Scientist Profile

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Edwin C. Atabay

Scientist I, SCS (2014)

Expertise: Veterinary Medicine, Animal Reproductive Biotechnology

Affiliation

Senior Science Research Specialist, Philippine Carabao Center, PCC at CLSU, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija

Award

    • PSAS Best paper Award under Physiology and Anatomy Category, PSAS Convention in Cebu City, 2009 O 21-23
    • Silver Award (2nd place, Basic Research Category), , 2011
    • Fulbright-DA Philippines Scholarship Grant to undergo Advance Research on Animal Reproductive Biotec, bb
    • 2011 Second Place Basic Research Category, 22nd Regional Symposium on Research and Development CLARR, mm
    • Best Paper In Applied Research For The Paper Entitled “Optimized Extenders In The Cryopreservation, bb

Research

    • The Effects of holding water buffalo and bovine ovaries at various temperatures during transport and storage in in vitro embryo production [Completed]
    • Cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer in buffaloes [ON-GOING]
    • Use of vitrified buffalo oocytes as recipient cytoplasts in the production of clone embryos [ON-GOING]
    • Ultra rapid vitrification of in vitro matured buffalo oocytes by minimum volume cooling methods [ON-GOING]
    • Enhancing cryviability of in vivo-derived goat embryos by optimizing embryonic stage and in-vitro culture of morula to blastocyst before freezing [ON-GOING]
    • Cryopreservation of In-vitro matured buffalo oocytes by slow freezing and vitrification methods [ON-GOING]
    • Cryotop and Solid Surface Vitrification Cryodevices are Suitable for the Cryopreservation of In vitro-matured Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) Oocytes by
    • Optimized Extenders for The Cryopreservation Of Buck Semen For Artificial Insemination by Ma. Asuncion G. Beltran, Eufrocina P. Atabay, Edwin C. Atabay, Emilio M. Cruz, Flocerfida P. Aquino and Libertado C. Cruz. on final revisión for publication in Phil [Completed]
    • Evaluation of Population Status of Tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) by Long-term Community-Based Monitoring in Mindoro Island of the Philippines by Shinya Ishihara, Rodel M. Boyles, Hisashi Matsubayashi, Arnel N. Del-Barrio, Merben R. Cebrian Usdoi, Aiko Ish [Completed]
    • Optimizing Chemically-defined Culture Medium for the Production of Bovine Embryos In Vitro [Ongoing]
    • Enhancing In-Vitro Production of Embryos from Vitrified Buffalo and Bovine Oocytes by Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) Technique [Ongoing]
    • Cryopreservation of In Vitro-Matured Goat Oocytes [Ongoing]

Papers Presented

    • The effects of holding water buffalo and bovine ovaries at various temperature during transport and storage on in vitro embryo production, Annual Scientific convention of the Philippines
    • Cryopreservation of In Vitro Matured Buffalo (Bubalus bubalus) Oocytes by Slow Freezing or Vitrification, Manila
    • Production of Nuclear Transfer Buffalo Embryos Using OOcytes Stored at Low Temperatures, Kuala Lumpur
    • Effect of Holding Water Buffalo and Bovine Ovaries at Various Temperatures During Transport and Storage on In Vitro Embryo Production, Kuala Lumpur
    • Selection of Water buffalo Oocytes with Developmental Competence In Vitro. Cebu City. 2009, Cebu City
    • Cryopreservation of Goat Semen for Artificial Insemination and In-Vitro-Embryo Production by Edwin C. Atabay, Eufrocina Atabay, Marizon Beltran, Flocerfida Aquino, and Libertado Cruz, in the proceedings of the during the Joint Conference of the Philippine Society of Animal Science and 9th Asian Reproductive Biotechnology last October 20 to 28, 2012 in Shangri-La Hotel, Manila, Shangri-La Hotel, Manila
    • Livestock Biotechnology: Current R&D Program and Direction, by Eufrocina P. Atabay. Presented during the Information Seminar on Agricultural Biotechnology for DA Public Information Officers in line with the celebration of National Biotechnology 2012 last Nov. 8- 10, 2012 at Punta Villa Resort, Iloilo City, bb
    • Livestock Biotechnology: Current R&D Program and Direction, National Biotechnology Philippine Carabao Center, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
    • Livestock Biotechnology: Current R&D Program and Direction, by Eufrocina P. Atabay. Presented during the Information Seminar on Agricultural Biotechnology for Rural Broadcasters (Visayas and Mindanao Chapters) in line with the celebration of National Biotechnology 2012 last Nov. 20-21, 2012 at Cebu City, bb

Education

    • Hokkaido University, Japan, PhD. in Veterinary Medicine, 2003

Publication

    • Nagano, M., . Atabay, E.P., Atabay, E.C., Hishinuma, M., Katagiri, S., Takahashi, Y., (2007) Effects of isolation method and pre-treatment with ethylene glycol or raffinose before vitrification on in vitro viability of mouse preantal follicles
    • Journal of Biomedical Research Volume 28, No. 3
    • Atabay, E.C., Diaz, M.A.M., Dochi, O., Takahashi, Y., (2001) Factors Affecting Enucleation Rates of Bovine and Porcine Oocytes After Removal of Cumulus Cells by Vortexing
    • Journal of Reproduction and Development Volume 47, No. 6
    • Atabay, E.C. et al., (2012) Cryopreservation of Goat Semen for Artificial Insemination and In-Vitro-Embryo Production
    • Proceedings of Joint Conference of the Philippine Society of Animal Science and 9th Asian Reproductive Biotechnology
    • Atabay, E. C., Atabay, E. P., de Vera, R. V., Aquino, F. P., Mamuad, F. V. and Cruz, L. C., (2011) Production of Nuclear Transfer Buffalo Embryos Using Oocytes Stored at Low Temperatures
    • Philippine Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Volume 37
    • Atabay, E.C., Atabay, E.P., Mamuad, F.V., Cruz, L. C., (2011) Chemical and Electrical Activation of Swamp Buffalo (Bubalus bubalus) Oocytes for the Production of Parthenogenetic Embryos In Vitro
    • Philippine Journal of Veterinary Medicine Volume 48
    • Atabay, E.P., Atabay, E.C., Aquino, F.P., Duran, D.H., de Vera, R.V., & Cruz, L.C., (2010) Cryopreservation of on In Vitro Matured Buffalo (Bubalus bubalus) Oocytes by Slow Freezing or Vitrification
    • Philippine Journal Veterinary Medicine Volume 47, No. 2
    • Atabay, E.P., Atabay, E.C., de Vera, R.V., Aquino, F.P., Duran, H.D., & Cruz, L.C., (2010) Effect of Holding Water Buffalo and Bovine Ovaries at Various Temperatures During Transport and Storage on In Vitro Embryo Production
    • Philippine Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Volume 36, No. 1
    • dela Peña, E.C., Takahashi, Y., Atabay, E.C., Katagiri, S., & Nagano, M., (2001) Vitrification of Mouse Oocytes in Ethylene Glycol-Raffinose Solution: Effects of Preexposure to Ethylene Glycol or Raffinose on Oocyte Viability
    • Cryobiology Volume 42, No. 2
    • Atabay, E.C., Takahashi, Y., Katagiri, S., Nagano, M., Koga, A., & Kanai, Y., (2004) Vitrification of bovine oocytes and its application to intergeneric somatic cell nucleus transfer
    • Theriogenology Volume 61, No. 1