Dr. Mohammed E. R. Abu El-Magd has received his Ph.D. from Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London University, UK, during 2005-2009. Currently, he is working as a professor and head of the Anatomy & Embryology Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt. He is also a manager of the Molecular Biology Lab in the same faculty. His research has included molecular biology, developmental biology, and animal biotechnology. Based on this research and fellowship training, he was the principal investigator of many national and international scientific projects. He is the Editor-in-chief of the Arabian Journal of Medical Sciences (AJMS), editor and peer reviewer for many international journals, and a member of many International Associations and Societies. He has authored many peer-reviewed international research articles and international books. He has honored The National Incentive Prize for Agricultural Sciences Academy of Scientific Research and Technology - ASRT (2015).

B.V.Sc. & A.H at KNPVC, Shirwal (1994-99); M.V.Sc. at COVAS, Parbhani (1999-2001); Ph.D at BVC, Mumbai (2003-2006), Maharashtra, India.

Taught courses to Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Ph.D program during 14 years of active service and were Major Advisor of 2 Ph.D and 13 M.V.Sc. students in the discipline Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics. He has published 106 research articles in international and national journals, 34 technical articles, and 118 abstracts in national and international conference/ symposium.  He has published 5 books, contributed chapters in 04 books and 08 technical booklets/training manuals.

He has successfully implemented extramural project funded by ICAR-NAIP, RKVY and MLDB of Rs.  650.85 lakhs. He has organized 30 training programs /workshops for veterinarians and farmers. He was participated in international symposium at Nepal. He is life member of six scientific soccities.  

He was recipient of Dr. S.N.Luktuke, Young Scientist Award (2007)by ISSAR, Best Teacher Award by Senior Veterinary Foundation, Pune (2018), Best Research Article, Intas Polivet (2018), Late Shri. Vasantrao Naik Krishi Prerna Puraskar (2019), First ISSAR Silver Jubilee Merit cum Means Scholarship (1999-2001), Consolation prize in All India Essay Competition in Academician Category (2008), Consolation Prize in 48th All India Livestock and Poultry Show (2001).

Dr. Abdelbaset-Ismail is an associate professor of veterinary surgery. In 2000, Dr. Abdelbaset-Ismail received Bachelor’s degree (BVSc) in Veterinary Medical Science from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Zagazig University. Dr. Abdelbaset-Ismail was consequently employed as a Teaching Assistant at the Department of Animal Surgery, Radiology, and Anesthesiology. He was employed as an Assistant Lecturer at the same department after obtaining his Master’s degree (MVSc). From 2008 to 2011, at the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, he gained much experience in experimental and clinical surgery, CT imaging, and regenerative medicine using adipose-derived-mesenchymal stem cells (ASCs). After he received the Ph.D., he was appointed as a Lecturer at the Department of Animal Surgery. Later on, Dr. Abdelbaset-Ismail has joined the Stem Cell Institute at James Graham Brown Cancer, University of Louisville, as a Visiting Scholar from September 2013 to March 2014, where he was then employed as a Postdoctoral Associate beginning May 2014 to 2016. Afterward, he was appointed as an associate professor of veterinary surgery in 2017. Besides, Dr. Abdelbaset-Ismail has remarkable technical skills in cell transplantation for various animal models using hematopoietic stem cells, bone marrow -, cord blood-derived and adipose- SCs, and tiny embryonic-like stem cells, leukemic cells, and germline-derived cells. He also has much experience in homing, mobilization, and engraftment of hematopoietic stem cells and cancer research.

Peregrino G. Duran
Dr. Peregrino G. Duran
is a Scientist at the Philippine Carabao Center of the Department of Agriculture and an Affiliate Professor at Central Luzon State University in the Philippines. His field of specialization is Animal Reproduction and Breeding, and he engaged in Reproductive Biotechnology research undertakings. His scientific research involved artificial insemination and pregnancy diagnosis, estrus synchronization, and induced ovulation and embryo transfer. He also does ultrasound-guided ovum pick-up, vaginal cytology, and ovarian palpation/characterization per rectum as well as breeding soundness evaluation and fertility check of water buffalo bulls for AI and natural breeding.

He received his Master's Degree in Animal Science in Reproduction at Central Luzon State University in the Philippines and in Master's in Agriculture - Animal Breeding at Miyazaki University in Japan. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Agricultural Sciences in Animal Breeding from Kagoshima University, also in Japan. He underwent his post-doctorate in Reproductive Biotechnology at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea, under the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation. He got a post-doctoral research fellowship from the Philippine-Fulbright Agriculture Scholarship Program in Animal Physiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

Dr. Duran has been assigned as OIC-Center Director at the Philippine Carabao Center of the Department of Agriculture at Central Luzon State University, Head of the National Dairy Business Hub, and Head of the Research and Development Unit. At the Philippine Carabao Center of the Department of Agriculture at the National Headquarters and Gene Pool, he was formerly in charge of the following Units/Sections; Research and Development, Genetic Improvement, National Water Buffalo Gene Pool, Reproductive Biotechnology, National AI and Bull Loan Program and the Dairy Herd Improvement Program of the National Impact Zone. He kept active participation and continuous involvement in numerous research undertakings in animal production, reproduction, breeding, and reproductive biotechnologies, as well as in extension and training programs such that with outputs on research and development papers presented, published, and awards received.