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

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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00071668.2017.1324944
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13353-017-0392-7
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00438-017-1325-1
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173482
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18081674
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.7b01925
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08961-4
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
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2017.09.012
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12863-017-0553-z
Deniskova, T.; Dotsev, A. V.; Bagirov, V.A.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2017):
Biodiversity assessment in interspecies hybrids of the genus ovis using STR and SNP markers. Agricultural Biology 52 (2): 251-260
https://dx.doi.org/10.15389/agrobiology.2017.2.251eng
Kharzinova, V. R.; Dotsev, A. V.; Solovieva, A. D.; Fedorov, V.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Brem, G.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2017):
Population-genetic characteristics of domestic reindeer of Yakutia based on whole-genome SNP analysis. Agricultural Biology 52 (4): 669-678
https://dx.doi.org/10.15389/agrobiology.2017.4.669eng
Medvedev, D.G.; Dotsev, A. V.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Deniskova, T.E.; Reyer, H.; Wimmers, K.; Brem, G.; Bagirov, V.A.; Zinovieva, N. A. (2017):
Genetic characteristics of Kodar snow sheep using SNP markers. Contemp Probl Ecol+ 10 (6): 591-598
https://dx.doi.org/10.1134/S1995425517060099
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159212
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0164628
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.15414/afz.2016.19.03.103-105
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
https://dx.doi.org/10.15414/afz.2016.19.03.93-95
Zinovieva, N. A.; Dotsev, A. V.; Sermyagin, A. A.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Sölkner, J.; Deniskova, T.E.; Brem, G. (2016):
[Study of genetic diversity and population structure of five Russian cattle breeds using whole-genome SNP analysis - russ.]. Selskokhoziaĭstvennaia Biol 51 (6): 788-800
https://dx.doi.org/10.15389/agrobiology.2016.6.788rus
Reyer, H.; Oster, M. (2016):
Zukunftsfähige Nutztierhaltung : wieso verwerten bestimmte Tiere ihr Futter effizienter als ihr Geschwister?. Leibniz Nordost 23: 10-11
Dotsev, A. V.; Deniskova, T.E.; Okhlopkov, I. M.; Brem, G.; Wimmers, K.; Reyer, H.; Zinoviewa, N. (2016):
Внутривидовая дифференциация снежного барана с использованием полногеномного SNP анализа [Intraspecies differentiation of the snow sheep using whole-genome SNP analysis. - russ]. In: Снежный баран Якутии: генетическое разнообразие и пути сохранения генофонда [The snow sheep of Yakutia: genetic diversity and the ways of preservation of the gene pool. - russ.] (Bagirov V.A., Okhlopkov I.M., Zinov'eva N.A., Hrsg.) Izdatel'stvo VIZH im. L.K. Ernsta, Dubrovicy (978-5-902483-39-7): 171-185
Reyer, H.; Hawken, R.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2015):
The genetics of feed conversion efficiency traits in a commercial broiler line. Sci Rep-UK 5: 16387, 1-11
https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep16387