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2016: Tours, France 24-26 July

2016: Plenary Presentations

  1. Mode of action of cryoprotectants for sperm preservation.
    Harald Sieme,  Germany
  2. Directional freezing of sperm and associated derived technologies.
    Joseph Saragusty, Germany
  3. A comparative overview of the sperm centriolar complex in mammals and birds: variations on a theme.
    John Soley, South Africa
  4. Non-viable sperm in the ejaculate: simple escorts or maybe foes for viable sperm?
    Cristina Cuello, Spain
  5. Bull breeding soundness: a veterinary perspective.
    Peter Chenoweth, Australia
  6. Prediction of bull fertility.
    Matt Utt,  USA
  7. High-throughput analysis of horse sperm 3D swimming patterns using computational on-chip imaging.
    Aydogan Ozcan, USA
  8. The Sperm Chromatin Structure Assay (SCSA®) and other DNA fragmentation tests for evaluation of sperm nuclear DNA integrity as related to fertility.
    Don Evenson, USA
  9. Epididymal protein markers and fertility.
    Jean-Louis Dacheux, France
  10. Sperm macromolecules associated with bull fertility.
    Erdogan Memili, USA and Abdullah Kaya, Turkey

2016: Oral Presentations

    O1:  Penicillamine attenuates agglutination of ram spermatozoa in capacitating media through the reduction of disulphide bonds on a sperm binding protein.  T. Leahy, J.P. Rickard and S. P. de Graaf

    O2: Comparison of three variants of colloid centrifugation for sperm selection: sperm quality and blastocyst development in vitro.  M.C. Abraham, A. Johannisson, M. Sabés-Alsina, A. Ruete, and J.M. Morrell

    O3: The energy state of boar spermatozoa stored at different temperatures and its relation to sperm function.  D. Waberski, Q.T. Nguyen, U. Wallner, and H. Henning
     
    O4: Effects of the GnRH vaccine Improvac® on testicular tissue of young stallions.  A.E. Botha, J. Birrell, M.L. Schulman, L. du Plessis, P.N. Laver, J.T. Soley, and H.J. Bertschinger

    O5: Association between membrane lipid composition and progressive motility in bovine spermatozoa.  Yoel Zeron, Dana Grosman-Dahan, Ronit Laor, Ronit Mesilati-Stahy, Nurit Argov-Argaman, and Roth Zvi

    O6: Proteomic identification of turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) seminal plasma proteins.  M. Słowińska, J. Nynca, G.J. Arnold, T. Fröhlich, and A. Ciereszko

    O7: Possibilities and limitations on sperm surface proteomics.  Ian A. Brewis and Barend M. Gadella


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2016: Posters

    P1: Multicolor protocol for evaluation of apoptosis or damage to the plasma membrane of the spermatozoa. C.P. Freitas-Dell´Aqua, Y.F.R. Sancler-Silva, J.A. Dell´Aqua Jr, and F.O. Papa.

    P2: Changes to sperm surface carbohydrates following exposure to seminal plasma and freezing. Taylor Pini, Tamara Leahy, and Simon P. de Graaf

    P3: Analyses of boar semen samples submitted to an independent andrology laboratory. F.J. McPherson

    P4: Effect of age on sperm quality of drones of Apis mellifera iberiensis. J.L. Yániz, J. Gosalvez,C. López-Fernández, E. Sales, and P. Santolaria

    P5: Effect of hypoosmotic swelling test and water test on the distribution of sperm subpopulations in bull. K.S. Caycho, P. Santolaria, C. Soler, and J.L. Yániz

    P6: Actin polymerization during bovine sperm capacitation prevents the occurrence of spontaneous acrosomal exocytosis. Haim Breitbart and Ortal Shabtay

    P7: Effects of equilibration time on post thaw motility and fertility of bull semen. Gildas Michel, Alicia Chaigneau and Benoît Guyonnet

    P8: Morphological defects, sperm DNA integrity and protamination of bovine spermatozoa. Gry Boe-Hansen, Marina Fortes, and Nana Satake

    P9: Assessment of porcine sperm nuclear packaging utilizing CMA3 dual spectra flow cytometry. Nana Satake and Gry Boe-Hansen

    P10: Cysteine and glutathione improves post-thaw quality of Sahiwal bull spermatozoa. Abdul Sattar, Farhan Younas, Syed Murtaza Hasan Andrab, Nasim Ahmad, Muhammad Usman Mehmood, and Aneela Zameer Durrani

    P11: Seasonal dynamics in serum testosterone level, acrosome reaction induction, and osmotic tolerance of ram sperm. Ejaz Ahamd⃰, Zahid Naseer, Melih Aksoy, Niyazi Küçük, İlker Serin, and Ahmet Ceylan

    P12: Usefulness of different sugars for cryopreservation of salmon (Salmo salar) semen. J. Nynca, S. Judycka, E. Liszewska, S. Dobosz, K. Arai.,T. Fujimoto, J. Grudniewska and A. Ciereszko

    P13: Identification and characterization of major form of the warm temperature acclimation-related 65-kDa protein in carp seminal plasma. Mariola A. Dietrich, Halina Karol, and Andrzej Ciereszko

    P14: Potassium ions in extender differentially influence post-thaw sperm motility of Salmonidae fish. S. Judycka, J. Nynca, E. Liszewska, S. Dobosz, T. Zalewski, A. Ciereszko.

    P15: Comparison of bull (Bos taurus) seminal plasma, seminal vesicles fluid and cauda epididymal fluid proteomes. Błażej Westfalewicz, Mariola Dietrich, Agnieszka Mostek, and Andrzej Ciereszko

    P16: Cryopreservation and evalution Akkaraman ram semen with cholesterol and 7-dehydrocholesterol loaded cyclodextrin. Muhammed Enes Inanc, Ongun Uysal, and Ayhan Ata

    P17: Characteristics of epididymal and ejaculated sperm when cultured in extender media. George A. Perry and Emmalee J. Northrop

    P18: Novel protein-free semen medium improves fertility potential of frozen bovine sperm. A. Camus, A. González, and E. Schmitt

    P19: Concentration and time dependent predictive analysis of hydrogen peroxide as a pro-oxidant agent in boar sperm, and it intracellular and extracellular detection by luminescent and fluorescent probes. Ignacio Jofre Fernandez, Camilla Mota Mendes, Tamara Silva Fabres, Magdalena Cuevas Troncoso, Mariana Torres Andrade, André Furuguen, Marcilio Nichi, Jose Antonio Visintin, Fernando Romero Mejía, and Mayra Elena Ortiz D’Avila Assumpção

    P20:Interaction of bovine sperm with cervical mucins. Hazem Al Mhanna, Mary Gallagher, Stephen Carrington and Colm Reid

    P21: Characterization of the rheotaxis response of bull sperm using a microfluidic device. L. Martinez-Fresneda, J. Costelloe, A. O’Hara, A. Lynch, S. Monsonis-Centelles, D. Newport, and S. Fair

    P22: The effect of dietary supplementation of algae rich in docosahexaenoic acid on boar fertility. E.M. Murphy, C. Stanton, C. O’Brien, C. Murphy, S. Holden, R.P. Murphy, P. Varley, M.P. Boland, and S. Fair

    P23: Epididymal spermatozoa from Hippopotamus amphibius. Izabella Pazzoto Alves, Sergio Diniz Garcia, Thiago Luís Magnani Grassi, Gabriela Ribeiro de Araújo Rocha, Douglas Augusto Franciscato, Bruna Helena Kipper, and Marion Burkhardt de Koivisto

    P24: Effects of 17-β estradiol and progesterone on ram sperm functionality. S. Gimeno, L. Del Molino, A. Casao, J.A. Cebrián-Pérez, T. Muiño-Blanco and R. Pérez-Pé

    P25: Changes in the localization of MT1 and MT2 melatonin receptors in ram spermatozoa during maturation in the testis and epididymis. A. Casao, R. Pérez-Pé, T. Muiño-Blanco, and J.A. Cebrián-Pérez.

