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Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol

Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biol
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4508

+44 1478 350008

Abolfazl Shirazi

Abolfazl Shirazi

Dr. Abolfazl Shirazi DVM, PhD Associate Professor Head of Department of Reproductive Biotechnology Research Center, Avicenna Research Institute ACECR, Shahid Beheshti University Tehran, Iran

Biography
He graduated from University of Tehran at 1989 (DVM). At about 7 years he was busy as a veterinary practitioner and then started his study as a PhD student (Obstetrics and Reproductive Diseases).  During his study elected as a top student during both under and post graduate studies. After his first sabbatical in Dept. of Farm Animal, University of Utrecht, he interested to continue his research in the field of reproductive biotechnology. Therefore, after lots of efforts he founded a research institute in Shahrekord University in Iran. He established the relevant protocols for in vitro production of farm animal embryos and animal cloning in our institute. Presently, he is  busy with many projects such as “production of knockout mouse; targeted deletion of the Rag1 and Rag2 genes” and ‘long term culture of goat spermatogonial stem cells” and collaborate with two research institutes. Meanwhile, he cooperate as an associate editor and editorial board of 3 journals and as a reviewer of 6 international journals.
Research Interest

Animal cloning 
• Transgenic animal 
• Stem cell biotechnology (embryonic stem cell) 
• Mammalian epigenetic regulatory mechanisms during preimplantation development
• Gamete and embryo cryopreservation
• Signal transduction pathways in animal cloning procedure

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