Tête-à-tête with Simone Immler

To wrap up the ‘tête-à-tête’ series on speakers from the 14th NYRA Meeting in Norwich, we here present the tête-à-tête with Simone Immler. Simone Immler is a Professor of Genetics and Reproduction at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia. Prof. Immler earned her MSc from the University of Basel, Switzerland, …

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Tête-à-tête with Kristian Almstrup

This time we bring an interview to get to know another of our invited speakers at the 14th NYRA meeting, which will take place in Norwich from 19-21st of September 2022. Kristian Almstrup is a Senior Scientist at Copenhagen University Hospital – Rigshospitalet, where he serves as a research leader at the Department of Growth and Reproduction. …

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Viable Offspring Derived From Single Unfertilized Mammalian Oocytes

The general understanding of fertilization is the fusion of two haploid gametes, the spermatozoon, and the oocyte, to form a diploid cell that goes through the multiple cell division and cell differentiation events of embryo development. However, recent research has pushed this understanding. Parthenogenesis, also known as virgin births, is another way of embryo development …

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In memory of Bernard Jegou

It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Professor Bernard Jegou from Rennes, France. Bernard Jegou was a well-known person in the field of Andrology, especially for his winning personality that many of us have experienced during the Testis Workshops over the years, but also for his outstanding scientific career. Bernard …

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