PD Dr. sc. agr. Siriluck Wimmers

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Head of Working group Integrative Genomics
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Molecular genetics and expression of traits related to meat quality and other productive traits in livestock
  • miRNA regulatory network involved in energy metabolism and meat quality in muscle cells
  • Trait-associated variation at the molecular levels of the genotype-phenotype map

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2014: Head of unit Functional Genome Analysis, Institute of Genome Biology, FBN
  • 2004-2013: Senior Scientist, Functional Genome Analysis, FBN
  • 2003: Habilitation, venia legendi Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Bonn
  • 1997-2003: Scientist at the Faculty of Agriculture, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-University Bonn
  • 1997: Assisted Professor of Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • 1990-1995: DAAD-Scholarship, Doctoral student at the Institute of Animal production, TU Berlin
  • 1987-1997: Lecturer of Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Teaching

Lectures and seminars at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn

Publications

Sommerfeld, V.; Huber, K.; Bennewitz, J.; Camarinha-Silva, A.; Hasselmann, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K.; Rodehutscord, M. (2020):
Phytate degradation, myo-inositol release, and utilization of phosphorus and calcium by two strains of laying hens in five production periods. Poultry Sci 99 (12): 6797-6808
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2020.08.064
Kriangwanich, W.; Nganvongpanit, K.; Buddhachat, K.; Siengdee, P.; Chomdej, S.; Ponsuksili, S.; Thitaram, C. (2020):
Genetic variations and dog breed identification using inter-simple sequence repeat markers coupled with high resolution melting analysis. PeerJ 8: e10215, 1-25
https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10215
Ponsuksili, S.; Reyer, H.; Hadlich, F.; Weber, F. M.; Trakooljul, N.; Oster, M.; Siengdee, P.; Muráni, E.; Rodehutscord, M.; Camarinha-Silva, A.; Bennewitz, J.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Identification of the key molecular drivers of phosphorus utilization based on host miRNA-mRNA and gut microbiome interactions. Int J Mol Sci 21: 2818, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21082818
Siengdee, P.; Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Viergutz, T.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2020):
Morphological and molecular features of porcine mesenchymal stem cells derived From Different Types of Synovial Membrane, and Genetic Background of Cell Donors. Front Cell Dev Biol 8: 1547, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2020.601212
Sommerfeld, V.; Omotoso, A. O.; Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Camarinha-Silva, A.; Hasselmann, M.; Huber, K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Seifert, J.; Stefanski, V.; Wimmers, K.; Rodehutscord, M. (2020):
Phytate degradation, transcellular mineral transporters, and and mineral utilization by two strains of laying hens as affected by dietary phosphorus and calcium. Animals 10 (10): 1736, 1-21
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10101736
Wubuli, A.; Gerlinger, Ch.; Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Murani, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wolf, P.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Reduced phosphorus intake throughout gestation and lactation of sows is mitigated by transcriptional adaptations in kidney and intestine. BMC Genomics 21: 626, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-07049-0
Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Keiler, J.; Ball, E.; Mulvenna, C.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Comfrey (Symphytum spp.) as an alternative field crop contributing to closed agricultural cycles in chicken feeding. Sci Total Environ 742: 140490, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140490
Mir, B. A.; Reyer, H.; Komolka, K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kühn, C.; Maak, S. (2020):
Differentially expressed miRNA-gene targets related to intramuscular fat in Musculus longissimus dorsi of Charolais x Holstein F2-crossbred bulls. Genes-Basel 11 (6): 700, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11060700
Oster, M.; Reyer, H.; Trakooljul, N.; Weber, F. M.; Xi, L.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Rodehutscord, M.; Bennewitz, J.; Wimmers, K. (2020):
Ileal transcriptome profiles of Japanese quail divergent in phosphorus utilization. Int J Mol Sci 21: 2762, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21082762
Metzger, K.; Tuchscherer, A.; Palin, M. F.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kalbe, C. (2020):
Establishment and validation of cell pools using primary muscle cells derived from satellite cells of pig skeletal muscle. IN VITRO CELL DEV-AN 56: 193-199
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11626-019-00428-2
Wubuli, A.; Reyer, H.; Muráni, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wolf, P.; Oster, M.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Tissue-wide gene expression analysis of sodium/phosphate co-transporters in pigs. Int J Mol Sci 20 (22): 5576, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms20225576
Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Wittenburg, D.; Murani, E.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Genetic contribution to variation in blood calcium, phosphorus, and alkaline phosphatase activity in pigs. Front Genet 10: 590, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00590
Ponsuksili, S.; Trakooljul, N.; Hadlich, F.; Methling, K.; Lalk, M.; Murani, E.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Genetic regulation of liver metabolites and transcripts linking to biochemical-llinical parameters. Front Genet 10: 348, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00348
Ponsuksili, S.; Trakooljul, N.; Sajjanar, B.; Hadlich, F.; Murani, E.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Epigenome-wide skeletal muscle DNA methylation profiles at the background of distinct metabolic types and ryanodine receptor variation in pigs. BMC Genomics 20: 492, 1-16
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5880-1
Gley, K.; Murani, E.; Haack, F.; Trakooljul, N.; Zebunke, M.; Puppe, B.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2019):
Haplotypes of coping behavior associated QTL regions reveal distinct transcript profiles in amygdala and hippocampus. Behav Brain Res 372: 112038, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.112038
Sajjanar, B.; Trakooljul, N.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2019):
DNA methylation analysis of porcine mammary epithelial cells reveals differentially methylated loci associated with immune response against Escherichia coli challenge. BMC Genomics 20: 623, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5976-7
Sajjanar, B.; Siengdee, P.; Trakooljul, N.; Liu, X; Kalbe, C.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2019):
Cross-talk between energy metabolism and epigenetics during temperature stress response in C2C12 myoblasts. Int J Hyperther 36 (1): 776-784
https://doi.org/10.1080/02656736.2019.1639834
Haack, F.; Trakooljul, N.; Gley, K.; Murani, E.; Hadlich, F.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2019):
Deep sequencing of small non-coding RNA highlights brain-specific expression patterns and RNA cleavage. RNA Biol 16 (12): 1764-1774
https://doi.org/10.1080/15476286.2019.1657743
Gley, K.; Muráni, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Zebunke, M.; Puppe, B.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2019):
Transcriptome profiles of hypothalamus and adrenal gland linked to haplotype related to coping behavior in pigs. Sci Rep-UK 9: 13038, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49521-2
Muráni, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Hadlich, F.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2019):
Transcriptome responses to dexamethasone depending on dose and glucocorticoid receptor sensitivity in the liver. Front Genet 10: 559, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2019.00559