    P26: Semi-automatic morphometric analysis of normal boar sperm head. A.M. Syanda, G. Boe-Hansen, and N. Satake

    P27: Bull breed affects which parameters of sperm quality are indicative of fertility. J.M. Morrell, T. Nongbua, S. Valeanu, K. Lundstedt-Enkel, A. Edman,and A. Johannisson

    P28: Seminal plasma components differ between “good freezer” and “poor freezer” stallions. Essraa Al-Essawe, Guillaume Tsikis, Valerie Labas, Xavier Druart, Manuela Wulf, Christine Aurich, and Jane M. Morrell

    P29: Effect of bovine seminal plasma on sperm motility and chromatin integrity. Thanapol Nongbua, Anders Johannisson, Anders Edman, and Jane M Morrell

    P30: Antioxidant capacity and its relationships with sperm quality under Colombian high tropic conditions. M. Carvajal-Serna, C. Manrique-Perdomo and H. Grajales-Lombana

    P31: Heterogeneity of cryoresistance in Common carp sperm. Y. Horokhovatskyi, S. Sampels, B. Dzyuba, J. Cosson, O. Linhart, M. Rodina,P. Fedorov, and M. Bleha

    P32: Intact cell MALDI-TOF MS on sperm: a new molecular test for male fertility diagnosis. Laura Soler, Valérie Labas, Aurore Thélie, Isabelle Grasseau, Ana-Paula Teixeira-Gomes and Elisabeth Blesbois

    P33: Effects of Sodium Pentaborate added extenders on post-thaw bovine semen kinetic parameters. Mehmet Borga Tirpan, Hakan Gürler2, Kemal Tuna Olgac, and Ali Daskin

    P34: The effect of different insemination techniques and cervical conformation index on fertility rates in Angora goat. A. Daskin, K. Tekin, M.B. Tirpan, M.E. Inanc, B. Cil, and H. Alemdar

    P35: Sperm nuclear vacuoles impair the reproductive success in a human In Vitro fertilization program (IVF). Maximilian Schuff, Barbara Wirleitner, Magnus Bach, Anton Neyer, Astrid Stecher, Maximilian Murtinger, and Pierre Vanderzwalmen

    P36: Immunohistochemical localization of paraoxonase type 1 in the boar genital tract. Isabel Barranco, Cristina Perez-Patiño, Alejandro Vicente-Carrillo, Manuel Alvarez-Rodriguez, Emilio A. Martinez, Jordi Roca, and Heriberto Rodriguez-Martinez.

    P37: Comparative morphological analysis and optimization of CASA parameters in bull, ram, buck and dog. K.Tekin, C. Stelletta, F. Oztutar Stelletta, and A. Daskin

    P38: Exposure to seminal plasma reduces the duration that epididymal ram spermatozoa exhibit wave motion. Jessica P. Rickard, Tamara Leahy, Xavier Druart and Simon P. de Graaf

    P39: Plane of nutrition affects scrotal skin thickness and scrotal temperature in pre-pubertal Holstein-Friesian bulls. C. Byrne, A.M. English, S. Fair, P. Lonergan, and D.A. Kenny

    P40: Beneficial effects of crocin against H2O2-induced oxidative stress on bovine sperm motility and viability. M. Tsantarliotou, V. Sapanidou, I. Margaritis, M.A. Karatzia, I.Taitzoglou, S. Lavrentiadou, and I. Zervos

    P41: Chemical sterilisation of animals: A review of the use of zinc- and CaCl2 based solutions in male and female animals and factors likely to improve responses to treatment. John Cavalieri

    P42: Comparative cryopreservation of eland (Taurotragus oryx), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros) and domestic bull spermatozoa. H. Lozano, G. Wirtu, C.E. Pope, A. Cole, and B.L. Dresser

    P43: Pixel intensity of testicular ultrasonograms correlates with the histological composition of stallion testes. Malgorzata Pozor, Heather Morrisey, Valeria Albanese, and Natalie Khouzam

    P44: Retrograde flushing of dromedary camel bull epididymis: a lesson learned. D. Monaco, M. Batista, A. Zagorskaia, O. Amann, G.M. Lacalandra

    P45: Isolation of high density lipoproteins in ovine follicular and oviductal fluid. N. C. Bernecic, B.M. Gadella,, S.P. de Graaf and T. Leahy

    P46: The effect of antioxidants on the in vitro quality of fresh bull sperm stored in an egg yolk based diluent. S.A. Holden, P. Lonergan and S. Fair

    P47: Role of EDTA as a chelating agent in canine semen cryopreservation. C. Braud, L.C.F Bergo, G.R. Araújo, T. Deco-Souza, A.C.Csermak Jr , L.R.B. Carazo, L.C. Silva and T.A.R. Paula.

    P48: The effect of early life plane of nutrition on blood metabolites and testicular development of Holstein Friesian bull calves. A.M. English, C.Byrne, S. Waters, S. Fair, and D. Kenny

    P49: Use of colloid single layer centrifugation for dromedary camel semen: effect of initial dilution and comparison of two colloids on sperm quality parameters. C. Malo, J.M. Morrell, E.G. Crichton, B.S. Pukazhenthi, and J.A. Skidmore

    P50: Interspecific divergence of sperm morphometry in canids. C.S. Asa, L. Vansandt and K. Bauman

    P51: Comparative genomic identification and expression profiling of CatSper genes in the reproductive tract of the bull. G.P. Johnson, A.M. English, D.A. Hoey, K.G. Meade, and S. Fair

    P52: Antibiotic-free hypothermic storage of boar semen in Androstar +5 extender results in similar fertility results compared to semen stored at 17°C in extender with antibiotic content. Rudolf Grossfeld, Wolfgang Peralta, Karl-Fritz Weitze, Dagmar Waberski

    P53: Investigating proteomic methods and tools to assess sperm quality. Nicholas Sergeant, Fanny Jumeau, Sabiha Eddarkaoui, Julien Sigala, Gbete Florian Dossou, Maryse Delehedde, Luc Buee, Jean François Yvoz and Valérie Mitchell

    P54: Prolonging equilibrium time benefits bovine semen quality: how research results are implemented in daily routine of a high producing AI laboratory. M.L.W.J. Broekhuijse

    P55: Influence of semen cryopreservation on flow on sperm quality parameters of Siberian sturgeon determined with the use of a portable flow cytometer. G. Dietrich, E. Liszewska, S. Judycka, and M. Szczepkowski

    P56: Effect of different extenders on sperm motion characteristics, viability and acrosome integrity during liquid storage of dromedary camel semen. S. Al-Bulushi, BM Manjunatha, R. Bathgate and S.P. de Graaf

    P57: Deferred bulls: Are cycles per conception and pregnancy rate determined by the type of spermiogramme deviation under natural mating? L. Navarro and J. Chacón

    P58: Thermographic scrotal pattern in sound for breeding zebu bulls extensively managed in tropical Costa Rica. J. Chacón, B. Vargas and A. Chacón-Obando

    P59: Flagella parameters used as descriptors of fish spermatozoa motility. J. Cosson

    P60: The influence of sexed semen use and genotyping on genetic gain in seasonal-calving pasture-based dairy herds. Craig Murphy, Laurence Shalloo and Stephen T. Butler

    P61: Effect of season on semen characteristics in water buffalo. Reeza Ramgattie, N. Siew, S. Suepaul, M. Diptee, K. Mohan, V. Stoute and M. Knights

    P62: Immunolocalization of aromatase and estrogen receptor β in the testis and epididymis of agoutis (Dasyprocta leporina) during postnatal development. M.A.M. Arroyo, P.R.S. Santos, M.F. Oliveira, A.J. Conley, and A.C. Assis Neto

