Mitarbeiter / Staff member

Hermes

Associate Professor Robert Hermes

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter / Scientist

Reproduktionsmanagement / Reproduction Management
Adjunt Associate Professor / The University of Sydney

Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung (IZW)
im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Alfred-Kowalke-Straße 17
10315 Berlin
Deutschland

Tel:       0049 (0) 30 5168 448
 
Curriculum Vitae
Forschungsschwerpunkte / Research Foci
  • Repoduktionsmanagement und assistierte Fortpflanzung bei Nashörnern/ Reproductive management and assisted reproduction of rhinoceros
  • Kryokonservierung/ Cryopreservation of cryo-sensitive spermatocytes using conventional and “directional freezing”
  • Geschlechterspezifische Trennung von Spermien mit X- oder Y-Chromosom/ Gender-specific separation of sperm carrying X or Y chromosome
Publikationen / Publications

Selected research publications:

Hermes R, Göritz F, Saragusty J, Stoops MA, Hildebrandt TB (2014): Reproductive tract tumours: The scourge of woman reproduction ails Indian rhinoceroses. PLOS ONE 9, e92595. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092595.

Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Bartels P, Potier R, Baker B, Streich WJ, Hildebrandt TB (2013): Freezing African elephant semen: A tool beyond gamete rescue. PLOS ONE 8, e57616. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057616.

Saragusty J, Hermes R, Hofer H, Bouts T, Göritz F, Hildebrandt TB (2012): Male pygmy hippopotamus influence offspring sex ratio. NAT COMMUN 3: 697. doi:10.1038/ncomms1700.

Roellig K, Goeritz F, Fickel J, Hermes R, Hofer H, Hildebrandt TB (2010): Superconception in mammalian pregnancy can be detected and increases reproductive output per breeding season. NAT COMMUN 1:78. doi:10.1038/ncomms1079.

Hermes R, Göritz F, Portas TJ, Bryant BR, Kelly JM, Maclellan LJ, Keeley T, Schwarzenberger F, Walzer C, Schnorrenberg A, Spindler RE, Saragusty J, Kaandorp S, Hildebrandt TB (2009): Ovarian superstimulation, transrectal ultrasound-guided oocyte recovery, and IVF in rhinoceros. THERIOGENOLOGY 72, 959–968. doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2009.06.014.