Convocados los contratos predoctorales de la Junta de Castilla y León

Si quieres realizar un doctorado en León sobre biología reproductiva, se acaban de publicar las bases de la convocatoria de la Junta de Castilla y León. Puedes encontrar las bases en el BOCyL. Nuestro grupo está realizando varios proyectos que cumplen con las condiciones de esta convocatoria.

Las condiciones más relevantes (Art. 2 de la […]

Cold-shock test as method for selecting boar ejaculates with better seminal plasma for post-thawing supplementation: New publication

We carried out a study for testing if seminal plasma (SP) from different boars could affect sperm quality of frozen-thawed semen depending on the boar in collaboration with Topigs-Norsvin study center (León). This study obtained a publication in Animals (

The study was performed to verify the effect of adding SP on post-thaw sperm […]

In vitro capacitation using bicarbonate elicits an increase in the relative abundance of mRNA transcripts of almost all studied Ca2+ channels: New publication

We have collaborated with Dr. Heriberto Rodríguez-Martínez and Dr. Manuel Álvarez-Rodríguez at Linköping University (Sweden) on a study checking changes in the relative abundance of mRNA transcripts of some calcium channels before and after in vitro capacitation triggered by bicarbonate, in boar sperm. Our PhD, Estíbaliz Lacalle, stayed at their lab doing some experiments about […]