Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa


  • Senior Technician at the Coimbra College of Agriculture where carries out Technical and R&D functions.

    PhD in Cell Biology, July 2012.
    BSc Biochemistry, September 2006.
    BSc in Animal Husbandry, July 1991.

  • Name: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    ORCID Number: 0000-0001-6915-9085
    Scopus Number: 24464216800
    Institucional Adress: ESCOLA SUPERIOR AGRÁRIA DE COIMBRA
    Email: scgamboa@esac.pt
    Institutional Telephone: +351 239 802272
  • Mohammad Hashemi; Alireza Seidavi; Faramin Javandel; Sandra Gamboa
    Influence of non-starch polysaccharide-degrading enzymes (NSP) on growth performance, blood parameters and carcass quality of broilers fed corn or wheat/barley based diets (2017)
    Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, vol.30 (4), pp.286-298
    http://doi.org/10.17533/udea.rccp.v30n4a04

    Gamboa, Sandra, Quaresma, Andreia, Castro, Fátima, Bravo, Pedro, Rebordão, Maria R, Oom, Maria, Rocha, António
    In vivo fertilizing ability of stallion spermatozoa processed by single layer centrifugation with Androcoll-ETM (2016)
    Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, vol.NA, pp.NA
    http://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2016.01.030

    Rebordão, Maria R; Galvão, António; Pinto-Bravo, Pedro; Pinheiro, Joana; Gamboa, Sandra; Silva, Elisabete; Mateus, Luísa; Ferreira-Dias, Graça.
    Endometrial prostaglandin synthases, ovarian steroids, and oxytocin receptors in mares with oxytocin-induced luteal maintenance (2016)
    Theriogenology,, vol.NA, pp.1 – 12
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.08.028

    Hosseintabar, Babak, Dadashbeiki, Mohammad, Bouyeh, Mehrdad, Seidavi, Alireza, Hoven., René v. d; Gamboa, Sandra.
    Effect of Different Levels of L-carnitine and Lysine-Methionine on Broiler Blood Parameters (2015)
    Journal MVZ Cordoba , vol.20, 3, pp.4698 – 4708
    http://doi.org/http://www.scielo.org.co/pdf/mvz/v20n3/v20n3a04.pdf

    JAHANPOUR, HOSSEIN; SEIDAVI, ALIREZA; QOTBI, ALI A. A; DELGADO, FERNANDO; GAMBOA, SANDRA.
    Study of the effect of intensity and duration of feed quantitative restriction on broiler caecum microbiota (2014)
    The Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, vol.84, 5, pp.554 – 558
    http://doi.org/http://epubs.icar.org.in/ejournal/index.php/IJAnS/article/view/40672/18210

    Soltanmoradi, Majid G, Seidavi, Alireza, Dadashbeiki, Mohammad, Delgado, Fernando, Gamboa, Sandra
    Effect of time, amount and frequency of feeding on total egg production, fertility and hatchability in broiler breeders (2013)
    Archiv Tierzucht (Archives Animal Breeding), vol.56, 102, pp.1014 – 1022.
    http://doi.org/http://doi.fbn-dummerstorf.de/2013/at56a102.pdf

    Gamboa, Sandra, Quaresma, Andreia, Castro, Fátima, Mamede, Bruno, Bravo, Pedro, Delgado, Fernando
    Cytogenetic, Hormonal, Milk and Semen Studies in a Fertile Male Goat with Gynecomastia (2013)
    Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservacion Animal, vol.3, pp.97 – 102
    DOI: NA

    Costa, Ana; Outros; Gamboa, Sandra; Outros_1; Rocha, António.
    Single Layer Centrifugation with Androcoll-ETM improved progressive motility and percentage of live spermatozoa with intact acrosome of chilled stallion semen but did not have an effect on DNA integrity (2012)
    Open Journal of Animal Science, vol.2, *3: , pp.159 – 165.
    http://doi.org/ doi: 10.4236/ojas.2012.23022

    Gamboa, Sandra; Francisco, Marlene; Gomes, Paula; Mendes, Cláudia; Machado-Faria, Manuel; Ramalho-Santos, João.
    Level of Glycolyzable Substrates in Stallion Semen: Effect of Ejaculation Frequency on Sperm Survival after Cool Storage during the Nonbreeding Season (2011)
    Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, vol.31, 3:, pp.109 – 115.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2010.12.011

    Gamboa, S.; Rodrigues, A.S.; Henriques, L.; Batista, C.; Ramalho-Santos, J.
    Seasonal functional relevance of sperm characteristics in equine spermatozoa (2010)
    Theriogenology, vol.73, 7, pp.950 – 958.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2009.11.023

    Gamboa, Sandra; Machado-Faria, Manuel; Ramalho-Santos, João.
    Seminal traits, suitability for semen preservation and fertility in the native Portuguese horse breeds Puro Sangue Lusitano and Sorraia: Implications for stallion classification and assisted reproduction (2009)
    Animal Reproduction Science, vol.113, 1-4, pp. 102 – 113.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2008.06.004

    Silva, K.M.G.; Moraes, T.A.P.; Silva, E.C.B.; Gamboa, S.C.; Guerra, M.M.P
    Efeito da adição de trolox e pentoxifilina na motilidade, integridade do acrossoma e do DNA de espermatozoides equinos após descongelação (2009)
    Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, vol.61, 1:, pp.42 – 49.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1590/S0102-09352009000100007

    Morte, Maria I; Rodrigues, Ana M; Soares, Diana; Rodrigues, Ana S; Gamboa, Sandra; Ramalho-Santos, João.
    The quantification of lipid and protein oxidation in stallion spermatozoa and seminal plasma: Seasonal distinctions and correlations with DNA strand breaks, classical seminal parameters and stallion fertility (2008)
    Animal Reproduction Science, vol.106, 1-2: , pp.36 – 47.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2007.03.020

