Dr. agr. Ronald Brunner

+49 38208 68-702
Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Genombiologie
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


Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
High-resolution comparative mapping between human chromosomes 4 and 8 and bovine chromosome 27 provides genes and segments serving as positional candidates for udder health in cattle. Genomics 84 (4): 696-706
Goldammer, T.; Rottengatter, K.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M.; Horstmann, R.D.; Gelhaus, A.; Hanotte, O.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
Targeted generation of 16 sequence-tagged sites for bovine chromosome region 5q21-q25 by microdissection. Chromosome Res 12 (4): 309-315
Brunner, R. M.; Sanftleben, H.; Goldammer, T.; Kühn, Ch.; 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
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
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
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.; 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
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.; 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
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
Dorroch, U.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kata, S. R.; Kühn, Ch.; 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
Wambugu, J.; Kanguha, E.; Hanotte, O.; 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
Weikard, R.; Kühn, Ch.; 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
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
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
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
Brunner, R. M.; Goldammer, T.; Fürbaß, R.; Vanselow, J.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Fiber-FISH as a tool for resolving genomic structures as demonstrated with the bovine CYP19 locus. Allattenyesz Takarmanyozas : Hungarian J Anim Pro 48 (1): 24-28
Goldammer, T.; Heß, M.; Brunner, R. M.; Bishop, M.; Gelhaus, A.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Refine physical mapping of the bovine major histocompatibility complex (MHC) on Bos taurus chromosome BTA 23. Allattenyesz Takarmanyozas : Hungarian J Anim Pro 48 (1): 29-33
Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R.; Schwerin, M. (1999):
Bovine chromosome fragment specific libraries - tool for the generation of region specific high density marker maps. Allattenyesz Takarmanyozas : Hungarian J Anim Pro 48 (1): 52-56
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