Dr. agr. Ronald Brunner

Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Arbeitsgruppe Fischgenetik
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, Forschungsinstitut 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


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Weikard, R.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, C. (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
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
Eberlein, A.; Kalbe, C.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R. (2011):
Annotation of novel transcripts putatively relevant for bovine fat metabolism. Mol Biol Rep 38 (5): 2975-2986
Wimmers, K.; Dolle, K.; Leeb, T.; Schellander, K.; Brunner, R. M.; Muràni, E.; Ponsuksili, S. (2010):
Identification of porcine candidate genes for water-holding capacity using QTL-region-specific BAC-arrays. In: Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (Gesellschaft für Tierzuchtwissenschaften e.V., Hrsg.) (978-00-031608) (2010): 455
Eberlein, A.; Kalbe, C.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R. (2010):
Analysis of struture and gene expression of bovine CCDC3 gene indicates a function in fat metabolism. Comp Biochem Phys B 156 (1): 19-25
Perucatti, A.; Di Meo, G. P.; Goldammer, T.; Incarnato, D.; Nicolae, I; Brunner, R. M.; Iannuzzi, A (2009):
FISH-mapping comparison between river buffalo chromosome 7 and sheep chromosome 6: assignment of new loci and comparison with HSA4. Cytogenet Genome Res 124 (1): 106-111
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Rebl, A.; Wu, Ch.; Nomura, K.; Hadfield, T.S.; Maddox, J.F.; Cockett, N. (2009):
Cytogenetic anchoring of radiation hybrid and virtual maps of sheep chromosome X and comparison of X chromosomes in sheep, cattle, and human. Chromosome Res 17 (4): 497-506