Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Rebl

+49 38208 68-702
Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Genombiologie
Abteilung Fischgenetik
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf


Strukturelle und funktionelle Charakterisierungvon Signalkaskaden in Knochenfischen als Antwort auf einen pathogenen Stimulus: Unsere Untersuchungen fokussieren auf angeborene Immunmechanismen, die die Toll-Like Rezeptor Kaskade, das Komplement-System, Akute-Phase Reaktionspartner sowie Zytokin-Netzwerke in Knochenfischen beinhalten


  • 2014-heute: Wissenschaftler in der Abteilung Fischgenetik am Leibniz Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2009-2014: Nachwuchsgruppenleiter Fischgenetik am Leibniz Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
  • 2007-2009: Postdoc Abteilung Fischgenetik am Leibniz Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
  • 2007: Promotion in Molekularbiologie
  • 2004-2007: Promotonsstudent an der Universität Rostock
  • 1999-2004: Diplomabschluss an der Universität Rostock


Rebl, H.; Bergemann, C.; Rakers, S.; Nebe, B.; Rebl, A. (2021):
Plasma treatment of fish cells: the importance of defining cell culture conditions in comparative studies. Appl Sci-Basel 11: 2534, 1-14
Seibel, H.; Baßmann, B.; Rebl, A. (2021):
Blood will tell: what hematological analyses can reveal about fish welfare. Front Vet Sci 8 (194): 616955, 1-21
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: 21, 1-22
Venuto, M.; Decloquement, M.; Martorell Ribera, J.; Noel, M.; Rebl, A.; Cogez, V.; Petit, D.; Galuska, S. P.; Harduin-Lepers, A. (2020):
Vertebrate Alpha2,8-Sialyltransferases (ST8Sia): A Teleost Perspective. Int J Mol Sci 21 (2): 513, 1-21
Bornhöfft, K.; Martorell Ribera, J.; Viergutz, T.; Venuto, M.; Gimsa, U.; Galuska, S. P.; Rebl, A. (2020):
Characterization of sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-type lectins in fish reveals teleost-specific structures and expression patterns. Cells-Basel (https://doi.org/10.3390/cells9040836)
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
Krasnov, A.; Afanasyef, S.; Nyland, S.; Rebl, A. (2020):
Multigene expression assay for assessment of the immune status of Atlantic salmon. Genes-Basel 11 (11): 1236, 1-11
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
Venuto, M.; Martorell Ribera, J.; Bochert, R.; Harduin-Lepers, A; Rebl, A.; Galuska, S. P. (2020):
Characterization of the polysialylation status in ovaries of the salmonid fish Coregonus maraena and the percid fish Sander lucioperca. Cells-Basel (https://doi.org/10.3390/cells9112391)
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.; 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 14: 1293, 1-18
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
Swirplies, F.; Würtz, S.; Baßmann, B.; Orban, A.; Schäfer, N.; Brunner, R. M.; Hadlich, F.; Goldammer, T.; Rebl, A. (2019):
Identification of molecular stress indicators in pikeperch Sander lucioperca correlating with rising water temperatures. Aquaculture 501: 260-271
Bornhöfft, K.; Rebl, A.; Gallagher, M.E.; Viergutz, T.; Zlatina, K.; Reid, C.; Galuska, S. P. (2019):
Sialylated cervical mucins inhibit the activation of neutrophils to form neutrophil extracellular traps in bovine in vitro model. Front Immunol 10: 2478, 1-15
Rebl, A.; Rebl, H.; Verleih, M.; Haupt, S.; Goldammer, T.; Seyfert, H.-M. (2019):
At least two genes encode many variants of Irak3 in rainbow trout, but neither the full-length factor nor its variants interfere directly with the TLR-mediated stimulation of inflammation. Front Immunol 10: 2246, 1-19
Montero, R.; Strzelczyk, J.; Tze Ho Chan, J.; Verleih, M.; Rebl, A.; Goldammer, T.; Köllner, B.; Korytár, T. (2019):
Dawn to dusk: Diurnal rhythm of the immune response in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Biology 9 (1): 8, 1-13
Verleih, M.; Borchel, A.; Rebl, A.; Brenmoehl, J.; Kühn, C.; Goldammer, T. (2019):
A molecular survey of programmed cell death in rainbow trout: Structural and functional specifications of apoptotic key molecules. Comp Biochem Phys B 230: 57-69
Borchel, A.; Verleih, M.; Kühn, C.; Rebl, A.; Goldammer, T. (2019):
Evolutionary expression differences of creatine synthesis-related genes: Implications for skeletal muscle metabolism in fish. Sci Rep-UK 9: 5429, 1-8
Nguinkal, J.A.; Brunner, R. M.; Verleih, M.; Rebl, A.; de los Rios Pérez, L.; Schäfer, N.; Hadlich, F.; Stüeken, M.; Wittenburg, D.; Goldammer, T. (2019):
The first highly contiguous genome assembly of pikeperch (Sander lucioperca), an emerging aquaculture species in Europe. Genes-Basel 10: 708, 1-14