PD Dr. med. vet. Harald Michael Hammon

+49 38208 68-693
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Nutritional Physiology "Oskar Kellner"
Endocrine Metabolic Regulation Unit
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Metabolic and endocrine regulation of growth, development and energy metabolism in cattle
  • Dairy nutrition (calf, cow)

Curriculum Vitae

  • 04/2004-present:
    Senior Scientist and deputy head at the Institute of Nutritional Physiology (“Oskar-Kellner)”, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany; Head of the Endocrine Metabolic Regulation Unit
  • 04/1998-03/2004: Scientist at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 12/2003: Habilitation in Animal Physiology at the University of Bern, Venia docendi for Animal Physiology
  • 09/2001-05/2002: Residence at the Department of Animal Science, Purdue University, IN, US
  • 01/1994-03/1998: Post Doc at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 02/1993-12/1993: Veterinary practice (large animals), Feuchtwangen, Germany
  • 04/1991-12/1992: Doctoral Thesis at the Division of Nutrition Pathology, Institute of Animal Breeding, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • 09.01.1991: Approbation as veterinary doctor
  • 1985-1990: Study of veterinary medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich

Teaching

Physiology and anatomy in farm animals and metabolic performance at the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AUF), University of Rostock

Publications

Revskij, D.; Haubold, S. S.; Plinski, C.; Viergutz, T.; Tuchscherer, A.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Albrecht, E.; Günther, J.; Tröscher, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Schuberth, H.-J.; Mielenz, M. (2022):
Cellular detection of the chemokine receptor CXCR4 in bovine mammary glands and its distribution and regulation on bovine leukocytes. J Dairy Sci 105 (1): 866-876
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-20799
Nolte, W.; Weikard, R.; Albrecht, E.; Hammon, H. M.; Kühn, Ch. (2022):
Metabogenomic analysis to functionally annotate the regulatory role of long non-coding RNAs in the liver of cows with different nutrient partitioning phenotype. Genomics 114 (1): 202-214
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2021.12.004
Liermann, W.; Wissing, K.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Dannenberger, D.; Tröscher, A.; Hammon, H. M. (2022):
Maternal Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supply in Combination With or Without Essential Fatty Acids During Late Pregnancy and Early Lactation: Investigations on Physico-Chemical Characteristics of the Jejunal Content and Jejunal Microbiota in Neonatal Calves. Front Vet Sci 9: 839860, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2022.839860
Riosa, R.; Ghaffari, M. H.; Hammon, H. M.; Süß, R.; Hoelker, M; Drillich, M.; Parys, C.; Guyader, J.; Sauerwein, H.; Iwersen, M. (2022):
Identification and characterization of dairy cows with different backfat thickness antepartum in relation to BFT loss post partum: A cluster analytic approach. J Dairy Sci 105 (7): 6327-6338
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-21434
Veshkini, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Lazzari, B.; Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Tröscher, A.; Vendramin, V.; Sadri, H.; Sauerwein, H.; Ceciliani, F. (2022):
Investigating circulating miRNA in transition dairy cows: What miRNAomics tells about metabolic adaptation. Front Genet 13: 946211, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.946211
Veshkini, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Vogel, L.; Viala, D.; Delosière, M.; Tröscher, A.; Déjean, S; Ceciliani, F.; Sauerwein, H.; Bonnet, M. (2022):
Plasma proteomics reveals crosstalk between lipid metabolism and immunity in dairy cows receiving essential fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid. Sci Rep-UK 12: 5648, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-09437-w
Becker, D.; Heimes, A.; Hadlich, F.; Hammon, H. M.; Meyerholz, M. M.; Petzl, W.; Zerbe, H.; Schuberth, H.-J.; Hoedemaker, M.; Schmicke, M.; Engelmann, S.; Kühn, Ch. (2022):
Allele-biased expression of the bovine APOB gene associated with the Cholesterol Deficiency defect suggests cis-regulatory enhancer effects of the LTR retrotransposon insertion. Sci Rep-UK 12: 13469, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17798-5
Ghaffari, M. H.; Monneret, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Post, W.; Müller, U.; Frieten, D.; Gerbert, C.; Dusel, G.; Koch, C. (2022):
Deep convolutional neural networks for the detection of diarrhea and respiratory disease in pre-weaned dairy calves using data from automated milk feeders. J Dairy Sci 105 (12): 9882-9895
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-21547
Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Görs, S.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kanitz, E.; Hoeflich, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Tröscher, A.; Gross, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Starke, S.; Bachmann, L.; Hammon, H. M. (2021):