    Gamboa, Sandra; Bravo, Pedro; Rebordão, Rosa; Ramalho-Santos, João.
    Embryo recovery following artificial insemination of mares enrolled in a small AI breeding program (2008)
    PUBVET, vol. 2, 46: , pp.: 1 – 14.
    http://doi.org/http://pubvet.com.br/material/Gamboa447.pdf

    S Gamboa, MS Rodrigues, P Cortez, R Rebordão, J Ramalho-Santos
    Application of fluorescence microscopy in the routine analysis of equine spermatozoa (2008)
    Animal Reproduction Science , vol.107 (3-4), , pp.323-324
    http://doi.org/DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2008.05.100

    Silva, Karen M. G.; Gamboa, Sandra C; Rodrigues, Ana S; Santos, João R; Guerra, Maria M. P.
    Adição de piruvato de sódio e trolox ao diluidor utilizado para congelação de sêmen de garanhões férteis e subférteis (2008)
    Ciência Rura, vol.38, 8:, pp.2271 – 2277.
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1590/S0103-84782008000800028

    KMG Silva, MMP Guerra, SC Gamboa, AS Rodrigues, MI Morte, D Soares, L Henriques, J Ramalho-Santos
    Viability of equine sperm submitted to freezing using piruvate and trolox on extender (2006)
    Anim. Reprod., v.3, n.2, p.263, April/June. 2006, vol.3:2, pp.263
    http://doi.org/http://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/42831983/Viability_of_equine_sperm_submitted_to_f20160219-26877-1ojp41m.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ56TQJRTWSMTNPEA&Expires=1478981640&Signature=vlKVL%2F0Kxgvp%2B%2BQSqOWztQTDiZg%3D&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DViability_of_equine_sperm_submitted_to_f.pdf

    Gamboa, Sandra; Ramalho-Santos, João.
    SNARE proteins and caveolin-1 in stallion spermatozoa: possible implications for fertility (2005)
    Theriogenology, vol.64, 2: , pp.275 – 291
    http://doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2004.11.021

    J Ramalho-Santos, S Gamboa
    Snare proteins are present on the acrosome of equine sperm: Implications for stallion fertility. (2003)
    Biology of Reproduction, vol.68, pp.175
    http://doi.org/http://www.ssr.org/sites/ssr.org/files/uploads/attachments/node/56/03programbook.pdf

  • Amaral, Alexandra; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra; Rodrigues, Ana S; Sousa, Ana P; Baptista, Marta; Mota, Paula C; Martins, Luís; Tavares, Renata S; Gamboa, Sandra.
    Probing the Structure and Function of Mammalian Sperm using Optical and Fluorescence Microscopy. (2007)
    Chapter title: Modern Research and Educational Topics in Microscopy
    Formatex
    ISBN:978-84-611-9419-3

  • PIGS+CARE
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: CERVAGADO/PRIMOR/ICM/IPC-ESAC/IPVC-ESTG
    Period: 09/16 – 08/19
    Grant: POCI – COMPETE2020
    Project Code: NA
    Funding value: NA
    Project site: http://

    Melhoramento da espécie e a valorização do medronheiro
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: GreenClone/ESAC/IPC
    Period: 01/14 – 11/17
    Grant: PRODER – Programa de Desenvolvimento Rural
    Project Code: PA 53106.
    Funding value: 123 071.26€
    Project site: http://

    VALOREN – Laboratory for the valorization of endogenous and natural resources
    Main Investigator/Coordinator: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: IPC/ESAC
    Period: 12/15 – 07/15
    Grant: MaisCentro
    Project Code: ID: 5346
    Funding value: 740.000,00
    Project site: http://

    ESCOLHER CIÊNCIA- Crescimento, Renovação Celular e Reprodução: da teoria à prática
    Main Investigator/Coordinator: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: ESAC
    Period: 09/12 – 08/14
    Grant: Ciência Viva
    Project Code: PEC 202
    Funding value: 5 000
    Project site: http://pec-282-ciencia-viva.webnode.pt/

    Development of methods to increase the fertilizing ability of chilled and frozen stallion semen: a multidisciplinary approach. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar.
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, ICBAS, Univ. Porto
    Period: 01/08 – 12/13
    Grant: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia,
    Project Code: Development of methods to increase the fertilizing ability of chilled and frozen stallion semen: a multidisciplinary approach.
    Funding value: €138,596
    Project site: http://

    Functional characterization of equine sperm. A molecular evaluation of stallion fertility .
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: CNC, Univ. Coimbra
    Period: 01/05 – 12/08
    Grant: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia,
    Project Code: POCTI/CVT/49102/2002.
    Funding value: 65,000
    Project site: http://

    Sperm function: What makes a good spermatozoon? A trans-specific perspective
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: CNC, Univ. Coimbra
    Period: 01/06 – 12/08
    Grant: University of Coimbra, Instituto de Investigação Interdisciplinar (III)
    Project Code: III/BIO/50/2005
    Funding value: 30.000
    Project site: http://

    Mitochondrial bioenergetics and membrane dynamics during spermiogenesis and sperm function: Implications for human fertility
    Research Team Member: Sandra Cristina de Oliveira Pinto Gamboa
    Institution: CNC, Univ. Coimbra
    Period: 01/02 – 12/05
    Grant: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia,
    Project Code: POCTI/ESP/38049/20
    Funding value: 100.000
    Project site: http://

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