B. Cibelli, D. V.M., Ph.D., is Vice President of Research at Advanced Cell
Technology Inc., in Worcester, MA. He
received his D.V.M. in Veterinary Medicine at the University of La Plata,
Argentina in 1989, and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst
in 1998. From 1989 to 1993, he was a Veterinarian at the Cooperative of
Artificial Insemination of Venado Tureto, Argentina, and has several years of
research experience at the Department of Veterinary and Animal Science at the
University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he did his doctoral dissertation (in
the laboratory of James Robl) on the production of transgenic cattle.
Cibelli is one of the pioneers in the area of cloning with transgenic somatic
cells in bovine for the production of animals and embryonic stem cell-like
cells. His work was focused in the production of transgenic cattle. In January
1998, Dr. Cibelli's efforts lead to the announced the generation of the world's
first transgenic calves by cloning. This was followed by publications in
Science, Nature Biotechnology and Nature Medicine.
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