    P63: Effects of melatonin added to gamete co-incubation medium on sperm functionality and in vitro production of porcine embryos. CA Martinez, A. Nohalez, C. Cuello, J. Roca, M.A. Gil, E.A. Martinez, and I. Parrilla

    P64: The melatonin concentration in boar seminal plasma: a predictive in vivo fertility marker? Cristina Perez-Patiño, Isabel Barranco, Adriana Casao, José A Cebrían-Pérez, Teresa Muiño-Blanco, Emilio A. Martinez, and Jordi Roca

    P65: Comparison of extenders for equine semen refreezing for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Raul Gonzalez-Castro, Fabio Amoroso Sanches, James Graham and Elaine Carnevale

    P66: Application of conductivity meters for quality control of extender preparation at boar studs. J. Robinson, J. Duoss, W-M Lim, and C. Kuster

    P67: Incidence of sperm nuclear DNA fragmentation in artificial insemination boars measured using the Sperm Chromatin Dispersion Test. Manuel Molina, Alfonso Bolarín, Inmaculada Parrilla, Emilio A. Martínez, and Jordi Roca

    P68: Bull frozen semen accidentally exposed to room temperature for 5 seconds presents reduced blastocyst formation after IVF. G. Lopes, P. Ferreira, and A. Rocha

    P69: Non-return rate as a predictor of calving rate in seasonal-calving pasture-based dairy herds. S. Fair, P. Lonergan, S.T. Butler and C. Murphy

    P70: Cryoprotective capacity on ram spermatozoa of vitamin E and spermine combined with trehalose in hyperosmotic conditions. C.P. Ambrosi, A. Venturino, M.F. López Armengol, and E.G. Aisen

    P71: Relationship of sexual development and fertility-related measures in young beef bulls with known feed efficiency. S. Bourgon, M. Diel de Amorim, S. Lam, J. Munro, R. Foster, T. Chenier, S. Miller, and Y. Montanholi

    P72: Reliability of the Hypo-Osmotic Swelling Test (HOST) for predicting acceptable post-thaw motility in rams. Eleas Wu, Ju Ji, and Swanand Sathe

2014: Newcastle, Australia, 8-10 August

2014: Plenary Presentations

  1. Life after fertilization: What the sperm brings.
    Stuart Meyers, University of California – Davis, USA
  2. Causes and consequences of DNA damage in spermatozoa: importance of oxidative stress in the pathological disruption of mammalian sperm function
    John Aitken, University of Newcastle, Australia
  3. Quantifying sperm nuclear shape with Fourier Harmonic Analysis and relationship to spermatogenesis and fertility.
    John Parrish, University of Wisconsin, USA
  4. Emerging sperm assessments; from the lab to the clinic and back again.
    Zamira Gibb, University of Newcastle, Australia
  5. Sperm sexing – new perspectives in evaluating male reproductive function.
    Vish Vishwanath, Sexing Technologies, USA
  6. Multiparametric flow cytometry in spermatology: a single test for multiple assays.
    Fernando J. Peña, University of Extremadura, Spain
  7. Are semen quality standards required in pig artificial insemination?
    Hanneke Feitsma, Minnesota Swine Reproduction Center, USA
  8. strong>Prospects for standards in equine spermatozoal analyses.
    Dickson Varner, Texas A&M University, USA
  9. Ratite sperm morphology: A birds-eye view.
    John Soley, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  10. Emerging roles of seminal plasma in sperm function.
    Simon de Graaf, University of Sydney, Australia
  11. Binder of SPerm (BSP) proteins in the male reproductive tract of farm animals.
    Puttaswamy Manjunath, University of Montreal, Canada
  12. Comparative biochemical composition of seminal plasma and its clinical usefulness.
    Calogero Stelletta, University of Padova, Italy

2014: Oral Presentations

  1. Motion characteristics of semen collected from breeding dromedary bulls (Camelus dromedarius)
    Samir ALBulushi, N. Pratap, B.M. Manjunatha
  2. Use of in vitro assessed semen quality criteria to predict fertility of bull semen
    Marleen Broekhuijse, Eli Sellem, Ludivine Chevrier, Sabine Camugli, Eric Schmitt, Laurent Schibler, Erwin Koenen
  3. Modelisation of Massal Motility as a Predictor of Fertility in Male Animals
    Philippa Kohnk1, Clement Soleilhavoup, Ana Lopes Simoes, Eric Debreuve, Jérôme Fehrenbach, Frank Plouraboue, Agnès Camus, Xavier Druart, Pierre Degond
  4. The effect of fluctuating storage temperature on liquid stored bull sperm
    Craig Murphy, Shauna A Holden, Pat Lonergan, Sean Fair
  5. Sperm Abnormalities: a pain in the gut?
    Matthew Callaghan, Peter McAuliffe, Viv Perry

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2014: Posters

  1. Capacitation in the presence of methyl-β-cyclodextrin results in enhanced zona pellucida-binding ability of stallion spermatozoa
    Elizabeth Bromfield, John Aitken, Brett Nixon
  2. Comparison of semen quality in a captive colony of howler monkeys (Alouatta caraya) in two different periods, 2010 and 2014
    Fernanda M Carvalho, Paloma R Arakaki, Marcílio Nichi, José APC Muniz, Marcelo ABV Guimarães, José MB Duarte, Rodrigo R Valle
  3. Cryopreservation effects on plasma membrane and acrosome integrity in Callithrix penicillata semen
    Paloma R Arakaki, Fernanda M Carvalho, Marcílio Nichi, José APC Muniz, Frederico OB Monteiro, Marcelo ABV Guimarães, Rodrigo R Valle
  4. Correlations between body weight and scrotal circumference with age at puberty in zebu steers raised under tropical conditions
    Jorge Chacon, Alejandra Arias, Karla Barrantes, Bernardo Vargas
  5. The effect of oestrus synchronisation and superovulation on the migration of spermatozoa through ovine cervical mucus
    Jessie W Maddison, Jessica P Rickard, Xavier Druart, Tamara Leahy, Simon P de Graaf
  6. Morphology and incidence of sperm defects in the ostrich, Struthio camelus
    Lizette du Plessis, Irek Malecki, Maud Bonato, Marna Smith, Schalk Cloete, John Soley
  7. Low DMSO concentration in combination with high egg yolk concentration maintains rabbit sperm motility and viability post-thaw
    Sally E Hall1, Danielle Johinke, Simon P de Graaf, Roslyn Bathgatei
  8. Expression analyses of insulin-like peptide 3 and its receptor, RXFP2, in testes of normal and cryptorchid dogs
    M A Hannan, Yoshiaki Kubo, Indunil N Pathirana, Erika E Büllesbach, Masahiro Takahashi, Hiromichi Tamada, Shingo Hatoya, Toshio Inaba, Noritoshi Kawate
  9. Quercetin reduces the in vitro production of H2O2 during chilled storage of rabbit spermatozoa
    Danielle Johinke, Simon P de Graaf, Roslyn Bathgate
  10. Effect of chromatin condensation on sperm head morphology and in vitro production of embryos
    Bruna Helena Kipper, Juliane Teramachi Trevizan, Janaina Torres Carreira, Isadora Resende Carvalho, Douglas Augusto Franciscato, Lucia Helena Rodrigues Rodrigues, Marion Burkhardt de Koivisto
  11. In Search of Gold: Sperm Concentration Measurement
    Steven P Lorton
  12. The effects of different cryoprotectants on fertility parameters for stallion epididymal sperm
    Lee HA Morris, Jody A Blomfield, Cleo Hogne-Beattie
  13. Comparative Study of Sperm Motility Characters in Boar Semen from Two Different Breeds during Liquid Storage and Relation to Field Fertility
    Froydis Myromslien, Abdolrahman Khezri, Tuva Hereng, Ann Helen Gaustad
  14. The investigation of an effective diluent for the cryopreservation of rabbit semen
    Cameron Negus, Danielle Johinke, Roslyn Bathgate
  15. Bull Sperm Morphology Examination and Reporting in Australia
    Judy Felton-Taylor, Kelli Prosser, Viv Perry
  16. Seminal plasma aids the migration of epididymal spermatozoa through cervical mucus
    Jessica P. Rickard, Taylor Pini, Garry W. Lynch, Xavier Druart, Simon P. de Graaf
  17. Assessment of protamine deficiency in bovine sperm utilizing CMA3 dual spectra and flow cytometry
    Nana Satake, Marina Fortes, Gry Boe-Hansen
  18. Validation of a heterologous zona pellucida-binding assay for alpaca (Vicugna pacos) spermatozoa
    Cassandra C Stuart, Claire M Kershaw-Young, Simon P de Graaf, Roslyn Bathgate
  19. AICAR improves motility of stallion spermatozoa in vitro
    Aleona Swegen, Zamira Gibb, John Aitken
  20. Protective effects of lycopene on the bovine spermatozoa activity under oxidative stress
    Eva Tvrda, Norbert Lukac, Tomas Jambor, Peter Massanyi
  21. Reproductive performance of liquid sex-sorted semen in lactating dairy cows
    Zhenzhong Xu
  22. Incorporation of dietary omega-3 fatty acids from flaxseed oil into bull’s sperm
    Uzi Moallem, Yoel Zeron, David Biran, Maya Zachut, Zvi Roth
  23. Effects of a GnRH administration on testosterone profile, libido and semen parameters of dromedary camel bulls
    Davide Monaco, Meriem Fatnassi, Barbara Padalino, Lydiane AubÃ, Touhami Khorchani, Mohamed Hammadi, Giovanni M M Lacalandr
  24. Smooth muscle distribution and oxytocin receptor immunolocalization in dogs testicles and epididymis
    Andressa Dalmazzo, Cláudia K. Minazaki, Marcilio Nichi, João Diego Agostini Losano, Maria Inês Borella, Valquiria H. Barnabe
  25. Genistein effect on reproductive system in male rats
    Rostam Ghorbani, Mitra Bakhtiari, Mozafar Khazaei, Cyrous Jalili, Sedighe Ghanbari

