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

Gerrits, W. J. J.; Labussière, E; Dijkstra, J.; Reynolds, C.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Lund, M. S.; Weisbjerg, M. (2018):
Recovery test results as a prerequisite for publication of gaseous exchange measurements. Animal 12 (1): 4
https://doi.org/10.1017/s1751731117002397
Lamp, O.; Reyer, H.; Otten, W.; Nürnberg, G.; Derno, M.; Wimmers, K.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2018):
Intravenous lipid infusion affects dry matter intake, methane yield, and rumen bacteria structure in late-lactating Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 101 (7): 6032-6046
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14101
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2017.02.018
Gerrits, W. J. J.; Labussière, E.; Dijkstra, J.; Reynolds, C.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Lund, M. S.; 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
https://doi.org/10.1093/ansci/95.12.5175
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.18113
Schäff, C. T.; 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
https://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas2017.1414
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11521-5
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jveb.2017.03.009
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12658
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2016.08.003
Stoldt, A.-K.; Derno, M.; Daş, G.; Weitzel, J. M.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Influence of rutin and rutin-containing buckwheat seeds on methane emission in lactating dairy cows. In: Energy and protein metabolism and nutrition : 5th EAAP International Symposium on Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, Krakow, Poland, 12-15 September 2016 (EAAP publication , 137) (Jacek Skomiał, Hélène Lapierre, Hrsg.) Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen (978-90-8686-286-3) (137): 265-266
Engelke, S. W.; Das, G.; Derno, M.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Delineation of relationships between feed composition, methane emission and milk fatty acids in cows – prerequisite for the development of an indirect methane indicator. In: Energy and protein metabolism and nutrition : 5th EAAP International Symposium on Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, Krakow, Poland, 12-15 September 2016 (EAAP publication , 137) (Jacek Skomiał, Hélène Lapierre, Hrsg.) Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen (978-90-8686-286-3): 259-260
Weber, F. M.; Schäff, C. T.; Kautzsch, U.; Börner, S.; Erdmann, S.; Görs, S.; Röntgen, M.; Sauerwein, H.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Hammon, H. M. (2016):
Insulin-dependent glucose metabolism in dairy cows with variable fat mobilization around calving. J Dairy Sci 99 (8): 6665-6679
https://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11022
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Acute effects of general anesthesia with propofol, pentobarbital or isoflurane plus propofol on plasma metabolites and hormones in adult pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (12): 5182-5191
https://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2016-1018
Sciascia, Q. L.; Das, G.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
The pig as a model for humans: effects of nutritional factors on intestinal function and health. J Anim Sci 94 (suppl. 3): 441-452
https://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2015-9788
Görs, S.; Kuhla, B.; Krattenmacher, N.; Thaller, G.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Analytical refinements of the methane indicator archaeol in bovine feces, rumen fluid and feedstuffs. J Dairy Sci 99 (11): 9313-9318
https://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11447
Wein, S.; Beyer, B.; Gohlke, A.; Blank, M.; Metges, C. C.; Wolffram, S. (2016):
Systemic absorption of catechins after intraruminal or intraduodenal application of a green tea extract in cows. Plos One 11 (7): e0159428, 1-17
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159428
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Effects of general anesthesia with ketamine in combination with the neuroleptic sedatives xylazine or azaperone on plasma metabolites and hormones in pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (8): 3229-3239
https://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2016-0365
Stoldt, A.-K.; Mielenz, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Sauerwein, H.; Esatbeyoglu, T.; Wagner, A. E.; Rimbach, G.; Starke, S.; 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
https://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2016-0338
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.3168/jds.2015-10143