Dr. agr. Eduard Muráni

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
working group Physiological Genomics
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Molecular biology and genetics of traits related to production, adaptation, and welfare in pigs, in particular stress response, behaviour, and muscle development
  • Regulation of mRNA expression
  • Biology connecting genetic with phenotypic variation

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2014-present: Scientist, Genomics Unit, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
  • 2009-2014: Junior Group Leader, Genomics Unit, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN),
  • 2004-2009: Scientist, Genomics Unit, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
  • 2002-2004: Postdoctoral Fellow, EU Project PorDictor, Inst. Of Animal Science, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2003: Ph.D. in Agricultural Science
  • 1998-2002: PhD Student, Inst. Of Animal Science, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 1993-1998: MSc, Constantine the Philosopher University (UKF), Nitra, Slovakia

Publications

Reyer, H.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kanitz, E.; Pöhland, R.; Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E. (2016):
A natural mutation in helix 5 of the ligand binding domain of glucocorticoid receptor enhances receptor-ligand interaction. Plos One 11 (10): e0164628, 1-15
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0164628
Liu, X.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Krischek, C.; Schellander, K.; Wicke, M.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2016):
Molecular changes in mitochondrial respiratory activity and metabolic enzyme activity in muscle of four pig breeds with distinct metabolic types. J Bioenerg Biomembr 48 (1): 55-65
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10863-015-9639-3
Naraballobh, W; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Krischek, C.; Janisch, S.; Wicke, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Immediate and long-term transcriptional response of hind muscle tissue to transient variation of incubation temperature in broilers. BMC Genomics 17: 323, 1-13
https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2671-9
Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Jaeger, A.; Görres, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
A naturally hypersensitive glucocorticoid receptor elicits a compensatory reduction of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis activity early in ontogeny. Open Biol 6 (7): 150193, 1-11
https://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsob.150193
Ponsuksili, S.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Single- and Bayesian multi-marker genome-wide association for haematological parameters in pigs. Plos One 11 (7): e0159212, 1-14
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159212
Liu, X.; Trakooljul, N.; Hadlich, F.; Muràni, E.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2016):
MicroRNA-mRNA regulatory networking fine-tunes the porcine muscle fiber type, muscular mitochondrial respiratory and metabolic enzyme activities. BMC Genomics 17: 531, 1-14
https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2850-8
Naraballobh, W; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Krischek, C.; Janisch, S.; Wicke, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Transient shifts of incubation temperature reveal immediate and long-term transcriptional response in chicken breast muscle underpinning resilience and phenotypic plasticity. Plos One 11 (9): e0162485, 1-17
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162485
Oster, M.; Just, F.; Büsing, K.; Wolf, C.; Polley, C.; Vollmar, B.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Toward improved phosphorus efficiency in monogastrics - interplay of serum, minerals, bone and immune system after divergent dietary phosphorus supply in swine. Am J Physiol-Reg I 310 (10): R917-R925
https://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpregu.00215.2015
Görres, A.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E. (2016):
Genetic variation of the porcine NR5A1 is associated with meat color. J APPL Genet 57 (1): 81-89
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13353-015-0289-2
Oster, M.; Nuchchanart, W.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Zeyner, A.; Wirthgen, E.; Hoeflich, A.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Methylating micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy influences foetal hepatic gene expression and IGF signalling and increases foetal weight. Eur J Nutr 55 (4): 1717-1727
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00394-015-0990-2
Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S. (2015):
Genetic factors on reproductive traits in pigs. Proc Soc. Nutr. Physiol. 24: 185
Liu, X; Du, Y.; Trakooljul, N.; Brand, B.; Muràni, E.; Krischek, C.; Wicke, M.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2015):
Transcriptional profile of muscle association with mitochondrial respiratory activity, metabolic enzymes and muscle fiber. Schriftenreihe / Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiol 24: 37-40
Siengdee, P.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Brand, B.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2015):
Pre- and post-natal muscle microRNA expression profiles of two pig breeds differing in muscularity. Gene 561 (2): 190-198
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2015.02.035
Ponsuksili, S.; Siengdee, P.; Du, Y.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K. (2015):
Identification of common regulators of genes in co-expression networks affecting muscle and meat properties. Plos One 10 (4): e0123678, 1-18
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0123678
Siengdee, P.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2015):
MicroRNAs regulate cellular ATP levels by targeting mitochondrial energy metabolism genes during C2C12 myoblast differentiation. Plos One 10 (5): e0127850, 1-20
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0127850
Adler, M.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2015):
PBMC transcriptomic responses to primary and secondary vaccination differ due to divergent lean growth and antibody titers in a pig model. Physiol Genomics 47 (10): 470-478
https://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physiolgenomics.00015.2015
Liu, X; Du, Y.; Trakooljul, N.; Brand, B.; Muràni, E.; Krischek, C.; Wicke, M.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2015):
Muscle transcriptional profile based on muscle fiber, mitochondrial respiratory activity, and metabolic enzymes. Int J Biol Sci 11 (12): 1348-1362
https://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.13132
Ponsuksili, S.; Zebunke, M.; Muràni, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Krieter, J.; Puppe, B.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K. (2015):
Integrated Genome-wide association and hypothalamus eQTL studies indicate a link between the circadian rhythm-related gene PER1 and coping behavior. Sci Rep-UK 5: 16264, 1-14
https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16264
Reyer, H.; Hawken, R.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2015):
The genetics of feed conversion efficiency traits in a commercial broiler line. Sci Rep-UK 5: 16387, 1-11
https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16387
Jaeger, A.; Fritschka, S.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E. (2015):
Identification and functional characterization of cis-regulatory elements controlling expression of the porcine ADRB2 gene. Int J Biol Sci 11 (9): 1006-1015
https://dx.doi.org/10.7150/ijbs.12456