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2012: Vancouver, Canada, 28-29 July, 2012

2012: Plenary Presentations

  1. Developing an NAAB/CSS semen quality control program
    J.R. Mitchell
  2. Semen quality control and quality assurance in AI centers
    J.M. DeJarnette
  3. Andrology research laboratories: their role for quality assurance in AI centers
    D. Waberski, H. Henning, K. Rüdiger, M. Schulze
  4. Quality assurance and quality control in animal andrology
    P. Vincent, S.L. Underwood, C. Dolbec, N. Bouchard, T. Kroetsch, P. Blondin
  5. Computer assisted sperm analysis in animal andrology: where are we now and
    where should we go?
    F.J. Peña
  6. Negative biomarkers of sperm quality and male fertility
    C.E. Kennedy, P. Sutovsky
  7. Effects of the male on bovine embryo quality
    G.E. Seidel Jr.
  8. Technology-enhanced learning in andrology: use of computer simulation as a
    strategy to introduce principles of bull breeding soundness evaluation in a DVM
    curriculum
    J.C. Thundathil, A.L. Vallevand
  9. Cryostorage and oxidative stress in mammalian spermatozoa
    S.A. Meyers

2012: Panel presentations

  1. Biosecurity: a dynamic discipline based on fundamental concepts and goals
    D.R. Monke
  2. Biosecurity in bovine artificial insemination in New Zealand
    T.J. Parkinson
  3. Biosecurity and quality assurance in equine semen production centers
    P.R. Loomis
  4. Biosecurity concerns for breeding dogs
    M.V. Root Kustritz
  5. Biosecurity in the pig sector
    C.A. Romero

 

2012: Oral Presentations

  1. Fertility of Alpine goats following estrus synchronization with CIDR and artificial insemination with cryopreserved semen
    J.L. Bailey, G. Maher, M. Thériault, C. Lessard, D. Cinq-Mars, M. Marier, F. Castonguay

  2. Image processing combined with chlortetracycline staining for assessment of boar sperm capacitation and fertility
    M. Nakai, T. Nagai, F. Tanihara, K. Kikuchi

  3. Development of a novel flow cytometric approach to evaluate fish sperm chromatin using fixed samples
    J.A. Jenkins

  4. Effect of dilution medium on sperm autofluorescence during acoustic focusing flow cytometry analysis
    J.T. Carreira, M.B. Koivisto, , J.T. Trevizan, L.H. Rodrigues, I.R. Carvalho

  5. Lumpy skin disease virus can be experimentally transmitted by infected semen in cattle
    P.C. Irons, C.H. Annandale, E. Venter, D.E. Holm

  6. A comparison of methods of evaluating the DNA status of porcine sperm
    P.J. Chenoweth, F.J. McPherson, S. Nielsen

  7. Relationships between in vivo and in vitro heterospermic ranking, embryo cleavage rate, and sperm characteristics of Holstein and Jersey bulls
    M.D. Utt, M.A. da Silva, J.M. DeJarnette, C.F. Marshall, C.A. Messerschmidt, M.L. Day

  8. Differences in seminal fluid and sperm lipid profiles between young and mature bulls − the bovine model of aging
    Y. Zeron, Z. Roth, K. Mahgrefthe, N. Argov-Argaman

  9. Location of Na+/K+ ATPase isoforms differs between fresh and frozen-thawed bull sperm
    M.J. Pettitt, K.D. Hickey, M.M. Buhr

  10. Circulating testosterone concentrations and testicular cytology following long- term GnRH agonist (deslorelin) treatment in boars
    C.Stelletta,F.Tonon,C.Mazzoni, J.Vencato,S.Luccarda,L.Bomben, S. Romagnoli

  11. Characterization of oviduct glycan binding proteins on boar sperm plasma membrane
    E. Silva, K. Govindasamy, N. Bovin, D. Miller

  12. A novel structure with phylogenetic implications found in ratite spermatids
    L. du Plessis, J. Soley, J. Woodward, T. Sewell

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2012: Posters

  1. The Italian semen quality assurance program
    D. Balduzzi, G. Bongioni, V. Bornaghi, C. Bonacina, A. Galli

  2. Comparison of two semen cryopreservation techniques for goat semen based on post-thaw semen quality and fertility rates
    G. Maher, C. Lessard, M. Thériault, F. Castonguay, D.C. Mars, J.L. Bailey

  3. The role of the centriolar complex in the formation of sperm defects in the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
    L. du Plessis, J. Soley

  4. Use of nonlinear models for describing scrotal circumference growth in Guzerat bulls
    A.M. Loaiza-Echeverri, J.A.G. Bergmann, F.L.B. Toral, J.P.Osorio, A.S. Carmo, L.F. Mendonça, V.S. Moustacas, M. Henry

  5. Effect of Mequindox on FSH and testosterone secretion, tissue oxidative stress, and testicular morphology in rats
    A. Ihsan, X. Wang, Z. Yuan

  6. Effects of dietary manganese supplementation and season on sperm membrane integrity in Nelore bulls
    L.S.L.S. Reis, E. Oba, A.A. Ramos, A.S. Camargo

  7. Production of sperm from cryopreserved boar testicular tissue grafted into mice
    H. Kaneko, M. Nakai, F. Tanihara, J. Noguchi, K. Kikuchi

  8. Single layer centrifugation with Androcoll-B selects bull sperm with high mitochondrial membrane potential and lower ROS-content
    J.M. Morrell, P. Jiménez-Rabadán, H. Stålhammar, A.J. Soler, A. Johannisson

