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Institute of Farm Animal Genetics (ING)

Prof. Dr. Wilfried A. Kues

Foto: PD Dr. Wilfried Kues

Telephone: +49 5034 871 5120
Fax: +49 5034 871 5101
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Höltystr. 10
31535 Neustadt

Prof. Dr. rer. nat.
Dipl. Biol. (Graduate Biologist)

Scientific interests

  • Transgenic animal and cell culture models
  • Early ontogenesis of mammaals and cell fate determination
  • Epigenetic mechanisms of inheritance

Recent research activities

  • Enzyme-catalyzed transgenesis of mammals (DFG funded)
  • Non-genetic transmission of germ cell components
  • Effects of nanoparticles on germ cells (DFG SPP1313; www.spp1313.de)
  • Generation of transgenic pigs for xenotransplantation (Transregio Collaboration Research Center 127(DFG))

Academic grades

  • Habilitation in „Cell Biology“, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, Germany (Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule)
  • Dissertation in „Neuronal Cell Biology“, Ruprecht Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany
  • Diploma in Biology, Georg August-University Göttingen, Germany


  • Patent No: EP2009/059117; WO/2010/007118. Method for cell identification and cell sorting. Inventors: Petersen S, Barcikowski S, Taylor U, Kues W, Rath D.
  • Patent No WO 2005/038014 A1 (No. PCT/AU2004/01408). Method and media composition for the selective expansion of stem cell-like cells from mesenchymal connective tissue. Inventors: Niemann H, Kues W.