Dr. agr. Eduard Muráni

+49 38208 68-702
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genome Biology
Genomics Unit
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

Thumdee, P.; Ponsuksili, S.; Muràni, E.; Nganvongpanit, K.; Gehrig, B; Tesfaye, D.; Gilles, M.; Hoelker, M; Jennen, D.; Griese, J.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2007):
Expression of the prion protein gene (PRNP) and cellular prion protein (PrPc) in cattle and sheep foetuses and maternal tissues during pregnancy. Gene Expression 13 (4-5): 283-297
Murani, E.; Muraniova, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2006):
Molecular characterization and evidencing of the porcine CRH gene as a functional-positional candidate for growth and body composition. Biochem Bioph Res Co 342 (2): 394-405
Wimmers, K.; Fiedler, I.; Hardge, T.; Murani, E.; Schellander, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2006):
QTL for microstructural and biophysical muscle properties and body composition in pigs. BMC Genet 7: 15
Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2006):
Identification and characterization of an AFLP marker associated with carcass composition in the pig (Brief report). Arch Tierzucht 49 (4): 413-414
Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2006):
Association of corticotropin-releasing hormone gene variation with performance and meat quality traits in commercial pig lines. Anim Genet 37 (5): 509-512
Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2006):
Association of corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) gene variation with performance and meat quality traits in commercial pig lines. In: Proceedings 8. WCGALP, 13.-18.8.2006, Belo Horizonte, Brasilien Belo Horizonte, Brasilien (ISBN 85-60088-01-6): 13-20
Wimmers, K.; Ngu, N.T.; Murani, E.; Schellander, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2006):
Linkage and expression analysis to elucidate the genetic background of muscle structure and meat quality in the pig. Arch Tierzucht 49 (Special Issue): 116-125
Ponsuksili, S.; Chomdej, S.; Murani, E.; Blaeser, U.; Schreinemachers, H.-J.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2005):
SNP detection and genetic mapping of porcine genes encoding enzymes in hepatic metabolic pathways and evaluation of linkage with carcass traits. Anim Genet 36 (6): 477-483
Ponsuksili, S.; Murani, E.; Schellander, K.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K. (2005):
Identification of functional candidate genes for body composition by expression analyses and evidencing impact by association analysis and mapping. BBA-Gene Struct Expr 1730 (1): 31-40
Wimmers, K.; Murani, E.; Schellander, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2005):
Combining QTL- and expression-analysis: identification of functional positional candidate genes for meat quality and carcass traits. Arch Tierzucht 48 (Sp. Iss.): 23-31
Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2005):
Simultaneous detection of SNPs in four porcine genes using hybridisation probes and the Light Cycler 2.0 instrument. Biochemica 2: 7-9