Dr. rer. nat. Henry Reyer

+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

  • Diversity and inheritance of complex traits related to performance, immunity and behaviour
  • Genetic variation with regard to the utilisation of micro- and macronutrients in farmed animals

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
  • 2009-2014: Ph.D. Student, University of Rostock/Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
  • 2009: Diploma (Biology), University of Rostock
  • 2003-2009: Studies in biology, University of Rostock

Publications

Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Keiler, J.; Ball, E.; Mulvenna, C.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Comfrey (Symphytum spp.) as an alternative field crop contributing to closed agricultural cycles in chicken feeding. Sci Total Environ 742: 140490, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140490
Wittenburg, D.; Bonk, S. M.; Doschoris, M.; Reyer, H. (2020):
Design of experiments for fine-mapping quantitative trait loci in livestock populations . BMC Genet 21: 66,1-14
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12863-020-00871-1
Wubuli, A.; Gerlinger, Ch.; Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Murani, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wolf, P.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Reduced phosphorus intake throughout gestation and lactation of sows is mitigated by transcriptional adaptations in kidney and intestine. BMC Genomics 21: 626, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-07049-0
Sommerfeld, V.; Omotoso, A. O.; Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Camarinha-Silva, A.; Hasselmann, M.; Huber, K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Seifert, J.; Stefanski, V.; Wimmers, K.; Rodehutscord, M. (2020):
Phytate degradation, transcellular mineral transporters, and and mineral utilization by two strains of laying hens as affected by dietary phosphorus and calcium. Animals 10 (10): 1736, 1-21
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10101736
Siengdee, P.; Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Viergutz, T.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2020):
Morphological and molecular features of porcine mesenchymal stem cells derived From Different Types of Synovial Membrane, and Genetic Background of Cell Donors. Front Cell Dev Biol 8: 1547, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2020.601212
Ponsuksili, S.; Reyer, H.; Hadlich, F.; Weber, F. M.; Trakooljul, N.; Oster, M.; Siengdee, P.; Muráni, E.; Rodehutscord, M.; Camarinha-Silva, A.; Bennewitz, J.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Identification of the key molecular drivers of phosphorus utilization based on host miRNA-mRNA and gut microbiome interactions. Int J Mol Sci 21: 2818, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21082818
Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; McCormack, U. M.; Muráni, E.; Gardiner, G. E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Lawlor, P. G.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Host-microbiota interactions in ileum and caecum of pigs divergent in feed efficiency contribute to nutrient utilization. Microorganisms 8: 563, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8040563
Abousoliman, I.; Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Muráni, E.; Mourad, M.; Abdel-Salam Rashed, M.; Mohamed, I.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Analysis of candidate genes for growth and milk performance traits in the Egyptian Barki sheep. Animals 10: 197, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10020197
Zinovieva, N. A.; Dotsev, A. V.; Sermyagin, A. A.; Deniskova, T.E.; Abdelmanova, A. S.; Kharzinova, V. R.; Sölkner, J.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G. (2020):
Selection signatures in two oldest Russian native cattle breeds revealed using high-density single nucleotide polymorphism analysis. Plos One 15: e0242200, 1-30
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0242200
Kharzinova, V. R.; Dotsev, A. V.; Solovieva, A. D.; Sergeeva, O.; Bryzgalov, G.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2020):
Insight into the Current Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Domestic Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in Russia. Animals 10 (8): 1309, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10081309
Horodyska, J.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Trakooljul, N.; Lawlor, P. G.; Hamill, R. (2019):
Transcriptome analysis of adipose tissue from pigs divergent in feed efficiency reveals alteration in gene networks related to adipose growth, lipid metabolism, extracellular matrix and immune response. Mol Genet genomics 294: 395-408
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-018-1515-5
Mebratie, W.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Bovenhuis, H.; Jensen, J. (2019):
Genome wide association study of body weight and feed efficiency traits in a commercial broiler chicken population, a re-visitation. Sci Rep-UK 9: 922, 1-10
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37216-z
Horodyska, J.; Hamill, R.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Lawlor, P. G.; McCormack, U. M.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
RNA-seq of liver from pigs divergent in feed efficiency highlights shifts in macronutrient metabolism, hepatic growth and immune response. Front Genet 10: 117, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00117
Gerlinger, Ch.; Oster, M.; Borgelt, L.; Reyer, H.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Polley, C.; Vollmar, B.; Reichel, M.; Wolf, P; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Physiological and transcriptional responses in weaned piglets fed diets with varying phosphorus and calcium levels. Nutrients 11 (2): 436, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11020436
Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Wittenburg, D.; Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Genetic contribution to variation in blood calcium, phosphorus, and alkaline phosphatase activity in pigs. Front Genet 10: 590, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00590
McCormack, U. M.; Curiao, T.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Wilkinson, T.; Reyer, H.; Crispie, F.; Cotter, P. D.; Creevey, C. J.; Gardiner, G. E.; Lawlor, P. G. (2019):
Improvement of feed efficiency in pigs through microbial modulation via fecal microbiota transplantation in sows and dietary supplementation of inulin in offspring. Appl Environ Microb 85 (22): e01255, 1-19
https://doi.org/10.1128/aem.01255-19
McCormack, U. M.; Curiao, T.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Magowan, E.; Berry, D. P.; Reyer, H.; Prieto, M.; Buzoianu, S.; Harrison, M.; Rebeiz, N.; Crispie, F.; Cotter, P. D.; O´Sullivan, O.; Gardiner, G. E.; Lawlor, P. G. (2019):
Porcine feed efficiency-associated intestinal microbiota and physiological traits: finding consistent cross-locational biomarkers for residual feed intake. MSYSTEMS 4 (4): e00324-18
https://doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00324-18
Yurchenko, A.; Deniskova, T.E.; Yudin, N.; Dotsev, A. V.; Khamiruev, T.; Selionova, M. I.; Egorov, S.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A.; Larkin, D. M. (2019):
High-density genotyping reveals signatures of selection related to acclimation and economically important traits in 15 local sheep breeds from Russia. BMC Genomics 20: 294, 1-19
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5537-0
Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Gerlinger, Ch.; Wubuli, A.; Vollmar, B.; Wolf, P.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Effekte einer differentiellen Phosphorversorgung bei Monogastriden. In: 15. Tagung Schweine- und Geflügelernährung, 19.-21.November 2019, Lutherstadt Wittenberg : Tagungsband (A. Zeyner und H. Kluth, Hrsg.) Institut für Agrar- und Ernährungswissenschaften, Halle (978-3-96670-009-2): 88-95
Wubuli, A.; Reyer, H.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wolf, P.; Oster, M.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Tissue-wide gene expression analysis of sodium/phosphate co-transporters in pigs. Int J Mol Sci 20 (22): 5576, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20225576