Early Career Reviewing Panel


Reproduction and Fertility has appointed an Early Career Reviewing Panel to support early career scientists and clinicians who want to gain experience as peer reviewers, and develop their understanding of the publishing process.

Panel members receive direct feedback from the journal’s Associate Editors on at least one of their article critiques, providing guidance in order to enhance their future contribution as referees.

New members are recruited to the panel annually. If you are interested in applying please email the editorial office.



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Anna Afferri, PhD
UK consultant
Reviewing topics: infertility, fertility care, reproductive health, Global South, sexual and reproductive health policy and practice.

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Nazli Akin, PhD
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
Reviewing topics: assisted reproductive technology, cumulus cells, extracellular matrix, female infertility, gene expression, human reproduction, in vivo maturation, meiotic maturation, molecular biology, mouse reproduction, oocyte maturation, oocyte metabolism, polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Jerome Andonissamy, PhD
ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hisar, India
Reviewing topics: theriogenology, veterinary medicine, semen biology, animal fertility.

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Sandeep Kumar Bansal, PhD
Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, UTHealth Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
Reviewing topics: male infertility, genomics, gene expression, meta-analysis, cancer genomics, stress response.

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Jordana Bloom, PhD
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research/MIT Biology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Reviewing topics: reproductive aging, genetics, genomics, mouse models, human genetics.

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Giovana Catandi, DVM, PhD
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Reviewing topics: oocytes, maturation, cumulus cells, maternal aging, maternal obesity.

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Seyedeh Sima Daryabari, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Reviewing topics: uterus; ovaries; tissue engineering; infertility; bio-scaffold; regenerative medicine.

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Ana L Elias-Lopez, PhD
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición 'Salvador Zubirán', Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewing topics: maternal over/under nutrition, endocrine disruptors in pregnancy, oocyte mitochondria, DOHaD, animal models.

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Nasrin Ghanami Gashti, PhD
Bernal Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland
Reviewing topics: male infertility, in vitro spermatogenesis, assisted reproductive technologies, reproductive biology, and regenerative medicine.

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Tatjana Gibbons, BSc, MBBS
University of Oxford, UK
Reviewing topics: endometriosis, diagnostic imaging, endometriosis management, timed intercourse, infertility.

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Azelle Hawdon, PhD, GradDipRepSci
Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, Monash University; and Monash IVF, Melbourne, Australia
Reviewing topics: embryology, assisted reproductive technologies/IVF, microscopy/imaging technologies, cell biology, molecular biology.

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Mohammad Ibrahim, MVSc, PhD
Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Reviewing topics: endometritis, sperm cryopreservation, reproductive microbiome, equine reproduction, canine reproduction.

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Sally Ibrahim, MVSc, PhD
National Research Centre, Institute of Veterinary Research, Dokki, Giza, Egypt
Reviewing topics: female reproduction (cattle, buffalo, camel), gene expression, tissue explant/cell culture, microRNAs, extracellular vesicles, inflammatory immune response.

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Catherine Jones, MVSc, PhD
King's College London, UK
Reviewing topics: psychology, mental health, parenting, donor conception.

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Nitin Kamble, MVSc, PhD
University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
Reviewing topics: genetic engineering, synthetic biology, molecular microbiology, cancer, biotechnology.

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Shen Chuen (Adrian) Khaw, MBChB, MRMed
University of Dundee, UK
Reviewing topics: reproductive medicine, assisted reproductive techniques, male infertility, evidence synthesis.

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Shayesteh Mehdinejadiani, MVSc, PhD
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Reviewing topics: artificial reproductive technology, male infertility, female infertility, endometrial receptivity, embryo development in vitro, ICSI procedure.

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Bushra T Mohammed, Phd
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Duhok, Iraq
Reviewing topics: reproductive medicine, assisted reproductive techniques, male infertility, evidence synthesis.

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Maryam Qasemi, PhD
Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewing topics: infertility, reproduction, mitochondria, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), biomarkers.

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Madara Ralapanawe, MD, PhD
Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewing topics: assisted reproductive technology (ART), preimplantation genetic testing (PGT), chromosomal polymorphism, pregnancy outcome, infertility.

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Sona Relovska, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Reviewing topics: germ cells, stem cells, gametogenesis, gene expression regulation.

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Nirvay Sah, DVM, PhD
University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Reviewing topics: implantation, placentation, conceptus development, metabolism and reproduction, poultry reproduction.

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Piyali Saha, PhD
University of Chicago, IL, USA
Reviewing topics: implantation, metabolism, brain development, and immune response.

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Manish Kumar Sinha, PhD
Biostica Services Private Limited, Bengaluru, India
Reviewing topics: bioinformatics, reproduction, fertility, genomic analysis.

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Dallas Soffa, MS
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Reviewing topics: microbiome, progesterone, dairy cattle, heat stress, uterine histology.

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Eman Thabet, MD, PhD
Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
Reviewing topics: fertility preservation, infertility, oncofertility, reproductive physiology, ovary.

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Haidee Tinning, MBiol
University of Leeds, Medicine & Health, Discovery & Translational Sciences Department, UK
Reviewing topics: bovine, endometrium, in vitro models, embryo–maternal communication.

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Yingzheng Wang, PhD
Weill Institute for Cell & Molecular Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Reviewing topics: female reproduction, ovarian reserve, follicle development, ovulation, DNA damage response.