PD Dr. rer. nat. Joachim Weitzel

+49 38208 68-752
Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Fortpflanzungsbiologie
Abteilung Reproduktionsbiochemie
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Forschungsinteressen

  • Reproduktionsbiologie
  • Endokrinologie
  • Biochemie

Lebenslauf

  • 2007–heute: Abteilungsleiter Reproduktionsbiochemie am Leibniz Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) Dummerstorf im Institut für Fortpflanzungsbiologie
  • 2006-2007: Universitätsklinikum Charité, Berlin, Institut für Experimentelle Endokrinologie
  • 1997-2006: Universität Hamburg, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Zentrum für Experimentalmedizin, Abteilung Biochemie und Molekulare Zellbiologie

Lehre

Universität Rostock: Bachelor "Agrarwissenschaften", Master "Nutztierwissenschaften"

Publikationen

Calanni Pileri, M.; Weitzel, J. M.; Langhammer, M.; Wytrwat, E.; Michaelis, M. (2022):
Altered insulin, leptin and ghrelin hormone levels and atypical estrous cycle lengths in two highly fertile mouse lines.. Reprod Domest Anim 57 (6): 577-586
Ludwig, C.; Bohleber, S.; Rebl, A.; Wirth, E.; Venuto, M. T.; Langhammer, M.; Schweizer, U.; Weitzel, J. M.; Michaelis, M. (2022):
Endocrine and molecular factors of increased female reproductive performance in the Dummerstorf high-fertility mouse line FL1. J Mol Endocrinol 69 (1): 285-298
Palma Vera, S.; Reyer, H.; Langhammer, M.; Reinsch, N.; Derezanin, L.; Fickel, J.; Qanbari, S.; Weitzel, J. M.; Franzenburg, S.; Hemmrich-Stanisak, G.; Schoen, J. (2022):
Genomic characterization of the world’s longest selection experiment in mouse reveals the complexity of polygenic traits. BMC BIOL 20: 52, 1-20
Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Görs, S.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kanitz, E.; Hoeflich, A.; Tuchscherer, A.; Tröscher, A.; Gross, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Starke, S.; Bachmann, L.; Hammon, H. M. (2021):
Glucose metabolism and the somatotropic axis in dairy cows after abomasal infusion of essential fatty acids together with conjugated linoleic acid during late gestation and early lactation. J Dairy Sci 104: 3646-3664
Langhammer, M.; Wytrwat, E.; Michaelis, M.; Schön, J.; Tuchscherer, A.; Reinsch, N.; Weitzel, J. M. (2021):
Two mouse lines selected for large litter size display different lifetime fecundities. Reproduction 161: 721-730
Uken, K. L.; Vogel, L.; Gnott, M.; Görs, S.; Schäff, C. T.; Tuchscherer, A.; Hoeflich, A.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kanitz, E.; Tröscher, A.; Sauerwein, H.; Zitnan, R.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J.; Liermann, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2021):
Effect of maternal supplementation with essential fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid on metabolic and endocrine development of neonatal calves. J Dairy Sci 104 (6): 7295-7314
Lapp, R.; Vernunft, A.; Röttgen, V.; Viergutz, T.; Weitzel, J. M. (2020):
Induction of cystic ovarian follicles (COFs) in cattle by using an intrafollicular injection of indomethacin. J Reprod Develop 66 (2): 181-188
Liermann, W.; Schäff, C. T.; Gruse, J.; Derno, M.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Höflich, A.; Stefaniak, T.; Sauerwein, H.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J.; Hammon, H. M. (2020):
Effects of colostrum instead of formula feeding for the first two days post natum on whole body energy metabolism and its endocrine control in neonatal calves. J Dairy Sci 103 (4): 3577-3598
Michaelis, M.; Sobczak, A.; Ludwig, C.; Marvanova, H.; Langhammer, M.; Schön, J.; Weitzel, J. M. (2020):
Altered testicular cell type composition in males of two outbred mouse lines selected for high fertility. Andrology 8 (5): 1419-1427
Haubold, S. S.; Kröger-Koch, C.; Tuchscherer, A.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Hoeflich, A.; Starke, S.; Tröscher, A.; Sauerwein, H.; Hammon, H. M. (2020):
Effects of a combined essential fatty acid and conjugated linoleic acid abomasal infusion on metabolic and endocrine traits, including the somatotropic axis, in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 103 (12): 12069-12082
Michaelis, M.; Sobczak, A.; Koczan, D.; Langhammer, M.; Reinsch, N.; Schön, J.; Weitzel, J. M. (2018):
Testicular transcriptional signatures associated with high fertility. Reproduction 155 (2): 219-231
Meese, S.; Gimsa, U.; Röntgen, M.; Weitzel, J. M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Miersch, C.; Vernunft, A.; Viergutz, T.; Kreuzer, M.; Schwarm, A. (2018):
Effect of immune modulators and lactation number on in vitro proliferation of lymphocytes from non-pregnant dairy heifers and cows. Can J Anim Sci 98 (4): 898-901
Vernunft, A.; Boldt, A.; Viergutz, T.; Weitzel, J. M. (2018):
Beziehungen zwischen Plasma Anti-Müller-Hormon (AMH) Konzentrationen von Holstein-Färsen und ihren späteren Fruchtbarkeitsparametern als Milchkuh. Zuchtungskunde 90 (4): 280-292
Langhammer, M.; Michaelis, M.; Hartmann, F.; Wudy, A.; Sobczak, A.; Nürnberg, G.; Reinsch, N.; Schön, J.; Weitzel, J. M. (2017):
Reproductive performance primarily depends on the female genotype in a two-factorial breeding experiment using high-fertility mouse lines. Reproduction 153 (3): 361-368
Weitzel, J. M.; Viergutz, T.; Albrecht, D.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Schmicke, M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Koch, F.; Kuhla, B. (2017):
Hepatic thyroid signaling of heat-stressed late pregnant and early lactating cows. J Endocrinol 234 (2): 129-141
Michaelis, M.; Sobczak, A.; Koczan, D.; Langhammer, M.; Reinsch, N.; Schön, J.; Weitzel, J. M. (2017):
Selection for female traits of high fertility affects male reproductive performance and alters the testicular transcriptional profile. BMC Genomics 18 (1): 889, 1-19
Frieten, D.; Gerbert, C.; Koch, C.; Dusel, G.; Eder, K.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Hammon, H. M. (2017):
Ad libitum milk replacer feeding, but not butyrate supplementation, affects growth performance as well as metabolic and endocrine traits in Holstein calves. J Dairy Sci 100 (8): 6648-6661
Gruse, J.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Stefaniak, T.; Jawor, P.; Wolffram, S.; Hammon, H. M. (2016):
Quercetin feeding in newborn dairy calves cannot compensate colostrum deprivation: study on metabolic, antioxidative and inflammatory traits. Plos One 11 (1): e0146932, 1-20
Töpfer, D.; Ebeling, S.; Weitzel, J. M.; Spannbrucker, A. C. (2016):
Effect of follicle size on in vitro maturation of pre-pubertal porcine cumulus oocyte complexes. Reprod Domest Anim 51 (3): 370-377
Koch, F.; Lamp, O.; Eslamizad, M.; Weitzel, J. M.; Kuhla, B. (2016):
Metabolic response to heat stress in late-pregnant and early lactation dairy cows: implications to liver-muscle crosstalk. Plos One 11 (8): e0160912, 1-19