Projects
Name
Genetics of Male Infertlity
University
Portugal (PorMSIC) - University of Porto, Porto
Domain
Genetics
Departement
Dept. Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Alameda Prof. Hernani Monteiro
Head
Alberto Barros, MD, PhD
Tutor
Filipa Carvalho and Susana Fernandes (filipac@med.up.pt)
Languages
English, Spanish and Portuguese
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
(to be updated soon)
What is the aim of the project?
The aim of the project is to participate in the elucidation of the genetic causes of male infertility, namely microdeletions of the Y chromosome and CFTR gene mutations.
What techniques and methods are used?
(to be updated soon)
What is the role of the student?
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
(to be updated soon)
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Preliminary reading of scientific papers can be provided.
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- No specific outcome is expected
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Preliminary reading of scientific papers is advisable.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
Articles
- The Mutational Spectrum of WT1 in Male Infertility