Dr. rer. nat. Solvig Görs

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Head of Service group Stable Isotope Tracer & Nutrient Analytics
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Nutritional Physiology
  • Amino acid, carbohydrate and fat metabolism
  • Method development in chromatography and mass spectrometry
  • Stable isotope tracer techniques

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2010-present: Laboratory manager, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Institute of Nutritional Physiology "Oskar Kellner"
  • 2007-2010: Scientific co-worker, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2002: Dr. rer. nat., Subject: Ecology
  • 1997-2006: Scientific co-worker, Institute of Biosciences, University of Rostock
  • 1992-1996: Scientific co-worker, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock
  • 1992: Diploma, University of Rostock
  • 1987-1992: Studies of Chemistry, University of Rostock


Butruille, L; Marousez, L.; Pourpe, C.; Oger, F.; Lecoutre, S.; Catheline, D.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Guinez, C.; Laborie, C.; Deruelle, P.; Eeckhoute, J.; Breton, C.; Legrand, P.; Lesage, J.; Eberlé, D. (2019):
Maternal high-fat diet during suckling programs visceral adiposity and epigenetic regulation of adipose tissue stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 in offspring. Int J Obesity 43 (12): 2381-2393
Junghans, P.; Görs, S.; Langhammer, M.; Metges, C. C. (2018):
Breath water-based doubly labelled water method for the noninvasive determination of CO2 production and energy expenditure in mice. Isot Environ Healt S 54 (6): 561-572
Sadri, H.; Steinhoff-Wagner, J.; Hammon, H. M.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Görs, S.; Sauerwein, H. (2017):
Mammalian target of rapamycin signaling and ubiquitin proteasome–related gene expression in 3 different skeletal muscles of colostrum- versus formula-fed calves. J Dairy Sci 100 (11): 9428-9441
Schäff, C. T.; Pliquett, U.; Tuchscherer, A.; Pfuhl, R.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M.; Kröger-Koch, C. (2017):
Evaluation of electrical broad bandwidth impedance spectroscopy as tool for body composition measurement in cows in comparison with body measurements and the deuterium-oxide dilution method. J Anim Sci 95 (5): 2041-2051
Ponndorf, D.; Ehmke, S.; Walliser, B.; Thoss, K.; Unger, C.; Görs, S.; Das, G.; Metges, C. C.; Broer, I.; Nausch, H. (2017):
Stable production of cyanophycinase in Nicotiana benthamiana and its functionality to hydrolyse cyanophycin in the murine intestine. Plant Biotechnol J 15: 605-613
Weber, F. M.; Schäff, C. T.; Kautzsch, U.; Börner, S.; Erdmann, S.; Görs, S.; Röntgen, M.; Sauerwein, H.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B.; Hammon, H. M. (2016):
Insulin-dependent glucose metabolism in dairy cows with variable fat mobilization around calving. J Dairy Sci 99 (8): 6665-6679
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Acute effects of general anesthesia with propofol, pentobarbital or isoflurane plus propofol on plasma metabolites and hormones in adult pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (12): 5182-5191
Görs, S.; Kuhla, B.; Krattenmacher, N.; Thaller, G.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Analytical refinements of the methane indicator archaeol in bovine feces, rumen fluid and feedstuffs. J Dairy Sci 99 (11): 9313-9318
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Effects of general anesthesia with ketamine in combination with the neuroleptic sedatives xylazine or azaperone on plasma metabolites and hormones in pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (8): 3229-3239
Lieboldt, M.-A.; Frahm, J.; Halle, I.; Görs, S.; Schrader, L.; Weigend, S.; Preisinger, R.; Metges, C. C.; Breves, G.; Dänicke, S. (2016):
Metabolic and clinical response to Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide in layer pullets of different genetic backgrounds supplied with graded dietary L-arginine. Poultry Sci 95 (3): 595-611
Nebendahl, C.; Görs, S.; Albrecht, E.; Krüger, R.; Martens, K.; Giller, K.; Hammon, H. M.; Rimbach, G.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Early postnatal feed restriction reduces liver connective tissue levels and affects H3K9 acetylation state of regulated genes associated with protein metabolism in low birth weight pigs. J Nutr Biochem 29: 41-55
Gruse, J.; Görs, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Otten, W.; Weitzel, J. M.; Metges, C. C.; Wolffram, S.; Hammon, H. M. (2015):
The effects of oral quercetin supplementation on splanchnic glucose metabolism in 1-week-old calves depend on diet after birth. J Nutr 145 (11): 2486-2495
Gruse, J.; Görs, S.; Otten, W.; Weitzel, J. M.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M. (2015):
Effects of oral quercetin supplementation on glucose metabolism in newborn dairy calves fed colostrum or a milk-based formula. Schriftenreihe / Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiol 23: 5-8
Metges, C. C.; Görs, S.; Martens, K.; Krüger, R.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Nebendahl, C.; Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Zeyner, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Pfuhl, R.; Nürnberg, G. (2015):
Body composition and plasma lipid and stress hormone levels during 3 weeks of feed restriction and refeeding in low birth weight female pigs. J Anim Sci 93 (3): 999-1014
Wattez, J. S.; Delmont, A.; Bouvet, M.; Beseme, O.; Görs, S.; Delahaye, F.; Laborie, C.; Lesage, J.; Foligné, B.; Breton, C.; Metges, C. C.; Vieau, D.; Pinet, F. (2015):
Maternal perinatal undernutrition modifies lactose and serotransferrin in milk: relevance to the programming of metabolic diseases?. Am J Physiol-Endoc M 308 (5): E393-E401
Schori, F.; Thanner, S.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Dohme-Meier, F. (2014):
Energy expenditure of two grazing Holstein cow strains. In: EGF at 50: the future of European grasslands : Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation (Grassland Science in Europe , 19) ( , Hrsg.) (978-0-9926930-1-2): 538-540
Thanner, S.; Dohme-Meier, F.; Görs, S.; Metges, C. C.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Schori, F. (2014):
The energy expenditure of 2 Holstein cow strains in an organic grazing system. J Dairy Sci 97 (5): 2789-2799
Dohme-Meier, F.; Kaufmann, L. D.; Görs, S.; Junghans, P.; Metges, C. C.; van Dorland, H. A.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Münger, A. (2014):
Comparison of energy expenditure, eating pattern and physical activity of grazing and zero-grazing dairy cows at different time points during lactation. LIVEST SCI 162: 86-96
Metges, C. C.; Görs, S.; Lang, I. S.; Hammon, H. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Weitzel, J. M.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W. (2014):
Low and high dietary protein: carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy affect materno-fetal glucose metabolism in pigs. J Nutr 144 (2): 155-163
Krüger, R.; Derno, M.; Görs, S.; Metzler-Zebeli, B. U.; Nürnberg, G.; Martens, H.; Pfuhl, R.; Nebendahl, C.; Zeyner, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C. (2014):
Higher body fatness in intrauterine growth retarded juvenile pigs is associated with lower fat and higher carbohydrate oxidation during ad libitum and restricted feeding. Eur J Nutr 53 (2): 583-597