Dr. Panayiotis Zavos
Dr. Panayiotis Zavos received his B.S. in Biology-Chemistry in 1970, his M.S. in Biology-Physiology in 1972 and Education Specialist in Science (Ed.S.) in 1976 from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. He earned his Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology, Biochemistry and Statistics in 1978 from the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. He received many awards among those the Distinguished Alumnus Award and the Graduate Teaching Award from Emporia State University and the Student Leadership Award from the University of Minnesota. He was recently awarded the Paul Harris Fellow Award.
Dr. Zavos has a long career as a reproductive specialist and he has devoted more than 25 years to academia and research. He claims himself to be the chief scientist in the development of several new and innovative technologies in the animal and human reproductive areas with worldwide implications. He has authored or coauthored more than 400 peer-reviewed publications, along with a number of solicited reviews, book chapters and popular press releases. He has presented more than 300 abstracts and other presentations at a large number of national, international and professional scientific meetings all over the world. Dr. Zavos’ studies and findings have been reported in the local, national and international press. He served as an ad hoc reviewer for the NIH and other scientific groups.
Dr. Zavos is currently serving as a Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Middle East Fertility Society, and is a past Board Member of the China Academy of Science. He was awarded the first ever Honorary Professorship by the Chinese Academy of Science awarded to an American Professor by Chinese Scientists. He is also currently on the Board of Scientific and Policy Advisors for the American Council on Science and Health. He has given plenary lectures nationally and internationally at a large number of Scientific Societies meetings, has been and continues to be a visiting scientist for a number of international collaborations and exchanges.
Dr. Zavos has numerous scientific collaborations nationally and internationally and his publications have appeared in fifteen languages. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the American Society of Andrology (ASA), the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), the Middle East Fertility Society (MEFS), the Japanese Fertility Society, the International Society of Cryobiology Sigma XI, Gamma Sigma Delta and a number of other Scientific and Professional Societies. He has served on a large number of committees for the International Society of Cryobiology, ASRM, MEFS, ESHRE and others.
Dr. Zavos also claims himself, and many others throughout the World, to be strong authority in the areas of male reproductive medicine, gamete physiology, male infertility,Andrology and other forms of ART (Assisted reproductive technology) procedures including the development of in-vitro round spermatid manipulations (ROSI procedures).
Dr. Zavos is also founder of ZDL Inc. The company serves for the people having fertility problems. Its main areas are gender selection, semen shipping, semen evaluation, home semen analysis, and others.