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

+49 38208 68-693
Leibniz 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

Westreicher-Kristen, E.; Blank, M.; Metges, C. C.; Susenbeth, A. (2018):
Protein value of diets for dairy cows with different proportions of crude protein originating from red clover silage versus soybean meal. Anim Feed Sci Tech 245: 126-135
Stehr, M.; Sciascia, Q.; Metges, C. C.; Gauly, M.; Daş, G. (2018):
Co-expulsion of Ascaridia galli and Heterakis gallinarum by chickens. Int J Parasitol 48 (13): 1003-1016
Junghans, P.; Görs, S.; Langhammer, M.; Metges, C. C. (2018):
Breath water-based doubly labelled water method for the noninvasive determination of CO2 production and energy expenditure in mice. Isot Environ Healt S 54 (6): 561-572
Engelke, S. W.; Daş, G.; Derno, M.; Tuchscherer, A; Berg, W.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C. (2018):
Milk fatty acids estimated by mid-infrared spectroscopy and milk yield can predict methane emissions in dairy cows. Agron Sustain Dev 38 (3): 27, 1-9
Glogener, P.; Krause, M.; Katzer, J.; Schubert, M. A.; Birkholz, M.; Bellmann, O.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C.; Welsch, C.; Ruff, R.; Hoffmann, K. P. (2018):
Prolonged corrosion stability of a microchip sensor implant during in vivo exposure. Biosensors 8: 13,1-11
Kalbe, C.; Lösel, D.; Block, J.; Lefaucheur, L.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Bellmann, O.; Pfuhl, R.; Puppe, B.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C.; Rehfeldt, C. (2017):
Moderate high or low maternal protein diets change gene expression but not the phenotype of skeletal muscle from porcine fetuses. DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRIN 58: 63-75
Ponndorf, D.; Ehmke, S.; Walliser, B.; Thoss, K.; Unger, C.; Görs, S.; Das, G; Metges, C. C.; Broer, I.; Nausch, H. (2017):
Stable production of cyanophycinase in Nicotiana benthamiana and its functionality to hydrolyse cyanophycin in the murine intestine. Plant Biotechnol J 15: 605-613
Stracke, J.; Otten, W.; Tuchscherer, A; Witthahn, M.; Metges, C. C.; Puppe, B.; Düpjan, S. (2017):
Dietary tryptophan supplementation and affective state in pigs. J Vet Behav 20: 82-90
Wirthgen, E.; Kunze, M.; Goumon, S.; Walz, C.; Höflich, C.; Spitschak, M.; Brenmoehl, J.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Otten, W.; Gimsa, U.; Schön, P.- C.; Manteuffel, C.; Tuchscherer, A; Pfuhl, R.; Metges, C. C.; Stabenow, B.; Erdmann, S.; Schluricke, K.; Faucitano, L.; Hoeflich, A. (2017):
Interference of stress with the somatotropic axis in pigs - lights on new biomarkers. Sci Rep-UK 7: 12055, 1-13
Schäff, C.; Pliquett, U.; Tuchscherer, A; Pfuhl, R.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M.; Kröger-Koch, C. (2017):
Evaluation of electrical broad bandwidth impedance spectroscopy as tool for body composition measurement in cows in comparison with body measurements and the deuterium-oxide dilution method. J Anim Sci 95 (5): 2041-2051
Huebbe, P.; Nicolai, S.; Schloesser, A.; Herebian, D.; Glüer, C.; Zeyner, A.; Demetrowitsch, T.; Schwarz, K.; Metges, C. C.; Roeder, T.; Schultheiss, G.; Ipharraguerre, I.; Rimbach, G. (2017):
An extract from the Atlantic brown algae Saccorhiza polyschides counteracts diet-induced obesity in mice via a gut related multi-factorial mechanisms. Oncotarget 8 (43): 73501-73515
Gerrits, W. J. J.; Labussière, E.; Dijkstra, J.; Reynolds, C.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Lund, M.; Weisbjerg, M. (2017):
Letter to the Editor: Recovery test results as a prerequisite for publication of gaseous exchange measurements. J Anim Sci 95 (12): 5175-5175
Loerz, C.; Staab-Weijnitz, C.; Huebbe, P.; Giller, K.; Metges, C. C.; Rimbach, G.; Maser, E. (2017):
Regulation of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 following caloric restriction and re-feeding is species dependent. Chem-Biol Interact 276: 95-104
Vanselow, J.; Kucia, M.; Langhammer, M.; Koczan, D.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Maternal high-protein diet during pregnancy, but not during suckling, induced altered expression of an increasing number of hepatic genes in adult mouse offspring. Eur J Nutr 55 (3): 917-930
Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M. (2016):
Endogenous and dietary lipids influencing feed intake and energy metabolism of periparturient dairy cows. DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRIN 56 (Suppl.): S2-S10
Lamp, O.; Derno, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2016):
Intravenous lipid infusion affects methane production apart from reducing dry matter intake in late lactation German Holstein cows. In: Energy and Protein metabolism and nutrition : 5th EAAP International Symposium, Krakow, Poland, 12-15 September 2016 (E
Nebendahl, C.; Görs, S.; Albrecht, E.; Krüger, R.; Martens, K.; Giller, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Rimbach, G.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Early postnatal feed restriction reduces liver connective tissue levels and affects H3K9 acetylation state of regulated genes associated with protein metabolism in low birth weight pigs. J Nutr Biochem 29: 41-55
Lieboldt, M.-A.; Frahm, J.; Halle, I.; Görs, S.; Schrader, L.; Weigend, S.; Preisinger, R.; Metges, C. C.; Breves, G.; Dänicke, S. (2016):
Metabolic and clinical response to Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide in layer pullets of different genetic backgrounds supplied with graded dietary L-arginine. Poultry Sci 95 (3): 595-611
Stoldt, A.-K.; Derno, M.; Das, G; Weitzel, J. M.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Effects of rutin and buckwheat on energy metabolism and methane production in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 99 (3): 2161-2168
Stoldt, A.-K.; Mielenz, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Sauerwein, H.; Esatbeyoglu, T.; Wagner, A. E.; Rimbach, G.; Starke, A.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Effects of a six-week intraduodenal supplementation with quercetin on liver lipid metabolism and oxidative stress in peripartal dairy cows. J Anim Sci 94 (5): 1913-1923