Rita Payan-Carreira

University of Évora Portugal

Rita Payan Carreira earned her Veterinary Degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1985. She obtained her Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences from the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal. After almost 32 years of teaching at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, she recently moved to the University of Évora, Department of Veterinary Medicine, where she teaches in the field of Animal Reproduction and Clinics. Her primary research areas include the molecular markers of the endometrial cycle and the embryo–maternal interaction, including oxidative stress and the reproductive physiology and disorders of sexual development, besides the molecular determinants of male and female fertility. She often supervises students preparing their master's or doctoral theses. She is also a frequent referee for various journals.

Rita Payan-Carreira

4books edited

7chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Rita Payan-Carreira

This book covers a variety of topics on animal reproduction and reproductive medicine. With evolving technology and a continual increase in knowledge, regarding domestic pets or agricultural animals, new information is available on diverse topics in this broad field. The book contents reflect the individual experience of authors, who developed a number of themes identified as attracting interest in the field. As it is, new opportunities were opened for productive collaboration. We have tried to provide you with current, specialised information that may be useful to students, clinicians and researchers. We hope this book inspires you to embrace these themes, foster the debate on particular topics and may be used as a start-up source for exploring the theriogenology field.

Go to the book