Prof. Dr. Faruk Aral has been a researcher at the Harran and Niğde University for more than 22 years. His practice is not limited to university work. He has worked in several institutions of animal research in public and animal feed manufacturers as well as in the private sector from 1988-1994. He earned his Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Ankara in 1987, and received his Ph.D. from the Department of Reproduction and Artificial Insemination at the same university (1994). In 2000, he served as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the Harran University and in 2010 moved to Nigde University. His research interests are reproduction and artificial insemination, andrology, spermatological studies, biotechnology and toxicology in animal reproduction in livestock animals, fish and bees.