Dr. rer. nat. Henry Reyer

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Working group Physiological Genomics
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mir, B. A.; Reyer, H.; Komolka, K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kühn, C.; Maak, S. (2020):
Differentially expressed miRNA-gene targets related to intramuscular fat in Musculus longissimus dorsi of Charolais x Holstein F2-crossbred bulls. Genes-Basel 11 (6): 700, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11060700
Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Weber, F. M.; Xi, L.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Rodehutscord, M.; Bennewitz, J.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Ileal transcriptome profiles of Japanese quail divergent in phosphorus utilization. Int J Mol Sci 21: 2762, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21082762
Deniskova, T.E.; Dotsev, A. V.; Petrov, S. N.; Fornara, M. S.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Bagirov, V.A.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2019):
Genomic assessment and phenotypic characteristics of F2 resource sheep population [russ.]. Agric Sci Euro-North-East 20 (5): 498-507
https://doi.org/10.30766/2072-9081.2019.20.5.498-507
Mészáros, G.; Fornara, M. S.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Sölkner, J.; Brem, G.; Sermyagin, A. A.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2019):
Elevated haplotypes frequencies reveal similarities for selection signatures in Western and Russian Simmental populations. Journal of Central European Agriculture 20 (1): 1-11
https://doi.org//10.5513/jcea01/20.1.2412
Deniskova, T.E.; Dotsev, A. V.; Lushihina, E.; Shakhin, A.; Kunz, E.; Medugorac, I.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Khayatzadeh, N.; Sölkner, J.; Sermyagin, A. A.; Zhunushev, A.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2019):
Population structure and genetic diversity of sheep breeds in the Kyrgyzstan. Front Genet 10: 1311, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.01311
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
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
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
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
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
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
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