Institute for Reproduction and Perinatal Research
The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Esteban Dominguez, Ph.D
Veterinarian Medic (DVM). Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary, National University of Río Cuarto, Argentina.
Binational Ph.D. in Science, Technology and Agricultural Innovation. National University of Río Cuarto, Argentina and Rural Federal University of Rio do Janeiro, Brazil. Thesis: Application of the Sperm Selection Assay (SSA) to optimize the sexed in vitro embryo production in equine and bovine (Laboratory of Dr. Laura Giojalas).
Our lab investigates the regulation of placental development. Trophoblast development is crucial for successful pregnancy and fetal health. My investigation focus on the regulation of trophoblast cell lineage development using rodent and human trophoblast stem cells and mutant rat models.