MPTI is a team of dedicated, enthusiast scientists who live, breathe, work reproduction!
MPTI has worked hard to develop a technology that makes breeding using artificial insemination more effective. GameteGuard® is a organic semen extender-additive that protects the sperm cell membrane. This means sperm is kept healthy and more effective.
All the reproductive expertise is brought to bear a a 3rd party quality assessment program. Learn More!
Located in Fort Collins, CO MPTI's facility is in the heart of agricultural and scientific intersections.
Our laboratory is state of the art. We have the latest in reproductive analysis equipment. We analyze sperm, eggs and embryos and are equipped to freeze sperm using GameteGuard® Technology.
Staffed with scientists of the highest caliber having advanced degrees in Assisted Reproductive Technologies, Andrology, Reproductive Physiology, Bacteriospermiology, Veterinary Medicine, Cytogenetics, Animal Husbandry, and Molecular Biology.
J.A. Herickhoff, CEO has significant experience in development, creation, commercialization and growth of a technology and of a company. He has a proven record of growth. For example, he led the growth of the Black Thunder Coal Mine from 18 to 40 mm tons per year and in the process became the world’s largest coal mine.
He has extensive experience inventing, developing and leveraging patentable technology, and sits on the boards of two multi-million dollar companies and three start-up companies and brings this breadth and depth of hands-on experience and knowledge to MPTI
The President, Dr. Herickhoff is a scientist with 10 years of industrial science expertise including antioxidant and andrology technologies. Her expertise in antioxidant technology includes having scaled up the application of antioxidant treatments for produce from the laboratory to an industrial application for the corn industry (Pioneer Corn) and the mushroom industry (Monterey Mushroom; Clean N Ready™ technology) at EPL Technologies, Inc.
In addition, she has significant IP development and protection experience having participated as an inventor or author on over 19 patents and trademark applications. She is the inventor on 13 patents including those relating to antioxidants and many others relating to sperm, some via her employment with XY, Inc., the pioneer in sperm sexing technology. Scientific sales and small-business development experience helps to round out her suite of skills.