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


Schwerin, M.; Kühn, C.; Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Bennewitz, J.; Reinsch, N.; Xu, T.; Thomsen, H.; Looft, C.; Kalm, E. (2004):
QTL mapping and mining for functional candidate genes affecting health - the German ADR QTL Dairy Cattle Project. Animal Sci Papers and Reports 22 (1): 95-100
Goldammer, T.; Zerbe, H.; Molenaar, A.; Schuberth, H.-J.; Brunner, R. M.; Kata, S.R.; Seyfert, H.-M. (2004):
Mastitis increases mammary mRNA abundance of {beta}-Defensin 5, Toll-Like-Receptor 2 (TLR2), and TLR4 but Not TLR9 in cattle. CLIN DIAGN LAB IMMUN 11 (1): 174-185
Brunner, R. M.; Rottengatter, K.; Horstmann, R.D.; Gelhaus, A.; Goldammer, T.; Foerster, B; Schwerin, M. (2003):
Assignment of the protein-tyrosine phosphatase beta gene (PTPRB) to cattle chromosome 5q23→q24 by in situ hybridization and somatic cell panel analysis. Cytogenet Genome Res 103 (1-2): 203G
Goldammer, T.; Amaral, M.E.J.; Brunner, R. M.; Owens, E.; Kata, S.R.; Schwerin, M.; Womack, J.E. (2003):
Clarifications on breakpoints in HSAX and BTAX by comparative mapping of F9, HPRT, and XIST in cattle . Cytogenet Genome Res 101 (1): 39-42
Schwerin, M.; Czernek-Schäfer, D.; Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Pareek, R. S.; Pareek, C. S.; Walawski, K.; Brunner, R. M. (2003):
Application of disease-associated differentially expressed genes--mining for functional candidate genes for mastitis resistance in cattle. Genet Sel Evol 35 (Supp.1): S19-S34
Brunner, R. M.; Sanftleben, H.; Goldammer, T.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2003):
The telomeric region of BTA18 containing a potential QTL region for health in cattle exhibits high similarity to the HSA19q region in humans. Genomics 81 (3): 270-278
Goldammer, T.; Owens, E.; Brunner, R. M.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
Assignment of syndecan 2 (SDC2)gene to cattle chromosome band 14q22 and thymus high mobility group box protein TOX (TOX)(2) gene to cattle chromosome band 14q17-->q18 by in situ hybridization. Cytogenet Genome Res 98 (4): 311B
Goldammer, T.; Dorroch, U.; Brunner, R. M.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
Identification and chromosome assignment of 23 genes expressed in meat and dairy cattle. Chromosome Res 10 (5): 411-418
Schwerin, M.; Dorroch, U.; Czernek-Schäfer, D.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Brunner, R. M.; Pareek, C. S.; Walawski, K.; Goldammer, T. (2002):
Trait-associated expressed genes - Mining for functional candidate genes in cattle. In: Proceedings of ·7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 19.08.-23.08.02, Montpellier, Frankreich (31): 95-98
Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Brunner, R. M.; Dorroch, U.; Sanftleben, H.; Schwerin, M.; Womack, J.E. (2002):
A comparative radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 18 and homologous chromosomes in human and mice. P Natl Acad Sci USA 99 (4): 2106-2111
Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Brunner, R. M.; Schwerin, M.; Womack, J.E. (2001):
Comparative mapping of five coding DNA sequences on cattle chromosomes 7 and 25. Cytogenet Cell Genet 95 (3-4): 192-195
Weikard, R.; Kühn, C.; Brunner, R. M.; Roschlau, D.; Pitra, Ch.; Laurent, P.; Schwerin, M. (2001):
Sex determination in cattle based on simultaneous amplification of a new male-specific DNA sequence and an autosomal locus using the same primers. Mol Reprod Dev 60 (1): 13-19
Wambugu, J.; Kanguha, E.; Hanotte, C.; Davis, S.; Taylor, J.; Skow, L.; Brunner, R. M.; Schwerin, M.; Teale, A.; Iraqi, F. (2001):
Identification of two polymorphic microsatellite repeats on a bovine TNFA-containing BAC clone. Anim Genet 32 (2): 105-106
Dorroch, U.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kata, S. R.; Kühn, C.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2001):
Isolation and characterization of hepatic and intestinal expressed sequence tags potentially involved in trait differentiation between cows of different metabolic type. Mamm Genome 12 (7): 528-537
Brunner, R. M.; Seyfert, H.-M.; Goldammer, T.; Schwerin, M. (2000):
Genomic organization of the STAT5 locus as revealed by fiber-FISH. VET MED-CZECH 45 (10-11): 1-6
Seyfert, H.-M.; Pitra, Ch.; Meyer, L.; Brunner, R. M.; Wheeler, T.T.; Molenaar, A.; McCracken, J. Y.; Herrmann, J.; Thiesen, H.-J.; Schwerin, M. (2000):
Molecular characterization of STAT5A- and STAT5B-encoding genes reveals extended intragenic sequence homogeneity in cattle and mouse and different degrees of divergent evolution of various domains. J Mol Evol 50 (6): 550-561
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kang'a, S.; Hanotte, C.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Establishment of bovine chromosome region specific high resolution maps using microdissection. Anim Biotechnol 10 (3): 113-118
Schwerin, M.; Goldammer, T.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M. (1999):
Targeted generation of high density marker and EST maps by chromosome microdissection - an useful prerequisite for QTL fine mapping and QTL cloning. In: Proc. "Poultry Genetics Symposium", Mariensee/Germany 6 - 8 October 1999 (Rudolf Preisinger, Hrsg.): 30-36"
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Vanselow, J.; Zsolnai, A.; Fürbaß, R.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Assignment of the bovine aromatase encoding gene CYP19 to 10q26 in goat and 7q24 -> q31 in sheep. Cytogenet Cell Genet 85 (3-4): 258-259
Schwerin, M.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M. (1999):
Mapping of differentially expressed cDNA sequences to bovine metaphase chromosomes by FISH. Allattenyesz Takarmanyozas : Hungarian J Anim Pro 48 (1): 20-23