Gianluca Neglia

University of Naples "Federico II", Italy


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, PhD, Full Professor of Animal Sceince

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production


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Researcher ID: A-9099-2008

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Professional (scientific) interests: In vitro Embryo Production in Bovine (Bos Taurus) and Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis), by Using Co-culture and Defined or Semi Defined Medium; Farm management; Cryopreservation of Oocytes and Embryos, Using the Slow Freezing Method and Vitrification; Estrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination; Multiple Ovulation and Embryo Transfer in Bovine, Buffalo, Sheep and Goat; Ovum Pick-Up Technique (OPU) in Bovine (Bos Taurus) and Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis) Species; Ultrasound Application for Ovarian Monitoring and Pregnancy Diagnosis; Nutrition Principles and Farm Management in Bovine and Buffalo Species; Milk Quality


Selected Publications:

  1. Gómez-Carpio, M., Cesarani, A., Zullo, G., Cimmino, R., Neglia, G., Campanile, G., Biffani, S. (2023). Genetic parameters for reproductive traits in the Italian Mediterranean buffalo using milk yield as a correlated trait. Journal of Dairy Science, 106 (12), 9016–9025. doi:

  2. Cacciola, N. A., Venneri, T., Salzano, A., D’Onofrio, N., Martano, M., Saggese, A., Vinale, F., Neglia, G., Campanile, C., Baccigalupi, L., Maiolino, P., Cuozzo, M., Russo, R., Balestrieri, M. L., D’Occhio, M. J., Ricca, E., Borrelli, F., Campanile, G. (2023). Chemopreventive effect of a milk whey by-product derived from Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) in protecting from colorectal carcinogenesis. Cell Communication and Signaling, 21 (1). doi:

  3. Salzano, A., Fioriniello, S., D’Onofrio, N., Balestrieri, M. L., Aiese Cigliano, R., Neglia, G., Della Ragione, F., Campanile, G. (2023). Transcriptomic profiles of the ruminal wall in Italian Mediterranean dairy buffaloes fed green forage. BMC Genomics, 24 (1). doi:

  4. Neglia, G., Cotticelli, A., Vassetti, A., Matera, R., Staropoli, A., Vinale, F., Salzano, A., Campanile, G. (2023). Buffalo milk and rumen fluid metabolome are significantly affected by green feed. Scientific Reports, 13 (1). doi:

  5. Bobbo, T., Matera, R., Pedota, G., Manunza, A., Cotticelli, A., Neglia, G., Biffani, S. (2023). Exploiting machine learning methods with monthly routine milk recording data and climatic information to predict subclinical mastitis in Italian Mediterranean buffaloes. Journal of Dairy Science, 106 (3), 1942–1952. doi:

  6. Presicce, G. A., Vistocco, D., Capuano, M., Navas, L., Salzano, A., Bifulco, G., Campanile, G., Neglia, G. (2022). Pregnancies following Protocols for Repetitive Synchronization of Ovulation in Primiparous Buffaloes in Different Seasons. Veterinary Sciences, 9 (11), 616. doi:

  7. Chirone, R., Paulillo, A., Salatino, P., Salzano, A., Cristofaro, B., Cristiano, T., Campanile, G., Neglia, G. (2022). Life Cycle Assessment of buffalo milk: A case study of three farms in southern Italy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 365, 132816. doi: