PD Dr. rer. nat. habil. Björn Kuhla

+49 38208 68-693
Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Ernährungsphysiologie
Abteilung für Stoffwechseleffizienz
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Forschungsinteressen

  • Neuronale und Metabolische Kontrolle der Futteraufnahme
  • Zusammenhänge zwischen Futterverwertung, Futterration und Methanausstoß
  • Metabolische Anpassung an heißes Klima

Lebenslauf

  • 2013-heute: Abteilungsleiter "Stoffwechseleffizienz" am Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) im Institut für Ernährungsphysiologie "Oskar Kellner"
  • 2009-2012: Nachwuchsgruppenleiter „Futteraufnahmeregulation“ am Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2006-heute: Wissenschaftler am Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) im Institut für Ernährungsphysiologie "Oskar Kellner"
  • Habilitation und venia legendi in Biochemie
  • Post Doc at the Agrarforschungszentrum der Bayer AG Monheim, der Universität Leipzig und der Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland
  • Diplom and Promotion in Chemie
  • Abitur und Ausbildung in Fach Tierproduktion

Lehre

  • Anatomisch-physiologische Grundlagen der Tierernährung
  • Stoffwechsel- und Leistungsphysiologie
  • Praktikum: “Isolierung von RNA aus Pflanzenteilen"

Publikationen

vanAckern, I.; Kuhla, A.; Kuhla, B. (2021):
A Role for Peripheral Anandamide and 2-Arachidonoylglycerol in Short-Term Food Intake and Orexigenic Hypothalamic Responses in a Species with Continuous Nutrient Delivery. Nutrients 13 (10): 3587, 1-16
https://doi.org/10.3390/nu13103587
vanAckern, I.; Wulf, A.; Dannenberger, D.; Tuchscherer, A.; Kuhla, B. (2021):
Effects of endocannabinoids on feed intake, stress response and whole‑body energy metabolism in dairy cows. Sci Rep-UK 11: 23657, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-02970-0
Kuhla, B.; Kaever, V.; Tuchscherer, A.; Kuhla, A. (2020):
Involvement of plasma endocannabinoids and the hypothalamic endocannabinoid system in increasing feed intake after parturition of dairy cows. Neuroendocrinology 110 (3-4): 246-257
https://doi.org/10.1159/000501208
Kuhla, B. (2020):
Pro-inflammatory cytokines and hypothalamic inflammation – implications for insufficient feed intake of transition dairy cows. Animal 14 (S1): s65-s77
https://doi.org/10.1017/s1751731119003124
Rasch, I.; Görs, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Viergutz, T.; Metges, C. C.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
Substitution of dietary sulfur amino acids by DL-2-hydroxy-4-methylthiobutyric acid reduces fractional glutathione synthesis in weaned piglets. J Nutr 150 (4): 722-729
https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxz272
Danesh-Mesgaran, S.; Eggert, A.; Höckels, P.; Derno, M.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
The use of milk Fourier transform mid-infrared spectra and milk yield to estimate heat production as a measure of efficiency of dairy cows. J Anim Sci Biotechno 11: 43, 1-9
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40104-020-00455-0
Tümmler, L.-M.; Derno, M.; Röttgen, V.; Vernunft, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Wolf, P.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
Effects of 2 colostrum and subsequent milk replacer feeding intensities on methane production, rumen development, and performance in young calves. J Dairy Sci 103 (7): 6054-6069
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2019-17875
Eslamizad, M.; Albrecht, D.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
The effect of chronic, mild heat stress on metabolic changes of nutrition and adaptations in rumen papillae of lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 103 (9): 8601-8614
https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2020-18417
Sandberg, L.; Thaller, G.; Görs, S.; Kuhla, B.; Metges, C. C.; Krattenmacher, N. (2020):
The relationship between methane emission and day time-dependent fecal archaeol concentration in lactating dairy cows fed two different diets. ARCH ANIM BREED 63: 211-218
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-63-211-2020
Hoffmann, G.; Herbut, P.; Pinto, S.; Heinicke, J.; Kuhla, B.; Amon, T. (2020):
Animal-related, non-invasive indicators for determining heat stress in dairy cows. Biosyst Eng 199: 83-96
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2019.10.017
Danesh-Mesgaran, S.; Kuhla, B.; Humphries, D.; Weisbjerg, M.; Lund, H.; Kennedy, E.; O`Donovan, M.; Liddane, M.; Galvin, N.; Dijkstra, J.; Baumont, R. (2020):
Feed and water intake. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-11
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb002
Dineen, M.; Mitchell, M.; Kuhla, B.; Danesh Mesgaran, S. (2020):
Body temperature and thermal imaging. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-6
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb004
Muizelaar, W.; Bani, P.; Kuhla, B.; Larsen, M.; Tapio, I.; Yáñez-Ruiz, D.; van Gastelen, S. (2020):
Rumen fluid sampling via oral stomach tubing method . In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-6
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb008
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Kuhla, B.; Dineen, M.; Silberberg, M. (2020):
Ruminal pH. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb005
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Kuhla, B.; Langbein, J. (2020):
Stress and health management. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) PUBLISSO, Cologne: 1-5
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb006
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Kuhla, B.; Baumont, R.; Cantalapiedra-Hijar, G.; Noziére, P.; Lund, H.; Humphries, D.; Dijkstra, J. (2020):
Nutrient digestibility and balance studies. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-9
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb007
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Pomies, D.; Röttgen, V.; Kuhla, B.; Nüske, S.; Bach, A.; Scholz, A. M. (2020):
Milk intake, body anatomy and composition in calves. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-14
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb009
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Hellwing, A. L. F.; Lund, H.; Derno, M.; Kuhla, B.; Heetkamp, M.; Miller, G.; Humphries, D.; Anglard, F.; Rochette, Y.; Martin, C.; Gardiner, T.; Coleman, M. (2020):
The gas recovery test of respiratory chambers. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-6
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb010
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Derno, M.; Kuhla, B.; Beauchemin, K.; Martin, C.; Hellwing, A. L. F.; Lund, H.; Miller, G.; Humphries, D.; Heetkamp, M. (2020):
Respiratory chamber facility. In: Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium (Sadjad Danesh Mesgaran, René Baumont, Lene Munksgaard, David Humphries, Emer Kennedy, Jan Dijkstra, Richard Dewhurst, Holly Ferguson, Marta Terré and Björn Kuhla, Hrsg.) Publisso, Cologne: 1-4
https://doi.org/10.5680/mcpb011
Danesh Mesgaran, S.; Baumont, R.; Munksgaard, L.; Humphries, D.; Kennedy, E.; Dijkstra, J.; Dewhurst, R.; Ferguson, H.; Terré, M.; Kuhla, B. (2020):
Methods in cattle physiology and behaviour research - Recommendations from the SmartCow consortium Publisso, Cologne: getrennte Zählung