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

Tetzlaff, S.; Ponsuksili, S.; Muràni, E.; Schellander, K.; Wimmers, K. (2007):
SNP analysis, genotyping and mapping of the porcine PTHR 1 gene to chromosome 13. Arch Tierzucht 50 (3): 320-321
Ponsuksili, S.; Muràni, E.; Walz, C.; Schwerin, M.; Wimmers, K. (2007):
Pre- and postnatal hepatic gene expression profiles of two pig breeds differing in body composition: insight into pathways of metabolic regulation. Physiol Genomics 29 (3): 267-279
https://dx.doi.org/10.1152/physiolgenomics.00178.2006
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
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
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01509.x
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
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2156-7-15
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2006.01.143
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
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
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbaexp.2005.06.004
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2052.2005.01351.x