Short CV/Education and training

  • 2005
    Habilitation at the Faculty for Agricultural and Environmental Sciences of the University Rostock, Germany)

  • 1991 – 1992
    Veterinary practitioner with focus on farm animals (cattle, pig, sheep, horse)

  • 1990
    Postdoctoral work in the Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Veterinary University Hanover

  • 1989
    Doctorate at the Institute for Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Veterinary University Hanover

  • 1982 – 1987
    Studies of Veterinary medicine at the Veterinary University Hanover

Selected publications

  • Demasius, W., Weikard, W., Hadlich, F., Buitkamp, J., Kühn, Ch. (2016) A novel RNAseq–assisted method for MHC class I genotyping in a non-model species applied to a lethal vaccination-induced alloimmune disease. BMC Genomics 17:365.

  • Kromik, A.; Ulrich, R., Kusenda; M., Tipold; A., Stein; V.M., Hellige; M., Dziallas, P. ; Hadlich, F. ; Widmann, P. ; Goldammer, T. ; Baumgärtner, W. ; Rehage, J. ; Segelke, D. ; Weikard, R. ; Kühn, Ch. (2015) The mammalian cervical vertebrae blueprint depends on the T (brachyury) gene. Genetics, 199: 873-883

  • Widmann, P. ; Reverter, A. ; Weikard, R. ; Suhre, K. ; Hammon, H.M. ; Albrecht, E. ; Kuehn, Ch. (2015) Systems biology analysis merging phenotype, metabolomic and genomic data identifies Non-SMC Condensin I Complex, Subunit G (NCAPG) and cellular maintenance processes as major contributors to genetic variability in bovine feed efficiency. PlosOne 10: e0124574

  • Demasius, W., Weikard, W., Hadlich, F., Müller, K.E., Kühn, Ch. Monitoring (2013) Monitoring the immune response to vaccination with an inactivated vaccine associated to bovine neonatal pancytopenia by deep sequencing transcriptome analysis in cattle. Veterinary Research 44: 93.

  • Eberlein, A., Takasuga, A., Setoguchi, K., Pfuhl, R., Flisikowski, K., Fries, R., Klopp, N. Weikard, R. & Kühn, Ch. (2009) Dissection of genetic factors modulating fetal growth in cattle indicates a substantial role of the non-SMC condensin I complex, subunit G (NCAPG) gene. Genetics, 183, 951-964.

  • Kühn, Ch., Thaller, G., Winter, A., Bininda-Emonds, O. R. P., Kaupe, B., Erhardt, G., Bennewitz, J., Schwerin, M. & Fries, R. (2004): Evidence for multiple alleles at the DGAT1 locus better explains a QTL with major effect on milk fat content in cattle. Genetics 167: 1873-1881

  • Kühn, C.; Bennewitz, J.; Reinsch, N.; Xu, N.; Thomsen, H.; Looft, C.; Brockmann, G.A.; Schwerin, M.; Weimann, C.; Hiendleder, S.; Erhardt, G.; Medjugorac, I.; Förster, M.; Brenig, B.; Reinhardt, F.; Reents, R.; Russ, I.; Averdunk, G.; Blümel, J. & Kalm, E. (2003): Quantitative trait loci mapping of functional traits in the German holstein cattle population. Journal of Dairy Science 86: 360-368

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • International Society for Animal Genetics

  • American Dairy Science Association

  • Gesellschaft für Tierzuchtwissenschaft

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Züchtungskunde


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