Sara Escada-Rebelo
Lab technician
Group at CNC

Sara E. Rebelo is a Biology graduate from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (2012) where she also obtained her Master’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology (2014) under the supervision of Professor Dr João Ramalho-Santos at the Biology of Reproduction and Stem cells group (CNC). Sara developed a thesis entitled “A Cat Problem: Characterization of Feline Spermatogonial Stem Cells”, having some of the results been presented at an international conference (European Testis Workshop) in that same year.
Currently she is working as Lab Technician of an in vitro study for the pharmaceutical Innothera (Laboratoire INNOTECH) to test potential compounds acting as spermicides at CNC.



Area of Research: 

Human Reproduction
Sperm cells
Spermatogonial stem cells

Research Summary:
Selected Publications: 

Tavares, R. S., Escada-Rebelo, S., Correia, M., Mota, P.C., and Ramalho-Santos, J. (2016). "The non-genomic effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on mammalian sperm." Reproduction 151(1): R1-R13.
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Other information: 
Financiado por Fundos FEDER através do Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade – COMPETE 2020 e por Fundos Nacionais através da FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia no âmbito do projecto Estratégico com referência atribuida pelo COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007440

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