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Marco Coutinho da Silva, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Professor - Clinical
Theriogenology and Reproductive Medicine
Section Head

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

The Ohio State University
2407 Galbreath Equine Center
601 Vernon Tharp St.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

(614) 292-6661
(614) 688-5642 

Professional Training and Experience

  • DVM, São Paulo State University, UNESP, Brazil, 1999
  • MS, Reproductive Physiology, Colorado State University,2002
  • PhD, Reproductive Physiology, Colorado State University, 2005
  • Assistant Professor of Theriogenology, Cornell University, 2006

Research Interests

  • reproductive physiology of domestic animals
  • sperm physiology and interaction with the oviduct and zona pellucida
  • factors affecting reproductive efficiency of horses
  • preservation of semen, embryos and oocytes
  • equine embryo transfer
  • assisted-reproductive technologies