Luis Henrique Aguiar, VMD

Department of Clinical Sciences

Instructor, Section of Theriogenology

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607-253-3860
Fax: 607-253-3271

Research/Clinical Interest

  • Assisted reproductive technologies in domestic and non-domestic species
  • Molecular Biology
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Zoology and Wildlife Conservation

Education and Training

  • 2018-2021, Louisiana State University, Theriogenology Residency/Master's Degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • 2013-2017, RENORBIO, Ceará State University (UECE), Brazil, PhD in Livestock and Agriculture Biotechnology
  • 2006-2011, Santa Catarina State University, Brazil, VMD



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Awards and Honors

  • 2016: 2nd place at the student competition at the 30th Brazilian Embryo Technology Society (SBTE) meeting (applied area). Title: Quality assessment of goat oocytes and effects on goat cloning efficiency after in vivo or in vitro maturation.
  • 2015 – Training course fellowship award - Advances in the Generation of Genetically Modified Animals Models. Pasteur Institute, Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • 2013 - Graduate Research Scholarship – Ceará State Research Foundation - Conceptus abnormalities and strategies to deliver nucleic acids into embryos for the epigenetic modulation of bovine somatic nuclei for cloning by nuclear transfer, University of Fortaleza-UNIFOR, Brazil.
  • 2010 - Student Research Assistantship – Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) influence on cryopreserved bovine IVP embryos, UDESC, Brazil.
  • 2009 - Student Research Assistantship – Development of cryopreserved swine oocytes used in SCNT and IVF procedures, UDESC, Brazil.

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists, 2020
  • Society for Theriogenology
  • American College of Theriogenologists
  • International Embryo Technology Society