Dr. rer. nat. Henry Reyer

+49 38208 68-702
Leibniz 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

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
Kharzinova, V.; Dotsev, A. V.; Deniskova, T.E.; Fedorov, V.; Layshev, K.; Romanenko, T.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. (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
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
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
Graczyk, M.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Szwaczkowski, T. (2017):
Detection of the important chromosomal regions determining production traits in meat-type chicken using entropy analysis. Brit Poultry Sci 58 (4): 358-365
Sell-Kubiak, E.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Szwaczkowski, T. (2017):
Genetic aspects of feed efficiency and reduction of environmental footprint in broilers: a review. J Appl Genet 58 (4): 487-498
Reyer, H.; Shirali, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Muràni, E.; Varley, P. F.; Jensen, J.; Wimmers, K. (2017):
Exploring the genetics of feed efficiency and feeding behaviour traits in a pig line highly selected for performance characteristics. Mol Genet genomics 292 (5): 1001-1011
Horodyska, J.; Hamill, R.; Varley, P. F.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K. (2017):
Genome-wide association analysis and functional annotation of positional candidate genes for feed conversion efficiency and growth rate in pigs. Plos One 12 (6): e0173482
Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Magowan, E.; Dannenberger, D.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2017):
Strategies towards improved feed efficiency in pigs comprise molecular shifts in hepatic lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Int J Mol Sci 18 (8): 1674, 1-15
Reyer, H.; Zentek, J.; Männer, K.; Youssef, I. M. I.; Aumiller, T.; Weghuber, J.; Wimmers, K.; Mueller, A. S. (2017):
Possible molecular mechanisms by which an essential oil blend from star anise, rosemary, thyme, and oregano and saponins increase the performance and ileal protein digestibility of growing broilers. J Agr Food Chem 65 (32): 6821-6830
Reyer, H.; Varley, P. F.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2017):
Genetics of body fat mass and related traits in a pig population selected for leanness. Sci Rep-UK 7: 9118, 1-9
Borowska, A.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Varley, P. F.; Szwaczkowski, T. (2017):
Detection of pig genome regions determining production traits using an information theory approach. LIVEST SCI 205: 31-35
Rahmatalla, S. A.; Arends, D.; Reissmann, M.; Ahmed, A. S.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brockmann, G. A. (2017):
Whole genome population genetics analysis of Sudanese goats identifies regions harboring genes associated with major traits. BMC Genet 18 (1): 92, 1-10
Deniskova, T.; Dotsev, A. V.; Bagirov, V.A.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. (2017):
Biodiversity assessment in interspecies hybrids of the genus ovis using STR and SNP markers. Agricultural Biology 52 (2): 251-260
Kharzinova, V.; Dotsev, A. V.; Solovieva, A. D.; Fedorov, V.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. (2017):
Population-genetic characteristics of domestic reindeer of Yakutia based on whole-genome SNP analysis. Agricultural Biology 52 (4): 669-678
Medvedev, D.G.; Dotsev, A.V.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Deniskova, T.E.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G.; Bagirov, V.A.; Zinovieva, N. (2017):
Genetic characteristics of Kodar snow sheep using SNP markers. Contemp Probl Ecol+ 10 (6): 591-598
Ponsuksili, S.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Single- and Bayesian multi-marker genome-wide association for haematological parameters in pigs. Plos One 11 (7): e0159212, 1-14
Reyer, H.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kanitz, E.; Pöhland, R.; Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E. (2016):
A natural mutation in helix 5 of the ligand binding domain of glucocorticoid receptor enhances receptor-ligand interaction. Plos One 11 (10): e0164628, 1-15
Borowska, A.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Varley, P. F.; Szwaczkowski, T. (2016):
Detection of SNP effects on feed conversion ratio in pigs based on entropy approach. Acta fytotechn zootechn 19 (3): 103-105
Graczyk, M.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Hawken, R.; Szwaczkowski, T. (2016):
The search for SNPs and genes associated with the feed conversion ratio using entropy analysis. Acta fytotechn zootechn 19 (3): 93-95