  9. Morphologic and morphometric aspects of the vesicular gland during 199 development in guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus)
    A. Gradela, L.F. Martins, A.K. Nunes, J.M. Santos, T.L. Lins, V.G. Menezes, V.S. Franzo

  10. Association of scrotal circumference with sperm production and semen quality in Sahiwal bulls
    E. Ahmad, N. Ahmad, Z. Naseer

  11. Effects of low-power laser exposure on bovine sperm function
    A.F. Siqueira, F.S. Maria, T.R. Hamilton, C.M. Mendes, A. Dalmazo, T.R. Dreyer, T.D. Magrini, V.H. Barnabé, H.M. Silva, M.P. Milazzotto, M.E. Assumpção

  12. Pharmacologically-induced ejaculation in normal stallions with and without teasing
    A. Josson-Schramme, C. Bailey, R. Sper, N. Buchanan, M. Whitacre

  13. Enhancing semen collection efficiency with oestrus-specific molecules sprayed into bull’s nasal cavities
    C.L. Danvic, O. Gérard, E. Sellem, C. Joly, C. Ponsart, P. Chemineau, P. Humblot, P. Nagnan-Le Meillour
  14. Effect of vitamin C and electrolytes supplementation on exotic and local poultry semen quality under thermal stress in Pakistan
    M.S. Qureshi, M. Inam, S. Khan, P. Chenoweth, A. Sultan, N. Imtiaz

  15. Motility, morphology, and ultrastructure of camel sperm diluted in two 205 commercial semen extenders
    S. Baqir, N. Al-Zeheimi, H. Al-Issai, M. Al-Kindi, N. Pratap, B. Hago

  16. Proteomic analysis of ram seminal plasma
    J.P. Rickard, X. Druart, G. Lynch, S. Mactier, P.L. Kohnke, R. Bathgate, B. Crossett, S.P. de Graaf

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2010: Sydney, Australia, 28-29 August, 2010

2010: Oral Presentations

  1. Origins of DNA damage in spermatozoa
    Aitken RJ

  2. Lessons from the proteome: new concepts in sperm cell biology and their diagnostic/therapeutic implications
    Aitken RJ, Baker MA, Nixon B

  3. Product monitoring and quality control at a stud
    Althouse GC

  4. Restricted preweaning nutrition suppresses reproductive development in
    beef bulls

    Callaghan MJ, Perry VEA

  5. Male factors and pregnancy outcomes in swine
    Chenoweth PJ, McPherson F, Nielsen S, Lievaart J

  6. Interaction of spermatozoa with the female reproductive tract
    de Graaf SP, Druart X

  7. Pig sperm egg interaction and formation of a zona pellucida binding complex
    Gadella BM

  8. Quercetin improves the DNA integrity of sex-sorted stallion spermatozoa
    Gibb Z, Morris LHA, Maxwell WMC, Grupen CG

  9. The prevalence of neutrophils in dismount semen samples of Thoroughbred
    stallions

    Gunn A, Brookes V

  10. Assessment of storage effects in diluted boar semen using dynamic test
    systems

    Henning H, Petrunkina AM, Harrison RAP, Waberski D

  11. Need for further improvement of SQA-Ve software for a univocal analysis of
    the quality of frozen thawed equine semen

    Hoogewijs MK, De Vliegher S, Govaere JL, De Schauwer C, de Kruif A, Van Soom A

  12. A new paradigm in scrotal/testicular thermoregulation
    Kastelic J, Wilde R, Bielli A, Genovese P, Bilodeau-Goeseels S, Thundathil J

  13. Two-dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of membrane proteins
    from flow cytometrically sorted ram spermatozoa

    Leahy T, Marti JI, Crossett B, Evans G, Maxwell WMC

  14. Fertility markers in dairy bulls: Implications for improving cattle
    productivity

    Shojaei H, Kroetsch T, Blondin P, Wilde R, Kastelic JP, Thundathil JC

  15. Whole-body heat exposure induces membrane changes in spermatozoa from
    the cauda epididymidis of laboratory mice

    Wechalekar H, Setchell BP, Peirce EJ, Ricci M, Leigh C, Breed WG

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2010: Posters

  1. Evaluation of antioxidant dietary supplementation on semen quality parameters
    in stallions

    Blomfield J, Tucker L, McLeay L, Morris L

  2. Developing a cooled semen protocol for captive breeding of Somali wild ass
    (Equus africanus somaliensis)

    Christensen BW, Wang C, Penfold LM

  3. Developing a semen extension protocol for captive breeding of okapi (Okapia
    johnstoni)

    Christensen BW, Citino SB, Wang C, Penfold LM

  4. Effect of various concentrations of egg yolk on Zel ram semen characteristics
    at 5 ºC

    Hamedani MA, Ahangari YJ, Zerehdaran S, Moslemipur F

  5. The effects of different cryoprotectants on stallion epididymal spermatozoa
    Hogne-Beattie C, Brogan P, Blomfield J, Morris LH

  6. Anionic peptides and proteins differentially synthesized in seminal plasma of
    Nelore bulls classified as sound and unsound for breeding

    Martins LF, Baracat-Pereira MC, Martins MLB, Barbosa MO, Oliveira HA, Guimarães JD,
    Pinho RO

  7. Environmental and handling effects on ram & boar semen
    McCann P, Larsen J, Chenoweth P

  8. Effect of season on morphology of spermatozoa before and after freezing
    Moslemipur F, Hamedani MA, Ahangari YJ, Zerehdaran S

  9. Sexual maturity stage in young Nellore bulls evaluated by seminal features and
    testicular echotexture

    Pinho RO, Costa DS, Chaya AY, Siqueira JB, Neves JG, Okano DS, Miranda Neto T,
    Martins LF, Guimarães JD

  10. Effect of supplemental manganese on the testicular growth of young Nelore bulls
    Reis LSLS, Oba E, Ramos AA, Camargos AS

  11. Effect of supplemental manganese on the physical analysis of semen from young
    Nelore bulls

    Reis LSLS, Oba E, Ramos AA, Camargos AS

  12. Exercise and supraphysiological dose of nandrolone deconoate increase
    apoptosis in spermatogenic cells

    Shokri S, Aitken RJ, Ghasemi FM, Kashani I, Ejtemaeimehr S, Ahmadian S, Barbarestani M
  13. Bodyweights at birth, weaning and yearling of Nelore bulls that are offspring of
    super precocious, precocious and normal cows under extensive farming conditions

    Siqueira JS, Oba E, Pinho RO, Guimarães SEF, Neto TM, Guimarães JD

  14. Testicular and seminal aspects of Nelore bulls that are offspring of super
    precocious, precocious and normal cows under extensive farming conditions

    Siqueira JS, Oba E, Pinho RO, Guimarães SEF, Neto TM, Guimarães JD

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2008: Budapest, Hungary, 12-13 July, 2008

2008: Oral Presentations

  1. Scrotal/testicular thermoregulation
    Setchell BP

  2. Biomarkers of male fertility in domestic animals: A negative marker approach based on the studies of gametic ubiquitin-proteasome pathway
    Peter Sutovsky, PhD

  3. Dynamics of sperm DNA fragmentation in mammalian species
    Gosálvez J

  4. Interaction of sperm with the female reproductive tract
    Waberski D

  5. Functional differences between sex-sorted and non-sorted sperm
    de Graaf SP, Maxwell WMC, Evans G

  6. Sperm cryopreservation and logic; do they go together?
    Holt WV, Johnston SD

  7. Sperm protection by extender components
    Puttaswamy Manjunath, Marie-France Lusignan, Annick Bergeron

  8. Reproduction in extensively managed bulls
    Fitzpatrick LA

  9. Standardising bull semen morphology examination and reporting in Australia
    Perry VEA, McAuliffe P, Barth AD

  10. Bull breeding soundness certification in Southern Africa and sperm morphology data capture
    Irons PC, Nöthling JO, Bertschinger HJ

