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


Muràni, E.; Reyer, H.; Görres, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Kanitz, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2014):
From phenotype to QTN and back: Identification and characterization of a genetic variant of the porcine glucocorticoid receptor with a major effect on HPA axis activity. In: Proceedings / 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings) (https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings/species-breeding-swine): 371
Reyer, H.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K.; Muràni, E. (2013):
Transcript variants of the porcine glucocorticoid receptor gene (NR3C1). Gen Comp Endocr 189: 127-133
Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Reyer, H.; Wittenburg, D.; Wimmers, K. (2013):
Expression variation of the porcine ADRB2 has a complex genetic background. Mol Genet genomics 288 (11): 615-625
Muràni, E.; Reyer, H.; Ponsuksili, S.; Fritschka, S.; Wimmers, K. (2012):
A substitution in the ligand binding domain of the porcine glucocorticoid receptor affects activity of the adrenal gland. Plos One 7 (9): 1-10
Reyer, H.; Muràni, E. (2012):
Ein Stück im genetischen Puzzle. Leibniz Nordost 15: 6-7