Special Issue on Cell Biology and Genetics of Sperm
Guest editors: Prof. R John Aitken (Australia), Prof. Ralf R Henkel (South Africa)
Major technical developments in biomolecular techniques have led to great advances in the field of analytical biochemistry in recent years. These advances have opened up new avenues of research into sperm cell biology: by studying the ´omics profiles of spermatozoa we can gain more insight into the molecular mechanisms regulating their biology. The January 2011, a new special issue on the Cell Biology and Genetics of Sperm presents a snapshot of current thinking in the field of sperm cell biology.
Authors of this issue are all internationally outstanding scientists running at the forefront of sperm biology research, such as Dr Douglas T Carrell (USA), Dr Mark A. Baker (Australia), Dr Christopher L.R. Barratt (UK), Dr Aleksander Giwercman, Dr Masaru Okabe (Japan), Dr Brett Nixon (Australia) and Dr Stephen Ward (USA), etc.
This special issue will help directing the translation from basic science research progress to clinical reality, viz. the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of male infertility by giving a state-of-the-art, evidence-based resource that incorporates new multidisciplinary and comprehensive overviews on different aspects of sperm functions.
The issue will be launched soon, keep an eye on it!