  11. The importance of semen morphology testing in southern Australian beef herds
    Boland, A

  12. Germ cell transplantation in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
    Samyra M.S.N Lacerda, Sergio R. Batlouni, Luiz H. Assis, Fernando M. Resende, StellaM. Campos-Silva, Robson Campos-Silva, Tânia M. Segatelli, Luiz R. França

  13. Sperm mediated gene transfer (SMGT): Study of transgene-spermatozoa interaction
    Gadea J, García-Vázquez FA, Cánovas S, Gutierrez-Adan A

  14. Computer modelling of the spermatogonial stem cell niche
    de Rooij DG, van Beek MEAB

  15. Reproductive indices for selection of Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls
    Nasim Ahmad, Muhammad Anzar, Muhammad Arslan, Manzoor Ahmad

  16. Analyzing the effect of sire for the pregnancy rate and late embryonic loss in dairy cows by the Bopella system
    Gabor G, Balogh OG

  17. Increased testicular temperature modulates expression patterns of sperm proteins in Holstein bulls
    Newton L, Wong B, Kastelic J, van der Hoorn F, Thundathil J

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2008: Posters

  1. Post-thaw survival of sex-sorted ram spermatozoa frozen at varying densities and cyrodiluent concentrations
    Beilby KH, Grupen CC, Maxwell WMC, Evans G

  2. Presence of leptin and of leptin receptor in pig sperm: a role of the hormone in the acrosome reaction induction
    Carpino A, Rago V, Aquila S

  3. Modification of lactose-egg yolk cooling extender by trehalose improves functional status of frozen-thawed boar spermatozoa
    Martecikova S, Hulinska P, Reckova Z, Pavlik I, Hanzalova K, Jeseta M, Machatkova M

  4. Effects of two different DMA concentrations and equilibration times on cryopreservation of turkey semen
    Iaffaldano N, Rosato MP

  5. Effects of different concentrations of glycerol and DMSO in two temperatures on cryopreservation of Markhoz goat sperm
    Farshad A, Kalili B, Fazeli P, Towhidi A

  6. Effect of different equilibration times on frozen bovine semen quality
    Arabi S, Bornaghi V, Balduzzi D, Vanni R, Galli A

  7. Seasonal variation in sperm plasminogen activator activity in various farm animals
    Zervos IA, Lavrentiadou S, Tsantarliotou MP, Georgiadis M, Taitzoglou IA, Kokolis AN

  8. Comparison between two equilibrium periods for freezing domestic cat semen
    Villaverde AISB, Melo CM, Taconeli CA, Papa FO, Lopes, MD

  9. Simultaneous evaluation of plasmatic, acrosomal and mitochondrial membrane integrity of canine frozen/thawed spermatozoa
    Chirinéa VH, de Souza FF, Derussi AAP, Lopes BV, Lopes MD

  10. DNA integrity of frozen-thawed bovine spermatozoa with proximal plasmatic droplets
    Burkhardt Koivisto, M, Carreira JT, Mingoti GZ, Rodrigues LH, Perri SHV

  11. Hereditary sterilizing “immotile short-tail sperm defect” in Nelore breed bulls
    Siqueira JB, Pinho RO, Lopes BV, Miranda Neto T, Guimarães JD

  12. A case of bilateral segmental aplasia of the epididymides in buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
    Siqueira JB, Oba E, Bittencourt RF, Ferreira JCP, Martin I, Pinho RO, Guimarães JD

  13. Fetal undernutrition, epididymal histological regions and morphometrical variables in epididymides and vesicular glands of newborn lambs
    Genovese P, Picabea P, Alzugaray S, Riaño V, Pérez-Clariget R, López A, Martin GB, Bielli, A

  14. Influence of equine uterine fluid on sperm viability
    Melo CM, De Vita B, Fioratti EG, Villaverde AISB, Alvarenga MA, Papa FO

  15. Influence of n-3 fatty acids source supplementation on reproductive performance in ram
    Towhidi A, Samadian F, Rezayazdi K, Farshad A, Bahreini M

  16. Analysis of canine sperm concentration for semen transportation
    Lopes BV, Cunha ICN, Silva JFS, Lopes, MD

  17. Sperm quality changes during equilibration time at 4 °C before cryopreservation of chicken semen
    Cassinelli C, Zaniboni L, Mangiagalli MG, Cerolini S

  18. Ultrasonography of testicular aspects during the developmental period of Guzerat (Bos taurus indicus) males
    Carmo AS, Osório JP, Mendonça LF, Henry M

  19. In vitro sperm parameters of ovine frozen semen after different thawing protocols
    Cardoso BL, Oba E, Bittencourt RF, Oliveira TM, Bicudo SD

  20. Impact of steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs added to equine semen extender
    Fioratti EG, Villaverde AISB, Greco GM, Papa FO, Alvarenga MA

  21. Comparison of zootechnical and carcass traits among two-year-old dairy-Gyr bulls, selected by CAP (Zebu - Breeding Soundness Evaluation)
    Felipe-Silva AS, Ferreira MBD, Silva MX, Araújo FRC, Andrade VJ, Vale Filho, VR

  22. Effect of moon cycle on semen freezability in Carora bulls
    Colmenares F, Serrano C, Ballarales PP, Vilanova LT

  23. Sperm characteristics in the Zamorano-Leonés donkey
    Torres S, Quaresma M, Esperanza D, Pinheiro V, Payan-Carreira R

  24. Sperm segmental aplasia from mitochondrial membrane in Gir breed bulls
    Pinho RO, Siqueira JB, Martins LF, Castilho EF, Lopes BV, Guimarães JD

  25. Correlations among ultrasonographic and microscopic characteristics of prepubescent ram lamb testes
    Bartlewski P, Hahnel A, Watts V, Rodriguez JR, Bertolini A, Minhas K

  26. Effect of adding oxytocin and carbetocin on spermatozoal motility parameters of equine fresh semen
    Fioratti EG, Greco GM, Avanzi BR, Guasti PN, Bittencourt RF, Maia LMP, Papa FO, Alvarenga MA

  27. A study of morphological and hemodynamic determinants of testicular echotexture characteristics in the ram
    Bartlewski P, Hahnel A, Rodríguez JR

  28. Post-thawing quality of turkey spermatozoa cryopreserved by the pelleting method: effect of drop volume and thawing temperature
    Iaffaldano N, Manchisi A, Gambacorta M, Rosato MP

  29. Leptin and its receptor are expressed in testes and epididymides of young and adult pigs
    Carpino A, Rago V

  30. Storage of sheep semen at 4°C: comparison among different milk-based extenders, with or without gelatin
    Vanni R, Arabi S, Galli A

  31. Comparison of three extenders, processing techniques and variability among males during cryopreservation of buck semen
    Lozano HM, Escobar CJ, López HAC, Benítez JPH

  32. Chicken sperm cryopreservation by pellet method: effect of drop volume and thawing procedure
    Zaniboni L, Cassinelli C, Mangiagalli MG, Cerolini S

  33. Testosterone, 15-ketodihydro-PGF2α, cortisol, estrone sulphate and LH plasma concentrations in jackass around the time of semen collection
    Veronesi MC, Probo M, Govoni N, Tosi U, Kindahl H, Faustini M, Carluccio A

  34. Ultrasound evaluation of penile masses in the dog
    Payan-Carreira R

  35. Testosterone, androstenedione and cortisol concentrations in testicular tissue and serum of capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)
    Martin I, Batalha LM, Oba E

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2006:

2006: Abstracts

  1. Scrotal circumference, body weight and semen parameters of one-year-old Tabapuan (Bos taurus indicus) bulls raised under three nutrition and management regimes after weaning
    Corrêa AB, Vale Filho VR, Andrade VJ, Corrêa GSS, Silva MA, Dias JC, Felipe-Silva AS Veterinary School – Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

