Marga Esbert, Ph.D.

Senior Embryologist and Local Coordinator of Research and Teaching at IVI Barcelona

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Marga Esbert, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Marga Esbert, is a senior embryologist and local coordinator of research and teaching at IVI Barcelona. She graduated from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, with a Major in Genetics, and received Master’s Degree in Human Reproduction and Assisted Reproduction Techniques at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Institut Universitari Dexeus. She received her Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology with great distinction (Cum Laude) by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; her thesis was on “Spermatozoa DNA fragmentation”.

As a researcher, her main focus is male infertility. She has been invited to speak nationally and internationally and has authored and contributed to several peer reviewed publications, published chapters and abstracts. She is on the referee pool of several journals and member of the advisory board of the magazine “Medicina Reproductiva y Embriología Clínica” since 2014.

Dr. Esbert has been working as an embryologist in an IVF laboratory since 1999, and she has been accredited as an ESHRE Senior embryologist and an ASEBIR clinical embryologist. She is a lecturer in the “Master’s degree of Cytogenetics and Reproductive Biology” of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and lecturer in the “Master’s degree of Biotechnology of the Human Reproduction” of the Universidad de Valencia, both since 2009.

Dr. Esbert is member of the permanent board of the Special Interest Group for Andrology of the SEF (Sociedad Española de Fertilidad), member of the Special Interest Group for Embryology of ASEBIR (Estudio de la Biología de la Reproducción) and member of the Special Interest Group for Safety and Quality in ART of ASEBIR.


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Education and Training

Biology degree Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain (1999)
Master’s degree: Human Reproduction and Assisted Reproduction Techniques Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain (2001)
PhD: Cell Biology with great distinction (Cum Laude) Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain  (2015)

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