Dr. Dorit Kalo

Dr. Dorit Kalo is the coordinator of the HU CEAEH. She completed her studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem - B.Sc. and M.Sc in Animal Sciences. Her Ph.D. study was focused on effect of the endocrine disrupter compound, phthalate, on oocyte developmental competence by using several research approaches (in vivo, in vitro and ex vivo) in the bovine model.

Dorit's main research interest is the effect of the environment contaminations on the oocyte and through early embryonic development. In addition, she is also interested in examining the carry-over effect of different environmental contaminants on the pre-implantation embryo.