Klaus Wimmers

Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Germany


Klaus Wimmers has been the Head of the Institute for Genome Biology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN), Dummerstorf, Germany, since 2004. His expertise focuses on the integrated analyses of various levels of the genotype-phenotype map. His research is focused on the detection of trait-associated variation of the genome, transcriptome, epigenome, and regulome, the analysis of the transcriptional response to exogenous stimuli, and the epigenetic basis of genotype-environment interaction. He obtained V.S. degree in 1989 from Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany. He has been a doctoral student at the Institute of Animal Production, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, from 1991 to 1994; Researcher at the same institute from 1990 to 1994; and Researcher at the Institute of Animal Science from 1994 to 1996.

Biography Updated on 10 December 2015

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