Introduction of post-cervical insemination has a very significant economic impact on the whole of the pork industry, and is a challenge of parallel magnitude to that raised by the transition from natural service to artificial insemination.
AIM Ibérica. Spain
He was born in Murcia in 1978. He graduated in Veterinary Medicine/Science from the University of Murcia in 2002) and obtained his Ph.D. degree in Veterinary Medicine/Science from the University of Murcia in 2012.
In 2005 he started to work for Stamboek Iberica as the Director of the Pig Artificial Insemination centre.
In 2006 he ran the Quality and Development Department at AIM Ibérica, and in 2012 he was appointed as co-director of the Pig Reproduction Platform at Topigs Norsvin's Research Centre (Beuningen, The Netherlands).
He is the author of 10 research articles published in highly prestigious international journals in their area of knowledge. Likewise, he participates, frequently as a speaker in renowned specialised congresses, such as ESDAR (European Association of Domestic Animals), AIVets, BSP (Boar Semen Preservation), or ICAR (International Congress on Animal Reproduction). He has also participated as a reasercher in 4 research projects. He is a member of AERA (Asociación Española de Reproducción Animal [Spanish Animal Reproduction Association], 2005), Qualivet (2008) and RepVet (2015) through the Asociación Nacional de Porcino Selecto (Select Swine National Association), representing Spain in the European Commission in matters of pig reproduction. He collaborates frequently with journals and digital platforms for the scientific dissemination, and he is a proofreader of scientific works in the following journals included in the Journal Citation Reports: Theriogenology, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, Journal of Andrology, PloS ONE and Reproduction in Domestic Animals.
Updated CV 01-Jul-2016