Tag - Biology and Genetics of Reproduction

UMIB researcher has been awarded with an “EFSD Albert Renold Travelling Grant”

Luís Crisóstomo, MSc, PhD student and researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction research group, has been awarded with an EFSD Albert Renold Travelling Grant. This grant is attributed by the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) “to enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions in...

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UMIB researchers were present at the “SEHIT 2019”

A delegation of UMIB researchers, from the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction research group, have participated at the "SEHIT 2019", held from 4 to 6 September in Murcia, Spain. The delegation composed of Marco G. Alves, PhD, Pedro F. Oliveira, PhD, Raquel L. Bernardino, PhD, Tânia R. Dias, MSc and David F. Carrageta, MSc, had a relevant participation...

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UMIB researcher teams up with pharma giant against male infertility

Marco G. Alves, PhD researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group of UMIB, has been recently invited as PI of the SpermBoost project, to join the newly created Medical Innovation Program (MIP), promoted by the pharmaceutical giant Merck KGaA (Germany). The invitation was officialized during the Annual Congress of the...

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UMIB researchers won the Laboratory Prize SPMR 2019

UMIB researchers Ana Catarina Lopes, MSc, Pedro Fontes Oliveira, PhD, Rosália Sá, PhD, and  Mário de Sousa, PhD, MD, from the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group, have won the Laboratory Prize SPMR 2019, with their work "Influence of sperm telomere length in pregnancy rates: a preliminary study". The prize, granted by the Portuguese Society...

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UMIB researchers have awarded the AJA Outstanding Paper Award

Rute Pereira, MSc, Mário Sousa, PhD and Rosália Sá, PhD, researchers of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group of UMIB, have been recently awarded with the "AJA Outstanding Paper Award", by the prestigious Asian Journal of Andrology (AJA). In the prized paper, "Major regulatory mechanisms involved in sperm motility", the...

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An Opinion article by Marco G. Alves features in the 1st issue of the APFertilidade magazine

The Portuguese Fertility Association (APFertilidade) launched the first issue of its digital magazine and kindly invited Marco G. Alves, PhD researcher of the Biology & Genetics of Reproduction, to write an opinion piece entitled: "Because all spermatozoon counts ...". It is a reflection on some myths concerning male infertility and the...

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UMIB research featured in the Media

The news portal of the University of Porto highlights the work developed in the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group. This mention highlights the research led by Marco G. Alves in an effort to improve the methodologies for spermatozoa preservation. This research project further involves the PhD researcher Pedro F. Oliveira, PhD, the PhD...

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