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

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
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.; 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
Horodyska, J.; Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Mullen, A.; Lawlor, P. G.; Wimmers, K.; Hamill, R. (2018):
Analysis of meat quality traits and gene expression profiling of pigs divergent in residual feed intake. Meat Sci 137: 265-274
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2017.11.021
McCormack, U. M.; Curiao, T.; Wilkinson, T.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Reyer, H.; Ryan, T.; Calderon-Diaz, J. A.; Crispie, F.; Cotter, P. D.; Creevey, C. J.; Gardiner, G. E.; Lawlor, P. G. (2018):
Fecal microbiota transplantation in gestating sows and neonatal offspring alters lifetime intestinal microbiota and growth in offspring. mSystems 3 (3): e00134-17, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00134-17
Lamp, O.; Reyer, H.; Otten, W.; Nürnberg, G.; Derno, M.; Wimmers, K.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2018):
Intravenous lipid infusion affects dry matter intake, methane yield, and rumen bacteria structure in late-lactating Holstein cows. J Dairy Sci 101 (7): 6032-6046
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14101
Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Ball, E.; Fornara, D.; McKillen, J.; Sørensen, K. U.; Poulsen, H.; Andersson, K.; Ddiba, D.; Rosemarin, A.; Arata, L.; Sckokai, P.; Magowan, E.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Bridging gaps in the agricultural phosphorus cycle from an animal husbandry perspective - the case of pigs and poultry. Sustainability-Basel 10 (6): 1825, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.3390/su10061825
Oster, M.; Keiler, J.; Schulze, M.; Reyer, H.; Wree, A.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Fast and reliable dissection of porcine parathyroid glands - a protocol for molecular and histological analyses. Ann Anat 219: 76-81
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2018.05.007
Just, F.; Reyer, H.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Oster, M.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Genetic variants of major genes contributing to phosphate and calcium homeostasis and their association with serum parameters in pigs. J Appl Genet 59 (3): 325-333
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13353-018-0449-2
Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Magowan, E.; Muráni, E.; Sauerwein, H.; Dannenberger, D.; Kuhla, B.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Feed-efficient pigs exhibit molecular patterns allowing a timely circulation of hormones and nutrients. Physiol Genomics 50 (9): 726-734
https://doi.org/10.1152/physiolgenomics.00021.2018
Hassan, L.; Arends, D.; Rahmatalla, S. A.; Reissmann, M.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Abukashawa, S.; Brockmann, G. A. (2018):
Genetic diversity of Nubian ibex in comparison to other ibex and domesticated goat species. Eur J Wildlife Res 64: 52, 1-10
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-018-1212-z
Rahmatalla, S. A.; Arends, D.; Reissmann, M.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brockmann, G. A. (2018):
Genome-wide association study of body morphological traits in Sudanese goats. Anim Genet 49 (5): 478-482
https://doi.org/10.1111/age.12686
Sermyagin, A. A.; Dotsev, A. V.; Gladyr, E.; Traspov, A.; Deniskova, T.E.; Kostyunina, O.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Barbato, M.; Paronyan, I.; Plemyashov, K.; Sölkner, J.; Popov, R.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2018):
Whole-genome SNP analysis elucidates the genetic structure of Russian cattle and its relationship with Eurasian taurine breeds. Genet Sel Evol 50: 37, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12711-018-0408-8
Ramayo-Caldas, Y.; Ballester, M.; Sánchez, J.; González-Rodríguez, O.; Revilla, M.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Torrallardona, D.; Quintanilla, R. (2018):
Integrative approach using liver and duodenum RNA-Seq data identifies candidate genes and pathways associated with feed efficiency in pigs. Sci Rep-UK 8: 558, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-19072-5
Dotsev, A. V.; Deniskova, T.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Mészáros, G.; Sölkner, J.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2018):
Genome-wide SNP analysis unveils genetic structure and phylogeographic history of snow sheep (Ovis nivicola) populations inhabiting the Verkhoyansk Mountains and Momsky Ridge (northeastern Siberia). Ecol Evol 8 (16): 8000-8010
https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4350
Deniskova, T.E.; Dotsev, A. V.; Selionova, M. I.; Kunz, E.; Medugorac, I.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Barbato, M.; Traspov, A.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2018):
Population structure and genetic diversity of 25 Russian sheep breeds based on whole-genome genotyping. Genet Sel Evol 50: 29, 1-16
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12711-018-0399-5
Horodyska, J.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Mullen, A.; Lawlor, P. G.; Hamill, R. (2018):
RNA-seq of muscle from pigs divergent in feed efficiency and product quality identifies differences in immune response, growth, and macronutrient and connective tissue metabolism. BMC Genomics 19: 791, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5175-y
Kharzinova, V. R.; Dotsev, A. V.; Deniskova, T.E.; Fedorov, V.; Layshev, K.; Romanenko, T.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2018):
Genetic diversity and population structure of domestic and wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus L. 1758): A novel approach using BovineHD BeadChip. Plos One 13 (11): e0207944
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0207944
Reyer, H.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.U.; Trakooljul, N.; Oster, M.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Hadlich, F.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Transcriptional shifts account for divergent resource allocation in feed efficient broiler chickens. Sci Rep-UK 8: 12903, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-31072-7
Oster, M.; Trakooljul, N.; Reyer, H.; Zeyner, A.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2017):
Sex-specific muscular maturation responses following prenatal exposure to methylation-related micronutrients in pigs. Nutrients 9 (1): 74-86
https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu9010074