Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Tom Goldammer

+49 38208 68-702
Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genome Biology
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Genome biological principles of adaptation capability, robustness, and of mechanisms of the innate immune system in fish under influence of various stress factors in aquaculture

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2019: University Professor for Molecular Biology and Fish Genetics, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 2016–2018: Acting Head of Institute of Genome Biology, FBN Dummerstorf
  • since 2008: Team Leader of Fish Genetics Unit, FBN Dummerstorf
  • 2005–2019: Private Lecturer (Genetics), University of Rostock
  • 2005: Habilitation and Venia legendi (Genetics), University of Rostock
  • 2001–2008: Senior Research Scientist, FBN Dummerstorf
  • 1999–2001: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Texas A&M University, Dept. Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas, USA, (Prof. J. Womack)
  • 1996: Dr. rer. nat. (Genetics), University of Rostock (Prof. M. Schwerin)
  • 1992–1999: Research Scientist, FBN Dummerstorf
  • 1991–1992: Research Scientist, University of Rostock
  • 1991: Diploma (Biology), University of Rostock
  • 1986–1991: Studies in Marine Ecology, University of Rostock

Professional Activities

  • since 2009: Coordinator of Campus BioFISCH MV (Projects of EFF & ESF)
  • since 2009:Editorial Advisory Board Member of Chromosome Research
  • since 2006: International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG)
  • 2000–2001: Texas Genetics Society (TGS)


MSc Aquaculture, Module 5 – Part: Fish Genetics (Classes and practical course)