  2. Determination of testosterone concentrations from hair samples of male camelids
    Grossman J1, Kutzler M2 1College of Zoology, 2College of Veterinary Medicine Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA 97331

  3. Scrotal circumference in young Angus beef bulls: association with age, weight, expected progeny differences and production traits
    Kasimanickam R1, Greiner SP2, Whittier WD1, Inman B1 1 Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences 2 Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA, USA 24060

  4. Use of the NucleoCounter SP100 for the determination of sperm concentration in neat semen
    Lorton SP,Reproduction Resources, Walworth, WI, USA 53184

2006: Papers

  1. Interpreting the spermiogram
    Peter Chenoweth, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2678, Australia

  2. Size does matter: Development of a porcine model for postnatal exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals
    T.J. Evans1, E.M. Walters1, Y. Agca1, P.R. Buff1, F. Williams III1, P. Sutovsky2, T.J. Fangman1, V.K. Ganjam1, R.A. Hess3, D. Keisler2 and J.K. Critser1 1College of Veterinary Medicine and 2Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia MO, USA; 3Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Illinois, Urbana IL, USA

  3. Sex & death: Balancing sperm capacitation and viability in vivo and in vitro
    Hannah L. Galantino-Homer* Center for Animal Transgenesis and Germ Cell Research, Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA

  4. New avenues in applied animal andrology
    Ramanathan K Kasimanickam Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Blacksburg, VA, USA 24060

  5. Effects of environmental factors and nutrition on puberty in male ruminants
    John P. Kastelic1,2, Leonardo F.C. Brito2, Albert D. Barth2 1Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, Lethbridge AB, Canada T1J 4B1 2Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5B4

  6. Artificial insemination in turkeys
    Kenneth K. Krueger, PhD Diamond K Research and Consulting Service 6515 Shelf Road, Marshville, NC, USA 28103 www.dkresearch.com

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2004:

2004: Abstracts

  1. Measuring Bull Fertility: Tools, tips, tricks and traps
    M.M. Buhr1 and T.G. Kroetsch2 1 Dept of Animal & Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario Canada N1G 2W1 2 The Semex Alliance, 130 Stone Rd W. Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 3Z2

2004: Posters

  1. CORRELATION AMONG ACROSSOMAL INTEGRITY, SPERM VITALITY AND SOME SEMINAL CHARACTERISTICS IN CAPTIVE MALE PARTRIDGES (RHYNCHOTUS RUFESCENS) RAISED IN SÃO PAULO STATE
    A. K. S. Cavalcante1, P. A. A. Góes1, M. Nichi1, L. K. Hatamoto1, A. P. Mantovani1, P. Tholon, F. A. T. Bruneli2, A. F. Tavian2, J. M. Gabriel2, S. A. Queiroz2, H. Tonhati2, V. H. Barnabe1 1Department of Animal Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo - SP, Brazil. 2Department of Animal Science - School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal - SP, Brazil

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2002: Balatonkenese, Lake Balaton, Hungary, 26-28 August 2002

2002: Abstracts

  1. NEW MEDIA IN SPECIALIZATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION IN ANDROLOGY
    W. Leidl, Veterinary Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Koeniginstrasse 12, Munich, Germany, D-80539

  2. COMPARATIVE VETERINARY ANATOMY OF THE MALE GENITAL TRACT – AN INTERDISCIPLINARY COMPUTER LEARNING PROGRAM
    Jutta Friker, J.P. Ehlers*, G. Beck*, H.-G. Liebich, R. Stolla*, W. Leidl*
    Institute of Veterinary Anatomy and *Veterinary Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich - AK mulTIERmedia
    Dr. Jutta Friker, Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, University of Munich, 80539 München, Veterinärstr. 13, Munich, Germany, D-089

  3. COMPUTER-BASED CASE STUDY PROGRAMS AS SUPPLEMENTS TO TRADITIONAL TEACHING IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
    J.P. Ehlers, *Jutta Friker, +M. R. Fischer, R. Mayer, R. Stolla and W. Leidl
    Veterinary Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
    * Institute of Veterinary Anatomy, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
    + Medical Hospital at the Downtown Hospitals of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
    AK mulTIERmedia, Instruct AG
    Dr. med. vet. Jan P. Ehlers, Veterinary Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Königinstr. 12, D-80539 Munich

  4. NEEDS AND POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS FOR EDUCATION IN ANIMAL ANDROLOGY
    G.H. Coulter and J.P. Kastelic, Lethbridge Research Centre, Box 3000, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 4B1

  5. OVIDUCTAL EPITHELIAL CELLS: CAN THEY SELECT THE BETTER SPERM?
    Juan C. Samper DVM, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 66506

  6. CHALLENGES IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF BOVINE GERMPLASM
    C.E. Brown II, D.V.M., ABS Global, Deforest, WI, USA

  7. X- AND Y-CHROMOSOME BEARING BOVINE SPERMATOZOA DO NOT DIFFER IN HEAD AREA: A PARALLEL IMAGE ANALYSIS/FLUORESCENT IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION STUDY
    Révay T 1, Nagy Sz 2*, Edvi ME 3, Hidas A 3, Rens W 4, Gustavsson I 5, Kovács A 2
    1 Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Biochemistry and Food Technology, H-1111 Budapest, Mûegyetem rkp. 3., Hungary
    2 Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition, Department of Cell Biology, H-2053 Herceghalom, Gesztenyés u. 1., Hungary
    3 Institute for Small Animal Research, Gödöllõ, H-2100, POB 417., Hungary
    4 University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 OES, United Kingdom
    5 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, S740 007, P.O.B. 7023, Uppsala, Sweden

  8. COMPARATIVE SEMEN MOTION ANALYSIS BY TWO COMPUTER ASSISTED METHODS AND MORPHOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS IN AI BULLS
    Gabor G1, Nagy Sz1, Szasz F2,
    1Dept. Cattle Breeding and Dept. Cell Biology , Res. Inst. Anim. Breed. Herceghalom, Hungary
    2Androvet Ltd., Budapest, Hungary

  9. A COMPARISON OF METHODS TO EVALUATE THE PLASMALEMMA OF BOVINE SPERM AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH IN VITRO FERTILIZATION RATE
    Brito, LFC1, Barth, AD1, Bilodeau-Goeseels2, Panich, PL 2 and Kastelic, JP 2
    1Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    2Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

  10. IN VITRO AND IN VIVO STUDIES ON SPERM FUNCTIONS OF GUINEA FOWL
    Barna J1 and Wishart GJ 2
    1Department of Avian Reproduction, Institute for Small Animal Research, Gödöllõ, Hungary
    2Avian Reproduction Group, Division of Life Sciences, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK

  11. SPERM CHARACTERISTICS IN SEMEN SAMPLES OBTAINED BY RECTAL MASSAGE FROM SWEDISH YEARLING BEEF BULLS
    WPersson Y, McGowan M, Söderquist L
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden.
    The Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Herts. AL97TA

  12. MICROBIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF BOVINE SEMEN DURING PROCESSING AND EFFECT OF DURATION OF ANTIBIOTIC EXPOSURE
    Kommisrud E1, Fuglestveit R2, Mathisen L2, Skinstad IJK, Stratkvern KO2
    1 GENO, N-2326 Hamar, Norway
    2 Hedmark College, Dept. Agriculture & Natural Sciences, N-2322 Ridabu, Norway

  13. TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF A NEW DEEP INTRA-UTERINE INSEMINATION DEVICE IN DAIRY CATTLE
    Verberckmoes S, De Pauw I, Van Soom A, de Kruif A
    Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium

  14. CHARACTERIZATION OF A POSSIBLE GENETIC SPERM DEFECT (KNOBBED ACROSOMES) CAUSING INFERTILITY IN ANGUS CATTLE
    Chenoweth PJ, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

