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

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Head of working group Nutritional Physiology
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

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
Kilic, I.; Stehr, M.; Hennies, M.; Metges, C. C.; Franzenburg, S.; Falker-Gieske, C.; Tetens, J.; Daş, G. (2021):
Differentially Expressed Gene Patterns in Ascarid-Infected Chickens of Higher- or Lower-Performing Genotypes. Animals-Basel 11 (4): 1002, 1-16
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11041002
Wiese, M.; Gärtner, S.; Doller, J.; Tran, T.; Frost, F.; Bannert, K.; Jaster, R.; Berlin, P.; Valentini, L.; Meyer, F.; Metges, C. C.; Lamprecht, G.; Aghdassi, A. (2021):
Nutritional management of chronic pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Gastroen Hepatol 36 (3): 588-600
https://doi.org/10.1111/jgh.15230
Meyer, F.; Bannert, K.; Wiese, M.; Esau, S.; Sautter, L.; Ehlers, L.; Aghdassi, A.; Metges, C. C.; Garbe, L.; Jaster, R.; Lerch, M.; Lamprecht, G.; Valentini, L. (2020):
Molecular mechanism contributing to malnutrition and sarcopenia in patients with liver cirrhosis. Int J Mol Sci 21 (15): 5357, 1-19
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21155357
Ehlers, L.; Bannert, K.; Rohde, S.; Berlin, P.; Reiner, J.; Wiese, M.; Doller, J.; Lerch, M.; Aghdassi, A.; Meyer, F.; Valentini, L.; Agrifoglio, O.; Metges, C. C.; Lamprecht, G.; Jaster, R. (2020):
Preclinical insights into the gut-skeletal muscle-axis in chronic gastrointestinal diseases. J Cell Mol Med 24 (15): 8304-8314
https://doi.org/10.1111/jcmm.15554
Dänicke, S.; Bannert, K.; Tesch, T.; Kersten, S.; Frahm, J.; Bühler, S.; Sauerwein, H.; Görs, S.; Kahlert, S.; Rothkötter, H.-J.; Metges, C. C.; Kluess, J. (2020):
Oral exposure of pigs to the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol does not modulate the hepatic albumin synthesis during a lipopolysaccharide-induced acute-phase reaction. Innate Immun-London 26 (8): 716-732
https://doi.org/10.1177/1753425920937778
Sandberg, L.; Thaller, G.; Görs, S.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Krattenmacher, N. (2020):
The relationship between methane emission and day time-dependent fecal archaeol concentration in lactating dairy cows fed two different diets. ARCH ANIM BREED 63: 211-218
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-63-211-2020
Yang, Y; Sadri, H.; Prehn, C.; Adamski, J.; Rehage, J.; Dänicke, S.; von Soosten, D.; Metges, C. C.; Ghaffari, M. H.; Sauerwein, H. (2020):
Proteasome activity and expression of mammalian target of rapamycin signaling factors in skeletal muscle of dairy cows receiving conjugated linoleic acids or a control fat supplement during early lactation. J Dairy Sci 103 (3): 2829-2846
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-17244
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Li, Z.; Görs, S.; Schregel, J.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2020):
Effects of oral glutamine supplementation on early postnatal muscle morphology in low and normal birth weight piglets. Animals-Basel 10 (11): 1976, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10111976
Li, Z.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Metges, C. C.; Trakooljul, N.; Wimmers, K.; Murani, E. (2020):
A natural Ala610Val substitution causing glucocorticoid receptor hypersensitivity aggravates consequences of endotoxemia. Brain Behav Immun 90: 174-183
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2020.08.009
Daş, G.; Klauser, S.; Stehr, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Metges, C. C. (2020):
Accuracy and precision of McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC egg counting techniques using egg-spiked faeces of chickens and two different flotation fluids. Vet Parasitol 283: 109158, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2020.109158
Rasch, I.; Görs, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Viergutz, T.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
Substitution of dietary sulfur amino acids by DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutyric acid reduces fractional glutathione synthesis in weaned piglets. J Nutr 150 (4): 722-729
https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxz272
Sciascia, Q. L.; Daş, G.; Maak, S.; Kalbe, C.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Metges, C. C. (2019):
Transcript profile of skeletal muscle lipid metabolism genes affected by diet in a piglet model of low birth weight. Plos One 14 (10): e0224484, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224484
Stehr, M.; Zentek, J.; Vahjen, W.; Zitnan, R.; Tuchscherer, A.; Gauly, M.; Metges, C. C.; Daş, G. (2019):
Resistance and tolerance to mixed-nematode infections in chicken genotypes with extremely different growth rates. Int J Parasitol 49: 579-591
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.03.001.
Stehr, M.; Grashorn, M.; Dannenberger, D.; Tuchscherer, A.; Gauly, M.; Metges, C. C.; Daş, G. (2019):
Resistance and tolerance to mixed nematode infections in relation to performance level in laying hens. Vet Parasitol 275: 108925, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2019.108925
Li, Z.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Metges, C. C.; Trakooljul, N.; Wimmers, K.; Muráni, E. (2019):
Kinetics of physiological and behavioural responses in endotoxemic pigs with or without dexamethasone treatment. Int J Mol Sci 20 (6): 1393, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20061393
Rasch, I.; Görs, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Htoo, J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C. (2019):
Substitution of dietary sulfur amino acids by DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutyric acid increases remethylation and decreases transsulfuration in weaned piglets. J Nutr 149 (3): 432-440
https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxy296.
Butruille, L; Marousez, L.; Pourpe, C.; Oger, F.; Lecoutre, S.; Catheline, D.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Guinez, C.; Laborie, C.; Deruelle, P.; Eeckhoute, J.; Breton, C.; Legrand, P.; Lesage, J.; Eberlé, D. (2019):
Maternal high-fat diet during suckling programs visceral adiposity and epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 in offspring. Int J Obesity 43 (12): 2381-2393
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-018-0310-z
Engelke, S. W.; Daş, G.; Derno, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Wimmers, K.; Rychlik, M.; Kienberger, H.; Berg, W.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C. (2019):
Methane prediction based on individual or groups of milk fatty acids for dairy cows fed rations with or without linseed. J Dairy Sci 102 (2): 1788-1802
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2018-14911
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
https://doi.org/10.3390/bios8010013