Mitarbeiterin / Staff member

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Dr. Alexandra Weyrich

Leiterin "Wildtier-Epigenetik"/ Head "Wildlife Epigenetics"

Evolutionsgenetik / Evolutionary Genetics

Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung (IZW)
im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße 17
10315 Berlin
Deutschland
 
Tel:       0049 (0) 30 5168 313
 
Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci
  • Regulation of gene expression (Next Generation Sequecnig approaches and qPCR)
  • Epigenetics of Social Systems
  • Environmental factors
  • Thermoregulation
Publikationen / Publications

Research publications:

Weyrich A, Lenz D, Fickel J (2019): Environmental change-dependent transgenerational epigenetic response. Genes 10(1), 4.
 
Weyrich A, Jeschek M, Schrapers KT, Lenz D, Chung H, Rübensam K, Yasar S, Schneemann M, Ortman S, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2018): Diet changes alter paternally inherited epigenetic pattern in male Wild guinea pigs. Environmental Epigenetics 4(2): dvy011.
 
Weyrich A, Benz S, Karl S, Jeschek M, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2016): Paternal heat exposure causes DNA methylation and gene expression changes of Stat3 in WIld guinea pig sons. Ecology and Evolution 6(9): 2657-2666;
 
Weyrich A, Lenz D, Jeschek M, Chung TH, Rübensam K, Göritz K, Jewgenow K, Fickel J (2016): Paternal intergenerational epigenetic response to heat exposure in male Wild guinea pigs. MOL ECOL 25 (8): 1729-1740 – special issue Epigenetic Studies in Ecology and Evolution.
 
Weyrich A, Schüllermann T, Heeger F, Jeschek M, Mazzoni C.J., Chen W, Schumann K, Fickel J (2014): Whole genome sequencing and methylome analysis of the wild guinea pig. BMC GENOMICS 15(1):1036.
 
Hennig W, Weyrich A (2013): Histone modifications in the male germ line of Drosophila; BMC DEV BIOL 13:7.
 
Kärst S, Strucken EM, Schmitt AO, Weyrich A, de Villena FPM, Hyuna Yang, Brockmann GA (2013): Effect of the myostatin locus on muscle mass and intramuscular fat content in a cross between mouse lines selected for hypermuscularity. BMC GENOMICS 14:16.
 
Weyrich A (2012): Preparartion of genomic DNA from mamalian sperm. Current Protocols of Molecular Biology, Chapter: Unit 2.12.1-3, Taylor G (ed), Wiley-Blackwell, Pagosa Springs, USA.
 
Weyrich A, Axtner J, Sommer S (2010): Selection and validation of reference genes for real-time RT-PCR studies in the non-model species Delomys sublineatus, an Brazilian rodent. BIOCHEM BIOPHYS RES COMMUN 392(2): 145-149.
 
Weyrich A, Tang X, Xu G, Schrattenholz A, Hunzinger C, Hennig W (2008): Mammalian DNMTs in the male germ line DNA of Drosophila. BIOCHEM CELL BIOL. 86(5): 380-385.
 
Last updated on 24 January 2019.
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