C. C. (2023):
Lipid metabolism, fatty acid composition and meat quality in broilers supplemented with increasing levels of defrosted black soldier fly larvae . J INSECTS FOOD FEED 9 (5): 583-598
https://doi.org/10.3920/JIFF2022.0125
Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Mielenz, M.; Veldkamp, T.; Das, G.; Metges, C. C. (2022):
Growth efficiency, intestinal biology, and nutrient utilization and requirements of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae compared to monogastric livestock species: a review. J Anim Sci Biotechno 13: 31, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40104-022-00682-7
Wiese, M.; Gärtner, S.; von Essen, N.; Doller, J.; Frost, F.; Tran, T.; Weiss, F. U.; Meyer, F.; Valentini, L.; Garbe, L.; Metges, C. C.; Bannert, K.; Sautter, L.; Ehlers, L.; Jaster, R.; Lamprecht, G.; Steveling, A.; Lerch, M.; Aghdassi, A. (2022):
Malnutrition Is Highly Prevalent in Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis and Characterized by Loss of Skeletal Muscle Mass but Absence of Impaired Physical Function. FRONT NUTR 9: 889489, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2022.889489
Schulze Holthausen, J.; Schregel, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Li, Z.; Tuchscherer, A.; Vahjen, W.; Metges, C. C.; Zentek, J. (2022):
Effects of Oral Glutamine Supplementation, Birthweight and Age on Colonic Morphology and Microbiome Development in Male Suckling Piglets. Microorganisms 10 (10): 1889, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10101899
Schregel, J.; Schulze Holthausen, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Li, Z.; Görs, S.; Eggert, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Zentek, J.; Metges, C. C. (2022):
Effects of oral glutamine supplementation on jejunal morphology, development, and amino acid profiles in male low birth weight suckling piglets. Plos One 17 (4): e0267357, 1-24
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0267357
Li, Z.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Görs, S.; Nguyen, N.; Rayatdoost Baghal, F.; Schregel, J.; Tuchscherer, A.; Zentek, J.; Metges, C. C. (2022):
Glutamine supplementation moderately affects growth, plasma metabolite and free amino acid patterns in neonatal low birth weight piglet. Brit J Nutr 128 (12): 2330-2340
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114522000459
Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Mielenz, M.; Görs, S.; Wolf, P.; Das, G.; Metges, C. C. (2022):
Effects of increasing levels of whole Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae in broiler rations on acceptance, nutrient and energy intakes and utilization, and growth performance of broilers. Poultry Sci 101 (12): 102202, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2022.102202
Grzeskowiak, L.; Saliu, E.-M.; Martínez-Vallespin, B.; Aschenbach, J. R.; Brockmann, G. A.; Fulde, M.; Hartmann, S.; Kuhla, B.; Lucius, R.; Metges, C. C.; Rothkötter, H.-J.; Vahjen, W.; Wessels, A. G.; Zentek, J. (2022):
Dietary fiber and its role in performance, welfare, and health of pigs. ANIM HEALTH RES REV 23 (2): 1 65-193
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1466252322000081
Westreicher-Kristen, E.; Blank, M.; Paschke-Beese, M.; Kühl, W.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C.; Susenbeth, A. (2021):
Diets for Dairy Cows with Different Proportions of Crude Protein Originating from Red Clover Silage versus Soybean Meal: Ruminal Degradation and Intestinal Digestibility of Amino Acids. Animals-Basel 11 (8): 2177, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082177
Sciascia, Q. L.; Prehn, C.; Adamski, J.; Daş, G.; Lang, I. S.; Otten, W.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C. (2021):
The Effect of Dietary Protein Imbalance during Pregnancy on the Growth, Metabolism and Circulatory Metabolome of Neonatal and Weaned Juvenile Porcine Offspring. Nutrients 13 (9): 3286, 1-16
https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13093286
Koch, F.; Derno, M.; Langhammer, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Mielenz, M.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2021):
A high-protein diet containing inulin/oligofructose supports body weight gain associated with lower energy expenditure and carbohydrate oxidation, and alters faecal microbiota in C57BL/6 mice. J NUTR SCI 10: e50, 1-10
https://doi.org/10.1017/jns.2021.42
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Stange, K.; Li, Z.; Schregel, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2021):
Glutamine supplementation stimulates cell proliferation in skeletal muscle and cultivated myogenic cells of low birth weight piglets. Sci Rep-UK 11: 13432, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92959-6
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Li, Z.; Schregel, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2021):
Distinct Roles of Perilipins in the Intramuscular Deposition of Lipids in Glutamine-Supplemented, Low-, and Normal-Birth-Weight Piglets. Front Vet Sci 8: 633898, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.633898
Daş, G.; Wachter, L.; Stehr, M.; Bilic, I.; Grafl, B.; Wernsdorf, P.; Metges, C. C.; Heß, M.; Liebhart, D. (2021):
Excretion of Histomonas meleagridis following experimental co-infection of distinct chicken lines with Heterakis gallinarum and Ascaridia galli. Parasite Vector 14: 323, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04823-1
Daş, G.; Auerbach, M.; Stehr, M.; Sürie, C.; Metges, C. C.; Gauly, M.; Rautenschlein, S. (2021):
Impact of Nematode Infections on Non-specific and Vaccine-Induced Humoral Immunity in Dual-Purpose or Layer-Type Chicken Genotypes. Front Vet Sci 8: 659959, 1-10
https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.659959