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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13th NYRA Meeting: Opening of Registration!

NYRA Members! Join the young researcher community next May 29th-30th, 2021 and register for the next Virtual 13th NYRA Meeting. Do not miss the opportunity of Present your work in oral/poster presentation Attend plenary talks given by outstanding invited speakers Participate in the Workshop “Providing evidence for the skills that stay with you” Meet other young researchers from all …

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13th NYRA Meeting – COVID-19 statement

Due to the COVID-19 worldwide situation, for the health and safety of the attendees, the 13th NYRA Meeting has been postponed to next May 29th-30th, 2021 and will take place as a Virtual Meeting. Don’t miss this opportunity to join the young researcher community! Stay tuned to our different channels for upcoming news! Registration will open …

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SALF eCongress being held on January 21st 2021

Register here Join the upcoming eCongress of our new collaborating society SALF – the French and French speaking society of andrology. Besides many interesting sessions given in French language, they will host one international session with Profs. Agarwal and Esteves in English language. Registration for SALF members is free and only 30€ for non-members.

Tête-a-tête with Julie Cocquet

By Thomas Darde Julie Cocquet Julie Cocquet obtained her PhD in molecular and cellular biology from Université de Paris in 2006. After 5 years of postdoctoral research in Dr. Paul Burgoyne’s lab (MRC – National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK), she was recruited as a junior PI by Inserm in Daniel Vaiman s research …

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13th NYRA Meeting: COVID-19 Statement

By THOMAS DARDE 13th NYRA Meeting: COVID-19 Statement Due to the COVID-19 worldwide situation, for the health and safety of our attendees, the 13th NYRA Meeting has been postponed to next May 28th-30th, 2021. The event will be held in the same venue (Eden Roc Hotel, in Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Spain), preceding the rescheduled …

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Tête-a-tête with Nils Lambalk

By Tiina Lehtiniemi The man in the editor’s chair The Dutch gynaecologist Nils Lambalk took over as editor-in-chief of Human Reproduction early this year. He is a gynaecologist and fertility specialist with focus on reproductive endocrinology. He has published over 100 papers and book chapters on subjects related to his research interests. We asked him …

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Report on the 12th meeting of the Network for Young Researchers in Andrology (NYRA)

This year’s NYRA meeting, 23rd – 24th of September 2019, was held adjacent to the 6thWorkshop of Molecular Andrology and the 50th Anniversary of the Department of Urology in Giessen, Germany. The audience included Master students, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and even a few group leaders. In total, our two-day seminar series was attended by 40 participants representing …

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Mutations in DNAH17, Encoding a Sperm-Specific Axonemal Outer Dynein Arm Heavy Chain, Cause Isolated Male Infertility Due to Asthenozoospermia

By MANON OUD Approximately 1 in 6 couples is unable to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. In roughly half of all infertility cases there is a male factor involved. Considered predominantly a genetic condition, currently the majority of patients with a severe form of infertility remains unexplained. Recently, Whitfield et al. discovered …

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