Epigenetics and Periconception Environment
COST Action FA1201
Fluorescent microscopy image of a blastocyst from horse. By courtesy of Katriens Smits, Ghent University, Belgium
Short Term Scientific Missions 2015

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List of Funded Missions
  Applicant Host Topic
1 Maria Sabes
Department of Animal Health Autonomous
University of Barcelona
Barcelona, ES
Jane Morrell
Division of Reproduction
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Uppsala, SE
Comparative study of seasonal epigenomic effects on sperm cells from Swedish and Spanish bulls
2 Sofia Engrola 
Centre of Marine Sciences
Faro, PT

Jorge Fernandes 
University of Nordland
Bodo, NO
Preparation of a future research project and PhD proposal to strength the collaboration
3 Jorge Lopez-Tello
Department of Animal Production
Complutense University
Madrid, ES
Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri Department of Physiology
University of Cambridge Cambridge, GB
The role of the Igf2 gene in regulating placental endocrine function and maternernal metabolism
4 Ilaria Manigrasso
Department of Experimental, Clinical and Biomedical Sciences University of Firenze
Firenze, IT
Feve Bruno
Saint-Antoine Research Centre French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM)
Paris, FR
DNA fragmentation and chromatin maturation in sperm of men with metabolic syndrome
5 Joanna Najmula
lnstitute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Polish Academy of Sciences
Olsztyn, PL
Yael Heifetz
Department of Entomology Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot. IL
Identification of exosomes/microvesicles in uterine environment during early pregnancy in pig
6 Grazyna Ptak
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Teramo
Teramo, IT
Barbara Gajda Department of Biotechnology of Animal Reproduction National Research Institute of Animal Production Krakow, PL
Evaluation of maternal conditions influencing embryo ability to enter diapause
7 Carmen Alminana
Reproductive Physiology and Behavior French National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA)
Nouzilly, FR
Susanne Ulbrich
Animal Physiology Institute of Agricultural Sciences Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Zurich, CH
Deciphering miRNA exosomal messages between the oviduct and the embryo
8 Laura Terzaghi
Department of Health University of Milan
Milan, IT
Trudee Fair
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences University College Dublin
Dublin, IE
The contribution of progesterone in regulating bovine oocyte developmental potential acquisition
9 Soledad Garcia-Martinez
University of Murcia
Murcia, ES
Gavin Kelsey
Epigenetics Programme Babraham Institute
Cambridge, GB
Comparision of methylation landscape from gamete to blastocyst between in vitro and in vivo conditions in swine
Start End
02 July 2015 01 September 2016
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