Stefania A. Nottola

University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy

Stefania A. Nottola obtained M.D. and Ph.D. degrees, graduated in medicine and surgery from the Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, in 1984, and was awarded a Research Doctoral degree (title equivalent to the Ph.D. degree) from the Ministry of University and of Scientific and Technological Research, Italy, in 1990. She worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy, from the Sapienza University of Rome, from 1988 to 2000. Since 2000, Nottola has been working as an Associate Professor of anatomy (full time position) in the same department (now the Department of Anatomy, Histology, Forensic Medicine and Orthopaedics). Her main research interests include morphodynamics of the fertilization process, in humans and other mammals, as it occurs in different hormonal and microenvironmental conditions, with particular regard to protocols of assisted reproduction; ultrastructural morphology of the human oocyte subjected to different cryopreservation procedures; morphological features of in vitro matured oocytes of different mammals including humans; embryogenesis of the human female gonad; ultrastructure of the follicular-luteal complex, in humans and other mammals, in normal, experimental (ovarian tissue cryopreservation and grafting, in vitro culture of ovarian follicles) and pathological conditions; vascularization of the ovary and oviduct in mammals.

Biography Updated on 21 January 2013

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