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

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
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
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.; 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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