Glucose metabolism and the somatotropic axis in dairy cows after abomasal infusion of essential fatty acids together with conjugated linoleic acid during late gestation and early lactation. J Dairy Sci 104: 3646-3664
https://doi.org//10.3168/jds.2020-19321
Daddam, J.; Hammon, H. M.; Tröscher, A.; Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Kra, G.; Levin, Y.; Sauerwein, H.; Zachut, M. (2021):
Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Subcutaneous and Omental Adipose Tissue Reveals Increased Lipid Turnover in Dairy Cows Supplemented with Conjugated Linoleic Acid. Int J Mol Sci 22: 3227, 1-25
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22063227
Ghaffari, M. H.; Sadri, H.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Hammon, H. M.; Sauerwein, H. (2021):
Effects of colostrum feeding on the mRNA abundance of genes related to toll-like receptors, key antimicrobial defense molecules, and tight junctions in the small intestine of neonatal dairy calves. J Dairy Sci 104 (9): 10363-10373
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-20386
Kennedy, K. M.; Becker, F.; Hammon, H. M.; Kuhla, B. (2021):
Differences in net fat oxidation, heat production and liver mitochondrial DNA copy number between high and low feed efficient dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 104 (8): 9287-9303
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-20031
Koch, F.; Derno, M.; Langhammer, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Mielenz, M.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2021):
A high-protein diet containing inulin/oligofructose supports body weight gain associated with lower energy expenditure and carbohydrate oxidation, and alters faecal microbiota in C57BL/6 mice. J NUTR SCI 10: e50, 1-10
https://doi.org/10.1017/jns.2021.42
Sadri, H.; Ghaffari, M. H.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Görs, S.; Hammon, H. M.; Sauerwein, H. (2021):
Expression of specific signaling components related to muscle protein turnover and of branched-chain amino acid catabolic enzymes in muscle and adipose tissue of preterm and term calves. J Dairy Sci 104 (10): 11291-11305
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2021-20527
Uken, K. L.; Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Görs, S.; Schäff, C. T.; Tuchscherer, A.; Hoeflich, A.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kanitz, E.; Tröscher, A.; Sauerwein, H.; Zitnan, R.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J.; Liermann, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2021):
Effect of maternal supplementation with essential fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid on metabolic and endocrine development of neonatal calves. J Dairy Sci 104 (6): 7295-7314
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-20039
Veshkini, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Vogel, L.; Delosière, M.; Viala, D.; Déjean, S; Tröscher, A.; Ceciliani, F.; Sauerwein, H.; Bonnet, M. (2021):
Liver proteome profiling in dairy cows during the transition from gestation to lactation: Effects of supplementation with essential fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acids as explored by PLS-DA. J Proteomics 252: 104436, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2021.104436
Liermann, W.; Uken, K. L.; Schäff, C. T.; Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Trevisi, E.; Stefaniak, T.; Sauerwein, H.; Tröscher, A.; Hammon, H. M. (2021):
Effects of a Maternal Essential Fatty Acid and Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supplementation during Late Pregnancy and Early Lactation on Hematologic and Immunological Traits and the Oxidative and Anti-Oxidative Status in Blood Plasma of Neonatal Calves. Animals-Basel 11 (8): 2168, 1-23
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082168
Veshkini, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Sauerwein, H.; Tröscher, A.; Viala, D.; Delosière, M.; Ceciliani, F.; Déjean, S; Bonnet, M. (2021):
Longitudinal liver proteome profiling in dairy cows during the transition from gestation to lactation: Investigating metabolic adaptations and their interactions with fatty acids supplementation via repeated measurements ANOVA-simultaneous component analysis. J Proteomics 252: 104435, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2021.104435
Hammon, H. M.; Liermann, W.; Frieten, D.; Koch, C. (2020):
Review - Importance of colostrum supply and milk feeding intensity on gastrointestinal and systemic development in calves. Animal 14 (S1): s133-s143
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731119003148
Haubold, S. S.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Starke, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Tröscher, A.; Kienberger, H.; Rychlik, M.; Bernabucci, U.; Trevesi, E.; Hammon, H. M. (2020):
Effects of abomasal infusion of essential fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid on performance and fatty acid, antioxidative, and inflammatory status in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 103 (1): 972-991
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-17135