Dr. agr. Ronald Brunner

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


  • strukturelle und fiunktionelle Charakterisierung von mikro-RNA mittels Llumina-NGS in infiziertem Eutergewebe
  • Vergeleichende Transkriptom Sequenzierung in Knochenfischen
  • Chromosomenstruktur und-verhalten


  • 1992-heute: Wissenschaftler, Genombiologie, Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
  • 1989-1991: Postdoc, Institut für Tierzucht, Universität Rostock
  • 1989: Promotion zum Dr. agr.
  • 1985-1989: Promotionsstudent, Institut für Tierzucht, Universität Rostock
  • 1985: Diplomarbeit, Universität Rostock
  • 1980-1985: Studium der Agrarwissenschaften, Universität Rostock


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
Hiendleder, S.; Bottema, C.D.K.; Brunner, R. M. (2020):
Nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes in the cattle genome. Anim Genet 51 (1): 148-149
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
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
Nolte, W.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M.; Albrecht, E.; Hammon, H. M.; Kühn, Ch. (2019):
Biological network approach for the identification of regulatory long non-coding RNAs associated with metabolic efficiency in cattle. Front Genet 10: 1130, 1-19
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
Günther, J.; Petzl, W.; Bauer, I.; Ponsuksili, S.; Zerbe, H.; Schuberth, H.-J.; Brunner, R. M.; Seyfert, H.-M. (2017):
Differentiating Staphylococcus aureus from Escherichia coli mastitis: S. aureus triggers unbalanced immune-dampening and host cell invasion immediately after udder infection. Sci Rep-UK 7: 4811,1-14
Kaiser, B.; Böttner, M.; Wedel, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Lesko, S.; Gäbel, G.; Gleich, A.; Pfannkuche, H. (2017):
Establishment and cfharacterization of an SV40 large T antigen-transduced porcine colonic epithelial cell line. Cells Tissues Organs 203 (5): 267-286
Krischek, C.; Janisch, S.; Naraballobh, W; Brunner, R. M.; Wimmers, K.; Wicke, M. (2016):
Altered incubation temperatures between embryonic days 7 and 13 influence the weights and the mitochondrial respiratory and enzyme activities in breast and leg muscles of broiler embryos. Mol Reprod Dev 83 (1): 71-78
Naraballobh, W; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Krischek, C.; Janisch, S.; Wicke, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Transient shifts of incubation temperature reveal immediate and long-term transcriptional response in chicken breast muscle underpinning resilience and phenotypic plasticity. Plos One 11 (9): e0162485, 1-17
Naraballobh, W; Trakooljul, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Krischek, C.; Janisch, S.; Wicke, M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2016):
Immediate and long-term transcriptional response of hind muscle tissue to transient variation of incubation temperature in broilers. BMC Genomics 17: 323, 1-13
Brietzke, A.; Borchel, A.; Altmann, S.; Nipkow, M.; Rebl, A.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T. (2016):
Transcriptome sequencing of maraena whitefish (Coregonus maraena). Mar Genom 29: 27-29
Zante, M.D.; Borchel, A.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Rebl, A. (2015):
Cloning and characterization of the proximal promoter region of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) interleukin-6 gene. Fish Shellfish Immun 43 (1): 249-256
Chomwisarutkun, K.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2013):
QTL region-specific microarrays reveal differential expression of positional candidate genes of signaling pathways associated with the liability for the inverted teat defect. Anim Genet 44 (2): 139-148
Rangkasenee, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Schellander, K.; Cinar, M. U.; Scholz, A. M.; Luther, H.; Hofer, A.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2013):
KRT8, FAF1 and PTH1R gene polymorphisms are associated with leg weakness traits in pigs. Mol Biol Rep 39 (4): 2859-2866
Rangkasenee, N.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Schellander, K.; Cinar, M. U.; Luther, H.; Hofer, A.; Stoll, M.; Witten, A.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2013):
Genome-wide association identifies TBX5 as candidate gene for osteochondrosis providing a functional link to cartilage perfusion as initial factor. Front Genet 4: 78
Adler, M.; Muràni, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2013):
Transcriptomic response of porcine PBMCs to vaccination with tetanus toxoid as a model antigen. Plos One 8 (3): 1-8
Brunner, R. M.; Srikanchai, T.; Muràni, E.; Wimmers, K.; Ponsuksili, S. (2012):
Genes with expression levels correlating to drip loss prove association of their polymorphism with water holding capacity of pork. Mol Biol Rep 39 (1): 97-107
Weikard, R.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch. (2012):
Tissue-specific mRNA expression patterns reveal a coordinated metabolic response associated with genetic selection for milk production in cows. Physiol Genomics 44 (14): 728-739
Do, V. A. K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Muràni, E.; Huynh, L. T. P.; Brunner, R. M.; Wimmers, K. (2012):
Detection of a polymorphic site of the porcine C8G gene and evaluation of association with haemolytic complement activity. Arch Tierzucht 55 (3): 255-262