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  • Dr. Kalo Dorit - Lab manager

 

  • Yaacobi-Artzi Shira (Ph.D student)

  • Srevnik Naama (Ph.D student) supervising with Amnon Buxboim

  • Tanya Kogan (Ph.D student)

  • Shir Manovitz (M.sc student)

  • Liora Berkovich (M.sc student) supervising with Moran Gershoni

  • Cohenshtam Omer (M.Sc student) supervising with Moran Gershoni

  • Mendelson Paz (Master project in veterinary)

  • Reches Dan (Master project in veterinary)

  • Jen Shpirer 

  • Jonathan Shalev

  • Naama Sarig

Geusts

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  • Tanya Kogan

  • David Biran

Former Students (M.Sc)

  • 2018-2020 Rotem Vineberg Title: "A novel approach for identifying genes involves                      in reduced bulls’ fertility"; supervising with Dr. Moran Gershoni.

  • 2015-2018 Elya Savchenko Title:"Cryopreservation of bovine ovarian                                             cortex"; supervising with Dr. Ido Braslavski

  • 2013- 2018 Omri Shif Title: Hormonal treatment to improve dairy cows’                                        conception rate during the summer.

  • 2016-2018 Raz Chen Title: "Association between plasma progesterone                                          concentration and  lipid droplets size"; supervising with Dr. Nurit                                Argov-Argaman. 

  • 2015-2018 Lapid Ronny Title: "Thermo-tolerance of cross breeding bovine                                  embryo".

  • 2010-2014 Noam Koshet-Neta  Title: "The effect of Omega-3 supplement                        on bovine semen fertility competence"; supervising with Dr. U. Moallem.

  • 2009-2012 Tanya Kogan Title: "Effect of hydrocolloid patches incorporating                                 essential oils on mammalian sperm quality"; supervising with Prof.                           Amos Nussinovitch.

  • 2009-2012 Shiri Asaf Title: "In vivo and in vitro models to examine the                                          effects of clinical and sub-clinical mastitis on bovine oocyte                                        developmental competence"; supervising with Prof. David Wolfenson.

  • 2008-2011 David Biran Title: "Developmental dynamic of ovarian cyst and                                    persistent follicle in postpartum dairy cows"; supervising with Prof.                           Ruth Braw-Tal.

  • 2009-2011 Karin Mahagrafta Title: "Influence of seasonality and age on lipid                                profile and sperm quality of Holstein bull semen"; supervising with                            Dr. Nurit Argov-Argaman.

  • 2007-2010 Yulya Shcherbyna Title: "Physical and biological properties of                                     essential oil patches"; supervising with Prof. Amos Nussinovitch.

  • 2006-2008 Ayala Dvir Title: "Effects of natural or induced mastitis on bovine                                oocyte competence and embryonic development";  supervising with                          Prof. David Wolfenson.

  • 2005-2008 Dorit Kalo Title: "Involvement of the sphingolipid ceramide in                                      heat-shock-induced apoptosis of bovine oocytes".

  • 2004-2006 Adaya Aroyo Title: "The effect of maternal hyperthermia on the                                  developmental competence of the ovarian pool of oocytes in                                       mammals"; supervising with Dr. Amir Arav.

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  • 2013-2020  Alisa Komski-Elbaz Thesis title: Effect of foodborne toxin on bovine                         sperm quality.

  • 2009 -2016 Dorit Kalo Thesis title: Effect of endocrine disruptors on oocyte                                developmental competence in mammalian

  • 2005-2013 Sahar Yavin Thesis title: Improving the survival of mammalian                                  oocytes and preimplantation embryos following vitrification;                                   supervising with Amir Arav.

  • 2005-2013 Mirit Gandelman Thesis title: effect of seasonal heat stress on

                           the ovarian pool of oocytes: cellular and molecular aspects.

                          

Ungraduted Students

  • 2020- 2021 Netta Reem 'Amirim project of excellent students'. Title: "The                               morphokinetics of XY- and XX-embryos developed from X- and Y-                       sorted semen". 

