Survey of the Gochu Asturcelta autochthonous breed germplasm bank, new publication

We have just published an article in the journal Animals, on a Special Issue on pig reproduction, on the cryopreserved semen of the Gochu Asturcelta autochthonous breed. This study has been coordinated by Dr. Néstor Caamaño and resulted from a collaboration of SERIDA and the Universities of Murcia, Oviedo, and León. This study contributes with […]

Postdoc opportunity at University of León, Reprobio, María Zambrano grants

The Spanish Ministry of Universities has launched a new line of grants for postdocs for carrying 1-3 years stays at Spanish Universities (press note https://tinyurl.com/yhf3go4t; official publication https://www.boe.es/diario_boe/txt.php?id=BOE-A-2021-6391). This is an excellent opportunity for continuing your research career in our group, if you have a postdoc experience of at least 24 months.

We are now […]

Tesis doctoral sobre antioxidantes en semen

La semana pasada, el Dr. Felipe Martínez asistió como Presidente de Tribunal a la tesis doctoral de D.ª Francisca Sánchez, del grupo SaBio del IREC/UCLM. La tesis se tituló “Estrategia antioxidante para la protección espermática frente al estrés oxidativo”, y la defendió brillantemente el día 16 de abril.

Ha sido una satisfacción asistir a esta […]

Special Issue “Molecular Determinants of Seminal Plasma on Sperm Biology and Fertility” in IJMS

Dr. Manuel Álvarez-Rodríguez from LIU/UAB and Dr. Felipe Martínez-Pastor have co-edited a Special Issue in the IJMS on seminal plasma. We have achieved to put together 17 state-of-the-art research articles and reviews on the topic, including aspects related to human medicine, animal breeding, molecular and cellular research.

Our expectation is that this Special Issue contributes […]

Recapitulando 2019

Aprovechamos un momento de pausa para escribir una entrada sobre 2019. Un año intenso. Reflejamos por aquí algunos eventos, pero se han quedado muchos por mencionar. Los más relevantes:

Nuestra compañera Estela Fernández se doctoró en noviembre, presentando una tesis sobre la importancia de la melatonina en el tracto reproductor masculino y el espermatozoide […]