Prof Gaia Cecilia Luvoni

EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Reproduction

Gaia Cecilia Luvoni received her veterinary degree in 1986 and a PhD in 1992 from the University of Milan (Italy). In 1990 at the Department of Animal Science, Embryo Technology Laboratory, Louisiana State University, and in 1994 at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology - College of Veterinary Medicine - University of Georgia, US, she conducted research on in vitro embryo production. At present she is Full Professor in Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Milan. Her main research interests are focused on Theriogenology and Biotechnology of Reproduction in Carnivores: assisted reproduction, cryopreservation of gametes and gonadal tissue, in vitro embryo production and ultrasonographic foetal biometry. She is Past President of the EVSSAR (European Society for Small Animal Reproduction) and ECAR Board member 2008-2020. She has authored more than 200 publications (articles, book chapters and abstracts).