Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institut für Agrar- und Gartenbauwissenschaften


  • Association between gene variants and fecundity traits in pigs
  • Association between genome variants, milk production traits, and robustness in dairy cattle (genomic selection)
  • Identification of genes for meat quality, egg laying performance, feed efficiency and behaviour in chicken
  • Identification of natural genetic variation contributing to growth and obesity and related disorders in model animals
  • Genomic changes as a result of selection
  • Using systems biology approaches to understand the interactions between genes and between gene variants and environment contributing to complex phenotypes
  • Mechanisms of the regulation of hormone actions involved in body weight regulation