Gustavo Zamberlam, DMV, Ph.D.

Assistant professor

Université de Montréal

Département de biomédecine vétérinaire

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

3200 Sicotte

St-Hyacinthe, Qc J2S 2M2 

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Phone: 450-773-8521 ext. 0196

Fax: 450-778-8103

Post-secondary education:

D.V.M. School of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil, 2007).

M.Sc. Physiopathology of Animal Reproduction, Federal University of Santa Maria (Brazil, 2009).

Ph.D. Veterinary Sciences - Reproduction (Université de Montréal, 2014).

Postdoctoral fellow: Department of Veterinary Biomedicine (Université de Montréal, 2014-2015).

Postdoctoral fellow: Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics (McGill University, 2016-2017).


Research interests:

  • Ovarian physiology and dysfunction: regulation of ovarian follicle development and ovulation.
  • Physiology of the pituitary gland: regulation of gonadotropins synthesis 


Lab members:

Name Position Email Address
Ariane Lalonde-Larue Summer student This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Abedini, A., Zamberlam, G., Lapointe, E., Tourigny, C., Boyer, A., Paquet., M, Hayashi, K., Honda, H., Kikuchi, A., Price, C., Boerboom, D. WNT5a is required for normal ovarian follicle development and antagonizes gonadotropin responsiveness in granulosa cells by suppressing canonical WNT signaling. FASEB J. 2016 Apr;30(4):1534-47.

Bernardi De Souza L., Paradis M., Zamberlam G., Benoit-Biancamano MO., Price C. Identification of 5α-reductase isoenzymes in canine skin. Vet Dermatol. 2015 Oct;26(5):363-6.

Yapura J., Badea I., Zamberlam G., Price C., Mapletoft R., Pierson R., Singh J., Adams GP. Formulation and testing of a non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor intravaginal device for the control of ovarian function in cattle. Anim Reprod Sci. 2015 May;156:91-102.

Abedini A., Zamberlam G., Boerboom D., Price CA. Non-canonical WNT5A is a potential regulator of granulosa cell function in cattle. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2015 Mar 5;403:39-45.

Portela VM., Dirandeh E., Guerrero-Netro HM., Zamberlam G., Barreta MH., Goetten AF., Price CA. The role of fibroblast growth factor-18 in follicular atresia in cattle. Biol Reprod. 2015 Jan;92(1):14.

Zamberlam G., Sahmi F., Price CA. Nitric oxide synthase activity is critical for the preovulatory epidermal growth factor-like cascade induced by luteinizing hormone in bovine granulosa cells. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Sep;74:237-44.

Sahmi F., Nicola ES., Zamberlam GO., Gonçalves PD., Vanselow J., Price CA. Factors regulating the bovine, caprine, rat and human ovarian aromatase promoters in a bovine granulosa cell model. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014 May 1;200:10-7.

Zamberlam GO., Portela VM., Oliveira JFC., Gonçalves PBD., Price C. Regulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in bovine granulosa cells and its involvement with dominance. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2011, 30;335(2):189-94.

Portela VM., Zamberlam GO., Oliveira JFC., Gonçalves PBD., Price C. Role of angiotensin II in the periovulatory epidermal growth factor-like cascade in bovine granulosa cells in vitro. Biol Reprod. 2011, 85(6):1167-74.

Portela VM., Machado M., Gonçalves PBD., Zamberlam GO., Buratini Jj., Price C. Expression and function of fibroblast growth factor 18 in the ovarian follicle in cattle. Biol Reprod. 2010, 83(3):339-46.

Portela V., Zamberlam G., Price C. Cell plating density alters the ratio of estrogenic to progestagenic enzyme gene expression in cultured granulosa cells. Fertil Steril. 2010, 93(6):2050-5.

Costa LFS., Machado M., Oliveira JF., Zamberlam G., Gonçalves PB. Annexin II expression in bovine oocytes during follicular development. Genetics and Molecular Biology. 2006, 29; 396-400.

Schoenau W., Porciúncula P., Zamberlam G., Mesquita FS., Oliveira JFC., Gonçalves PBD. Association between IGF-1R gene polymorphisms and productive and reproductive traits in Holstein cows. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 2005, 57; 772-776.