Dr. Matteo A Avella, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator – Assistant Level
Laboratory of Reproductive Biology

Email: mavella (@) sidra.org
Phone: +974 40037353
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Selected publications (†co-first, *corresponding):

  • Greer C, Bhakta HH, Ghanem L, Refai FH, Linn E, Avella MA*. Deleterious variants in genes regulating mammalian reproduction in Neanderthals, Denisovans, and extant humans. Hum Reprod 2021, 18;36(3):734-755.
  • Bhakta HH, Refai FH, Avella MA*. The molecular mechanisms mediating mammalian fertilization. Development 2019; 146 (15).
  • Avella MA, Baibakov B, Jimenez-Movilla M, Burkart A and Dean J. ZP2 peptide-beads select human sperm in vitro, decoy mouse sperm in vivo and provide reversible contraception. Sci Transl Med 2016; 336: 336ra60.