  • 2019-2020  Paz Mendelson 'Amirim project of excellent students'. Title:                                  "Synergistic effect of food borne toxins on sperm quality".

  • 2017-2018 Dan Reches 'Amirim' project fo excellent students'. Title:"“Effect of                      dietary omega-3 fatty acids on bull sperm quality”.

  • 2017-2018 Orit Douek 'Research project' for excellent student. Title: “Effect of                      dietary omega-3 fatty acids on bull sperm fertility competence”.

  • 2016-2017 Tal Brender 'Research project' for excellent student. 

  • 2015-2016 Chen Shimoni 'Research project' for excellent student. Title:                                "Examining the anti- oxidative effect of Melatonin on oocytes                               exposed to heat-shock".

  • 2015-2016 Moty Saktsier 'Amirim' project for excellent students. Title: "Effect                     of Aflatoxin on bovine semen quality".

  • 2011-2012 Ron Hadas, 'Amirim' project for excellent students’. Title: "Effects                      of the endocrine-disrupting compounds, phthalates, on dairy                              cows' ovarian function".

  • 2009-2010 Shaked Druker, 'Amirim' project for excellent students. Title:                               "Examination of Omega-3 supplement to improve bovine semen                         quality".

  • 2008-2009 Nili Elior, 'Amirim' project for excellent students. Title: "Whole-cell                      patch-clamp measurement in bovine sperm".

  • 2008-2009 Dana Grossman, 'Amirim' project for excellent students. Title:                            "Effects of the endocrine-disrupting compounds, phthalates, on                          developmental competence of bovine oocytes".

  • 2007-2008 David Biran, research exercise for outstanding undergraduate                            students. Title: "Using the SQA-vb system for bovine semen                                quality analysis".

  • 2006-2007 Eran Friedman, 'Amirim' project for excellent students. Title:                              "Effect of FSH treatments to improve the quality of the                                         preovulatory follicle in dairy cows through summer and autumn.

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Master project in veterinary Students

  • 2017-2020 Arina Zubov Title: Effect of the herbicide atrazine and its major                          metabolite, DACT, on bovine sperm resistance during                                            cryopreservation and after thawing. 

  • 2017-2020 Dana Asaf  Title: Characterization of progressive motility fading in                     bovine semen following cryopreservation.

  • 2017-2020 Yaron Kesler Title: Administration of GnRH at onset of estrus,                              determined by automatic heat detection system, to improve                               summer and autumn fertility in dairy cows.

  • 2017-2020 Moty Saktsier Title: Atrazine-induced toxicity in goat spermatozoa                     is alleviated to some extent by polyphenol-enriched feed.

  • 2014-2018 Shiff Omri (Master project in veterinary), Title: "Hormonal                                    treatment to improve dairy cows’ conception rate during the                              summer".

  • 2012-2015 Shaked Druker. Title: Age effects on bovine sperm viability and                          acrosome reaction".

  • 2010-2015 Dana Grossman. Title: "Characterizing bovine semen with high                           and low progressive motility".

  • 2008-2010 Eran Friedman, Title: "The effect of low-dose FSH administration                        on follicular dynamics and preovulatory follicle characteristics in                      dairy cows during the summer".

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External Student

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  • 2009-2010 Qi-Meiyu, PhD student from Heilongjjiang Department of Science and                           Technology, Harbin, China; in the frame of Israel-China Collaboration.                             Title: "Effect of IGF-I on developmental competence of bovine oocytes                             exposed to heat shock".

Post-doctral Fellows

  • 2012-2013  Li Ying post-doctoral fellows from the College of Veterinary Medicine South China                                Agricultural University (SCAU), Guangdong, China. Title: "Association between                                        progressive motility and in vitro fertilization competence".

  • 2007-2008 Shlomo Orgal post-doctoral fellow from Tel- Aviv University, Israel. Title: "Season-                                induced changes in bovine sperm motility following freeze-thaw procedure".

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