Beatriz Fernández Fuertes is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Biology, University of Girona, where she also teaches. Her main scientific interest is the male aspect of fertility. In recent years, her research has focused on the interactions between male factors and the female reproductive tract, with a special interest on the regulation of the maternal immune tolerance towards the embryo in different animal models (bovine, donkey and pig).
Dr. Fernández Fuertes obtained her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 2012. She also holds a MSc degree in Veterinary Medicine from the same institution, and a MSc degree in Pharmacoeconomics from the Universidad Carlos III (Madrid, Spain) both obtained in 2013. She received her PhD in Reproductive Biology from University College Dublin (Ireland) in 2016, where she was also awarded a two year postdoctoral fellowship funded by Science Foundation Ireland.
The work that Dr. Fernández Fuertes has carried out during this early stage of her scientific career has led to the publication 21 papers in SCI/JCR-indexed journals (19 in Q1, 5 in D1) and 20 abstracts in SCI/JCR-indexed journals (mostly in Q1). She serves as reviewer for several leading international journals her field. She is also a member of different societies including the International Embryo Technology Society, the Society for the Study of Reproduction, and the Spanish Society of Animal Reproduction.