de los Rios Pérez, L.; Druet, T.; Goldammer, T.; Wittenburg, D. (2022):
Analysis of autozygosity using whole-genome sequence data of full-sib families in pikeperch (Sander lucioperca). Front Genet 12: 786934, 1-9
Martorell Ribera, J.; Koczan, D.; Venuto, M. T.; Viergutz, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Gimsa, U.; Rebl, A. (2022):
Experimental Handling Challenges Result in Minor Changes in the Phagocytic Capacity and Transcriptome of Head-Kidney Cells of the Salmonid Fish Coregonus maraena. Front Vet Sci 9: 889635, 1-14
Schäfer, N.; Kaya, Y.; Rebl, H.; Stüecken, M.; Rebl, A.; Nguinkal, J. A.; Franz, G. P.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Grunow, B.; Verleih, M. (2021):
Insights into early ontogenesis: characterization of stressand development key genes of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) in vivo and in vitro. Fish Physiol Biochem 47 (2): 515-532
Schäfer, N.; Matoušek, J.; Rebl, A.; Stejskal, V.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Verleih, M.; Korytář, T. (2021):
Effects of Chronic Hypoxia on the Immune Status of Pikeperch (Sander lucioperca Linnaeus, 1758). BIOLOGY-BASEL 10 (7): 649, 1-19
Galow, A.-M.; Kussauer, S.K; Wolfien, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Hoeflich, A.; David, R. (2021):
Quality control in scRNA-Seq can discriminate pacemaker cells: the mtRNA bias. Cell Mol Life Sci 78: 6585-6592
Nguinkal, J. A.; Verleih, M.; de los Rios Pérez, L.; Brunner, R. M.; Sahm, A.; Bej, S.; Rebl, A.; Goldammer, T. (2021):
Comprehensive Characterization of Multitissue Expression Landscape, Co-Expression Networks and Positive Selection in Pikeperch. Cells-Basel 11 (9): 610353, 1-16
Goldammer, T.; Verleih, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Rebl, A.; Nguinkal, J. A.; de los Rios Pérez, L.; Schäfer, N.; Stüecken, M.; Swirplies, F.; Wittenburg, D. (2021):
Pikeperch genome data – basis for the smart farming in aquaculture. Mitteilungen der Landesforschungsanstalt für Landw (63): 125-133
Sarais, F.; Kummerow, S.; Montero, R.; Rebl, H.; Köllner, B.; Goldammer, T.; Collet, B.; Rebl, A. (2021):
PIAS Factors from Rainbow Trout Control NF‐κB‐ and STAT‐Dependent Gene Expression. Int J Mol Sci 22 (23): 12815, 1-23
Gebauer, T.; Gebauer, R.; Císař, P.; Tran, H.; Tomášek, O.; Podhorec, P.; Prokešová, M.; Rebl, A.; Stejskal, V. (2021):
The Effect of Different Feeding Applications on the Swimming Behaviour of Siberian Sturgeon: A Method for Improving Restocking Programmes. BIOLOGY-BASEL 10 (11): 1162, 1-15
Martorell Ribera, J.; Nipkow, M.; Viergutz, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Bochert, R.; Koll, R.; Goldammer, T.; Gimsa, U.; Rebl, A. (2020):
Early response of salmonid head-kidney cells to stress hormones and toll-like receptor ligands. Fish Shellfish Immun 98: 950-961
Koll, R.; Martorell Ribera, J.; Brunner, R. M.; Rebl, A.; Goldammer, T. (2020):
Gene profiling in the adipose fin of salmonid fishes supports its function as a flow sensor. Genes-Basel 11 (1): 21, 1-22
Wolfien, MW; Galow, A.-M.; Müller, P.; Bartsch, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Wolkenhauer, O.; Höflich, A.; David, R. (2020):
Single-nucleus sequencing of an entire mammalian heart: cell type composition and velocity. Cells-Basel 9 (2): 318,1-6
Wolfien, M.; Galow, A.-M.; Müller, J.; Bartsch, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Wolkenhauer, O.; Höflich, A.; David, R. (2020):
Single nuclei sequencing of entire mammalian hearts: strain-dependent cell type composition and velocity. Cardiovasc Res 116 (7): 1249-1251
Galow, A.-M.; Wolfien, M.; Müller, J.; Bartsch, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Hoeflich, A.; Wolkenhauer, O.; David, R.; Goldammer, T. (2020):
Integrative cluster analysis of whole hearts reveals proliferative cardiomyocytes in adult mice. Cells-Basel 9 (5): 1144,1-16
Sarais, F.; Rebl, H.; Verleih, M.; Ostermann, S.; Krasnov, A.; Köllner, B.; Goldammer, T.; Rebl, A. (2020):
Characterisation of the teleostean κB-Ras family: The two members NKIRAS1 and NKIRAS2 from rainbow trout influence the activity of NF-κB in opposite ways. Fish Shellfish Immun 106: 1004-1013
Rebl, A.; Korytár, T.; Borchel, A.; Bochert, R.; Strzelczyk, J.; Goldammer, T.; Verleih, M. (2020):
The synergistic interaction of thermal stress coupled with overstocking strongly modulates the transcriptomic activity and immune capacity of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Sci Rep-UK 10: 14913, 1-15
de los Rios Pérez, L.; Brunner, R. M.; Hadlich, F.; Rebl, A.; Kühn, C.; Wittenburg, D.; Goldammer, T.; Verleih, M. (2020):
Comparative analysis of the transcriptome and distribution of putative SNPs in two rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) breeding strains by using next-generation sequencing. Genes-Basel 11: 841, 1-16
Martorell Ribera, J.; Venuto, M. T.; Otten, W.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Rebl, A.; Gimsa, U. (2020):
Time-dependent effects of acute handling on the brain monoamine system of the Salmonid Coregonus maraena. FRONT NEUROSCI-SWITZ 14: 1293, 1-18
Galow, A.-M.; Goldammer, T.; Hoeflich, A. (2020):
Xenogeneic and stem cell-based therapy for cardiovascular diseases: genetic engineering of porcine cells and their applications in heart regeneration. Int J Mol Sci 21 (24): 9686, 1-22
de los Rios Pérez, L.; Nguinkal, J. A.; Verleih, M.; Rebl, A.; Brunner, R. M.; Klosa, J.; Schäfer, N.; Stüeken, M.; Goldammer, T.; Wittenburg, D. (2020):
An ultra-high density SNP-based linkage map for enhancing the pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) genome assembly to chromosome-scale. Sci Rep-UK 10 (22335): 1-13