PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Jens Vanselow

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Head of Competence area Reproduction and Development
Head of Working group Cell Physiology & reproduction
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Reproductive Biology
  • Folliculogenesis, Luteinization
  • Gene Regulation
  • Epigenetics

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2013-present: Head of the Institute of Reproductive Biology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2002: Habilitation and Lecturer at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Rostock
  • 1992-2012: Head of the Gene Regulation Group at the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Research Unit Molecular Biology
  • 1990-1992: Postdoctoral Grant, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
  • 1990-1992: Harvard Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute for Developmental Biology, Boston, USA
  • 1988-1990: Member of the DFG Graduate College "Neurobiology", Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
  • 1990: Graduation (Dr. rer. nat.) at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen and Max-Planck-Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany
  • 1987: Diploma Biology at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
  • 1983: Prediploma Biology at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Teaching

  • 2013-present: "Population Genetics, Molecular Animal Breeding and Reproductive Technology" (MSc), Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany
  • 2014-present: "Breeding Programs and Reproduction Management" (B.Sc.), Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany
  • 2011-present: "Molecular Animal Breeding" (MSc), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany
  • 1997-2010: "Molecular Mechanisms of Development and Differentiation" (Dipl-Biol), Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany

Publications

Vanselow, J.; Zsolnai, A.; Fésüs, L.; Fürbaß, R.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Placenta-specific transcripts of the aromatase encoding gene include different untranslated first exons in sheep and cattle. Eur J Biochem 265 (1): 318-324
https://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1432-1327.1999.00734.x
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Vanselow, J.; Zsolnai, A.; Fürbaß, R.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Assignment of the bovine aromatase encoding gene CYP19 to 10q26 in goat and 7q24 -> q31 in sheep. Cytogenet Cell Genet 85 (3-4): 258-259
https://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000015307
Vanselow, J.; Kühn, C.; Fürbaß, R.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Three PCR-RFLPs identified in the promoter region 1.1 of the bovine aromatase gene (CYP19). Anim Genet 30 (3): 232-233
https://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2052.1999.00404-11.x
Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Fürbaß, R.; Vanselow, J.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Fiber-FISH as a tool for resolving genomic structures as demonstrated with the bovine CYP19 locus. Allattenyesz Takarmanyozas : Hungarian J Anim Pro 48 (1): 24-28
Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Fürbaß, R.; Vanselow, J.; Schwerin, M. (1998):
Genomic organisation of the bovine aromatase encoding gene and homologous pseudogene as revealed by DNA fiber FISH. Cytogenet Cell Genet 82 (1-2): 37-40
https://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000015060
Fürbaß, R.; Kalbe, C.; Vanselow, J. (1997):
Tissue-Specific Expression of the Bovine Aromatase-Encoding Gene Uses Multiple Transcriptional Start Sites and Alternative First Exons 1. Endocrinology 138 (7): 2813-2819
https://dx.doi.org/10.1210/endo.138.7.5257
Fürbaß, R.; Vanselow, J. (1995):
An aromatase pseudogene is transcribed in the bovine placenta. Gene 154 (2): 287-292
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-1119(94)00754-G
Vanselow, J.; Fürbaß, R. (1995):
Novel aromatase transcripts from bovine placenta contain repeated sequence motifs. Gene 154 (2): 281-286
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-1119(94)00753-F
Schwerin, M.; Brockmann, G.; Vanselow, J.; Seyfert, H.-M. (1995):
Perspectives of molecular genome analysis in Livestock improvement. Arch Tierzucht 38 (1): 21-31
Vanselow, J.; Grabczyk, E.; Jiang, P.; Baetscher, M.; Teng, S.; Fishman, M.c. (1994):
GAP-43 transgenic mice: dispersed genomic sequences confer a GAP-43- like expression pattern during development and regeneration. J Neurosci 14 (2): 499-510
Goldammer, T.; Guèrin, G.; Brunner, R. M.; Vanselow, J.; Fürbaß, R.; Schwerin, M. (1994):
Chromosomal mapping of the bovine aromatase gene (CYP19) and an aromatase pseudogene to Chromosome 10 and syntenic group U5. Mamm Genome 5 (12): 822-823
https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF00292025
Thanos, S.; Vanselow, J. (1992):
Ganglion cells in the juvenile chick retina and their ability to regenerate axons in vitro. Exp Eye Res 54 (3): 377-391
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0014-4835(92)90050-3