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2002: Posters

  1. PRELIMINARY FERTILITY RESULTS AFTER VAGINAL VS. CERVICAL INSEMINATION USING FROZEN-THAWED RAM SEMEN
    Paulenz H1, Söderquist L2, Nordstoga AB1
    1Team Semin, Oslo, Norway; 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, CRU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  2. ASSISTANCE FOR BULL SEMEN ANALYSIS – A NEW INFORMATION WEB SITE AND SIMPLE CELL COUNTER SOFTWARE
    Bodó Sz1,3, Gódor N 1, Kiss A 1, Szabó M 1, Nagy Sz 2
    1 Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Gödöllõ, Hungary; 2 Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition, Hungary, Herceghalom; 3 Research Group for Animal Breeding of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szent István University, Gödöllõ, Hungary

  3. EVALUATION OF A NEW COMPUTER AIDED SEMEN ANALYSIS (CASA) SYSTEM FOR USE IN HORSE SEMEN MOTILITY ANALYSIS
    Polichronopoulos A1, Horvath A2, Solti L1, Cseh S1
    1Department of Obstetrics and Animal Reproduction and 2Large Animal Clinic (Üllõ), SZIE Faculty of Veterinary Science Hungary

  4. VIABILITY AND ACROSOME STAINING OF FROZEN/THAWED WATER BUFFALO (Bubalus bubalis, L.) SPERMATOZOA
    Presicce G.A1, Révay T2, Nagy Sz3, Kovács A3
    1ARSIAL, Centro Sperimentale per la Zootecnia, Via R. Lanciani, 38-00162 Roma, Italy
    2Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Biochemistry and Food Technology, H-1111 Budapest, Mûegyetem rkp. 3. Hungary
    3Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition, H-2053 Herceghalom, Gesztenyés u. 1., Hungary

  5. EFFECT OF COOLING ON THE MOTILITY AND ACROSOMAL MEMBRANE INTEGRITY OF CANINE SPERMATOZOA
    Hatamoto L.K.1, Sobrinho C.A.B.1, Cortada C.N.M.2,3, Zuge R.M.4
    Bols P.E.J.5, Barnabe R.C.1
    1University of Sao Paulo; 2University Paulista; 3University Bandeirantes; 3 Paraná Agroindustrial, TECPAR, CITPAR, Curitiba, PR, Brasil; 3University of Antwerp, Laboratory of Veterinary Physiology, Antwerp, Belgium

  6. SEMEN EVALUATION OF SIMMENTAL (Bos taurus) AND NELORE (Bos indicus) BULLS USING CYTOCHEMICAL ACTIVITY ANALYSIS
    ZÜGE, R.M.1; Nichi, M.2; Cortada, C.N.M.3,3; Bertolla, R.P. 2; Bols, P.E.J.3; Barnabe, V.H.2
    1 Paraná Agroindustrial, TECPAR, CITPAR, Curitiba, PR, Brasil; 2University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil; 3Paulista University, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil; 3Bandeirante University, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil; 3University of Antwerp, Laboratory of Veterinary Physiology, Antwerp, Belgium
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2000: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA 28 September 2000

2000: Abstracts

  1. PREDICTION — THE FULCRUM OF APPLIED ANDROLOGY
    R.P. Amann,BioPore Inc., State College, PA 16805, USA

  2. BOAR SEMEN QUALITY AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT
    C. de Alba1, B. Lleó2, C. García2 and S. Martín Rillo2 1KUBUS, S.A., Pol. Industrial Európolis, C/E nº 20, 28230-Las Rozas, Madrid. Spain. 2Facultad de Veterinaria de Madrid, Dep. Fisiología Animal, Carretera de la Coruña S/N, 28040 Madrid, Spain.

  3. SEX-SORTING MAMMALIAN SPERMATOZOA: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
    Duane L. Garner
    XY, Inc., ARBL, CSU Foothills Research Campus, Fort Collins, CO 80523

  4. NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR TESTICULAR AND SEMEN ASSESSMENT
    György Gábor1 Ferenc Szász2, Research Institute for Animal Breeding and Nutrition1, H-2053 Herceghalom, Androvet Ltd.2, Budapest, Hungary; h12617gab@helka.iif.hu

  5. TEMPERATURE REGULATION OF THE TESTES IN BULLS
    John P. Kastelic and Glenn H. Coulter,
    Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research Centre, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 4B1

  6. SPERM NUCLEAR MORPHOLOGY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH BULL FERTILITY
    G. Charles Ostermeier1, Marvin M. Pace2, John J. Parrish1.
    1Department of Animal Sciences, University of WI-Madision. 2Infigen Inc. Deforest, WI.
     
  7. EVALUATION OF AN OBJECTIVE METHOD OF ASSESSING SEMEN QUALITY IN RANGE-TYPE BULLS
    Peter Chenoweth1, Jared Walahoski1 , Duane Davis2, Patrick Kayser2
    1Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine 2Department of Animal Sciences & Industry Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas
     
  8. THE SIGNIFICANT ROLE OF PLATELET-ACTIVATING FACTOR IN REPRODUCTION: SPERMATOZOA FUNCTION.
    William E. Roudebush
    Reproductive Biology Associates, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  9.  
  10. COUNTING BULL SPERM: KEEP IT SIMPLE
    T. Kroetsch1, L. Bosch2, M.M. Buhr21GENCOR, R.R.5,Guelph,ON, Canada, N1H6J2,2Dept.of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, N1G 2W1
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1998: Herceghalom, Hungary, 23-24 November 1998

1998: Abstracts

  1. MALE FERTILITY EVALUATION (CURRENT)
    G. H. Coulter and J. P. Kastelic,
    Lethbridge Research Centre, Lethbridge,
    Alberta, Canada T1J 4B1

  2. INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENT OF SEMEN
    Guerin B.1 and Simonin D.2,
    1 Laboratoire de Contrôle des Reproducteurs - UNCEIA - Maisons-Alfort - FRANCE
    2 Mission de coordination sanitaire internationale - Ministère de l'agriculture - FRANCE

  3. ASSESSMENT OF SPERM FUNCTION AND RELATION TO FERTILITY
    H. Rodríguez-Martínez and Birgitta Larsson,
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Centre for Reproductive Biology (CRB),
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU),
    Box 7039, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

  4. PREDICTING THE DURATION OF FERTILITY BY SPERM COUNTING IN THE PERIVITELLINE LAYER OF GOOSE EGGS
    (preliminary study)
    Judit Barna and KISNÉ, do thi dong Xuan,
    Institute for Small Animal Research, Gödöllõ,
    POB. 417, H-2101 HUNGARY

  5. THE SWINE AI INDUSTRY AND METHODOLOGIES
    De Alba Romero, C.; Martín Rillo, S.,KUBUS, S.A.
    Poligono Industrial Európolis,
    C/E nº 20, 28230 Las Rozas (Madrid) SPAIN.

  6. Andrológiai adatbázis kezelo szoftver (TesTractoÒ) tenyészbikák számára
    1Norbert Solymosi DVM,2György Gábor DVM, Ph.D.,
    1National Animal Health Institute, Tábornok u. 2, H-1149 Budapest, Hungary
    2Research Institue for Animal Breeding and Nutrition, H-2053 Herceghalom, Hungary

  7. GnRH CHALLENGE IN BOARS
    1Zsófia Bodnár and 2László Wekerle,
    1Faculty of Animal Science. Pannon University of Agriculture
    7401 Kaposvár. P.O. Box 16. Hungary.
    2Nedvet Ltd.. 1122 Budapest. Gaál J. u. 16/a

  8. MALE REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR IN LIVESTOCK
    PJ Chenoweth, College of Veterinary Medicine,
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas,
    USA 66502


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