Dr. agr. Ralf Pfuhl

+49 38208 68-852
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
Head Meat Research Services
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Amino acid metabolism in pigs
  • Food hygiene and food law
  • Meat quality

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2007-present: Head of the Meat Research Services, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
  • 2005-2007: Postdoc Research Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
  • 2004-2005: Sales manager for animal nutrition at Hermann-Otte Ltd.,Celle, Germany
  • 2002-2003: Senior Sales Manager at the Bike and Outdoor Company, Göttingen, Germany
  • 2001: Senior Fellow at ILWI (institute for food science and information) in Bonn, Germany
  • 1998-2001: Postdoc Research Fellow at the University of Göttingen, Centre of Biochemistry and molecular biology, Section developmental biochemistry

Professional Activities

  • Member of the PR-division at  the FBN
  • CMS & Web content editor

Teaching

  • since 2016: carcass grading, module product quality of animal based food, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of Rostock (B.Sc.)

Publications

Priebke, A.; Schubert, C.; Hackl, W.; Pfuhl, R.; Nürnberg, K. (2009):
Möglichkeiten des Einsatzes von Rapskuchen in der Schweinemast. Mitteilungen der Landesforschungsanstalt für Landw 41: 102-108
Eberlein, A.; Takasuga, A.; Setoguchi, K.; Pfuhl, R.; Flisikowski, K.; Fries, R.; Klopp, N.; Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch. (2009):
Dissection of genetic factors modulating fetal growth in cattle indicates a substantial role of the non-SMC condensin I complex, subunit G (NCAPG) gene. Genetics 183 (3): 951-964
Pfuhl, R.; Bellmann, O.; Kühn, Ch.; Teuscher, F.; Ender, K.; Wegner, J. (2007):
Beef versus dairy cattle: a comparison of feed conversion, carcass composition, and meat quality. Arch Tierzucht 50: 59-70