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

Krüger, R.; Derno, M.; Görs, S.; Metzler-Zebeli, B. U.; Nürnberg, G.; Martens, H.; Pfuhl, R.; Nebendahl, C.; Zeyner, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C. (2014):
Higher body fatness in intrauterine growth retarded juvenile pigs is associated with lower fat and higher carbohydrate oxidation during ad libitum and restricted feeding. Eur J Nutr 53 (2): 583-597
Metges, C. C.; Görs, S.; Lang, I. S.; Hammon, H. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Weitzel, J. M.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W. (2014):
Low and high dietary protein: carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy affect materno-fetal glucose metabolism in pigs. J Nutr 144 (2): 155-163
Nikolai, S.; Huebbe, P.; Metges, C. C.; Schloesser, A.; Dose, J.; Ikuta, N.; Terao, K.; Matsugo, S.; Rimbach, G. (2014):
R-α lipoic acid γ-cyclodextrin complex increases energy expenditure: a 4-month feeding study in mice complex increases energy expenditure: a 4 month feeding study in mice. Nutrition 30 (2): 228-233
Oster, M.; Muràni, E.; Metges, C. C.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2014):
High- and low-protein gestation diets do not provoke common transcriptional responses representing universal target-pathways in muscle and liver of porcine progeny. Acta Physiol 210 (1): 202-214
Laeger, T.; Wirthgen, E.; Piechotta, M.; Metzger, F.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Höflich, A. (2014):
Effects of parturition and feed restriction on concentrations and distribution of the insulin-like growth factor-binding proteins in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 97 (5): 2876-2885
Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Zitnan, Rudolf; Schönhusen, U.; Pfannkuche, H.; Hudakova, M.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M. (2014):
Diet effects on glucose absorption in the small intestine of neonatal calves: importance of intestinal mucosal growth, lactase activity, and glucose transporters. J Dairy Sci 97 (10): 6358-6369
Dohme-Meier, F.; Kaufmann, L. D.; Görs, S.; Junghans, P.; Metges, C. C.; van Dorland, H. A.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Münger, A. (2014):
Comparison of energy expenditure, eating pattern and physical activity of grazing and zero-grazing dairy cows at different time points during lactation. LIVEST SCI 162: 86-96
Onur, S.; Niklowitz, P.; Fischer, A.; Metges, C. C.; Grune, T.; Menke, T.; Rimbach, G.; Döring, F. (2014):
A comparative study into alterations of coenzyme Q redox status in ageing pigs, mice and worms. Biofactors 40 (3): 346-354
Thanner, S.; Dohme-Meier, F.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R.; Schori, F. (2014):
The energy expenditure of 2 Holstein cow strains in an organic grazing system. J Dairy Sci 97 (5): 2789-2799
Schori, F.; Thanner, S.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R.; Dohme-Meier, F. (2014):
Energy expenditure of two grazing Holstein cow strains. In: EGF at 50: the future of European grasslands : Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (Grassland Science in Europe , 19) ( , Hrsg.) (978-0-9926930-1-2): 5
van Knegsel, A. T. M.; Hammon, H. M.; Bernabucci, U.; Bertoni, G.; Bruckmaier, R.; Goselink, R. M. A.; Gross, J.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Parmentier, H. K.; Trevisi, E.; Tröscher, A.; van Vuuren, A. (2014):
Metabolic adaptation during early lactation: key to cow health, longevity and a sustainable dairy production chain. CAB Reviews 9 (002): 1-15
Rehfeldt, C.; Langhammer, M.; Kucia, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Enhanced sensitivity of skeletal muscle growth in offspring of mice long-term selected for high body mass in response to a maternal high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet during lactation. Eur J Nutr 52 (3): 1201-1213
Shi, X.; Metges, C. C.; Seyfert, H.-M. (2013):
Characterization of a far upstream located promoter expressing the acetyl-CoA carboxylase-alpha in the brain of cattle. Gene 515 (2): 266-271
Döring, F.; Lüersen, K.; Schmelzer, C.; Hennig, S.; Lang, I. S.; Görs, S.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Influence of maternal low protein diet during pregnancy on hepatic gene expression signature in juvenile female porcine offspring. Mol Nutr Food Res 57 (2): 277-290
Blum, N. M.; Mueller, K.; Lippmann, D.; Metges, C. C.; Linn, T.; Pallauf, J.; Mueller, A. S. (2013):
Feeding of selenium alone or in combination with glucoraphanin differentially affects intestinal and hepatic antioxidant and phase II enzymes in growing rats. Biol Trace Elem Res 151 (3): 384-399
Hammon, H. M.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Flor, J.; Schönhusen, U.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Role of colostrum and colostrum components on glucose metabolism in neonatal calves. J Anim Sci 91 (2): 685-695
Hötger, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Weber, F. M.; Görs, S.; Tröscher, A.; Bruckmaier, R.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Supplementation of conjugated linoleic acid in dairy cows reduces endogenous glucose production during early lactation. J Dairy Sci 96 (4): 2258-2270
Gohlke, A.; Ingelmann, C. -J.; Nürnberg, G.; Starke, A.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
Bioavailability of quercetin from its aglycone and its glucorhamnoside rutin in lactating dairy cows after intraduodenal administration. J Dairy Sci 96 (4): 2303-2313
Altmann, S.; Muràni, E.; Schwerin, M.; Metges, C. C.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2013):
Dietary protein restriction and excess of pregnant German Landrace sows induce changes in hepatic gene expression and promoter methylation of key metabolic genes in the offspring. J Nutr Biochem 24 (2): 484-495
Derno, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Schön, P.-Ch.; Schwarm, A.; Röntgen, M.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R.; Kuhla, B. (2013):
Short-term feed intake is regulated by macronutrient oxidation in lactating Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 96 (2): 971-980