Feature Activities

Introduction of some scientific results of the project at World Congress of Reproductive Biology 2017

Results on project’s in vitro fertilization using Ban frozen sperm experiments and vitrification of Ban oocytes experiments were introduced at the 4th World Congress of Reproductive Biology holding in September 2017. Dr. Nguyen Viet Linh (IBT) and Dr. Nguyen Khanh Van (NIAS-V) have attended the Congress, discuss with scientists all over the world on reproductive …

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First pure Ban blastocysts from project’s IVP system

In the framework of in vitro production of native pig embryo, the first experiment for fertilization of Ban oocytes with Ban sperms has been carried out with over-expected success: Dr. Tamas Somfai, to gather with IBT staffs, has produces first pure Ban blastocysts in a high rate (20-25%) and some of blastocysts could even hatch …

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Dr. Hayashi Visits Model Farms in Cao Son Commune, Da Bac District, Hoa Binh 24 – 27 April, 2017

It has been almost one year since the Project started to work with the model farms in Cao Son Commune, Da Bac District of Hoa Binh. Currently, there are 6 model farms, 1 boar farm, each in Rang Village and Tam Village, and 1 experiment farm in Rang Village in Cao Son Commune. During one …

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Some updated project activities in IBT

        Up to May 2017, new equipments have been transferred, installed, and utilized for project’s activities at the Institute of Biotechnology. Currently, new lots of Ban sperm: TLB-008, BAN-001 and BAN-002, produced in cooperation with NIAS-V (Dr. Phan Le Son, CMU1) last January and February, are now subjected to evaluation of fertility …

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Investigation of native pig genetic resources and sampling in Son La and Dien Bien provinces

From October 20 to November 6, 2016, the project team conducted a survey and collection of biological samples of native pig breeds in Son La and Dien Bien provinces where are thought to have more purer and native pigs kept by the local people. In Dien Bien province, the representative of project managment unit joined …

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Short-term Study in Japan about Vitrification Procedures for Embryos, 20 Feb – 18 March, 2017

One of the outputs of the Project is to “develop cryopreservation methods for oocytes and embryos of Vietnamese native pigs”. This short-term study was to train Vietnamese counterpart on skills to undertake experiments to develop the most appropriate method of cryopreservation for embryos production. Embryos were produced by in-vitro maturation, fertilization and culture of Landrace …

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Training course on somatic cell nuclear transfer technique

From 1/12/2016 to 20/3/2017, Ms. Nguyen Thi Nhung – staff of Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) went to Laboratory of Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Bioscience and Bioindustry (Ishii campus), Tokushima University to study on somatic cell nuclear transfer technique. During 3 months and 20 days studying and working in the lab, under the guidance and great …

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Planning workshop for the 3rd year

From 13 November until 16 November 2016, the project has organized “planning workshop for the 3rd” at the V’star hotel in Hoa Binh city to review all the achievements and early plan for the project’s activities in 2017 and subsequent years. There were Dr. Nguyen Thanh Son – Director of PMU, Dr. Kazuhiro Kikuchi – …

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Overview of the epidemiology situation of pig diseases and pig production in Thai Nguyen province

The Project will upgrade two sections in NIAS Thai Nguyen Livestock R&D Center in Northern Mountainous Region (Thai Nguyen Center) for use as introductory quarantine facility and breeding facility for export of PERV-free pigs. A small study was conducted in August 2016 around the Thai Nguyen Center in order to get a better overview of …

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Ban Hybrid Blastocysts produced at IBT by CMU2’s evaluating procedure

Applying the CMU2 evaluating procedure of in vitro production, which is based on protocols regularly using at NILGS and NIAS-J with suitable adaptation for the conditions of laboratories in Vietnam, staffs at IBT were successful in producing blastocysts from Ban epididymal frozen sperms and Landrace oocytes in 11th August, 2016. The rate of blastocyst produced …

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