September 10, 2019

"Catering your biopsy technique to the embryos on hand: What impact could the embryologist have on the results?"

 Debbie Venier, M.S.,                     Laboratory supervisor, La Jolla IVF

Generously sponsored by

June 20, 2019

"Mosaicism detection: Error rate and clinical implication"

Nabil Arrach, Ph.D.                           Scientific Director, Progenesis


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March 7, 2019

"New dimensions of endometrial health"

Generously sponsored by

Tiffany Stankewicz, Ph.D.                 Igenomix Endometrial Specialists and Senior Manager of R&D

 November 29, 2018

"Coping with your patients, Coping for yourself: Avoiding burn out working with infertility patients"


"Best Practices in Reproductive Tissue Banking: A Preview of the new SART Guidelines"

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Susan C. Klock, Ph.D.                       Specialty Editor, Fertility and Sterility
Professor, Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry Northwestern University Feinberg School of Med.

Marybeth Gerrity, Ph.D, MBA      President, Reproductive Biology Resources, Inc. Member, SART Executive Council       

September 20, 2018

"Aberrant sperm DNA methylation predicts male fertility status and embryo quality"


"Sperm epigenetics in the study of male fertility, offspring health, and potential clinical applications"

Generously sponsored by

Douglas Carrell, Ph.D., HCLD           Professor of Surgery and Human Genetics University of Utah School of Medicine

June 21, 2018

"CRISPR - A Review"

Generously sponsored by

Sarthak Sawarkar, Ph.D.                   Manager, Research, CooperGenomics

March 13, 2018

"The Ecology of the IVF Lab"

Generously sponsored by

Antonia Gilligan, CEO Alpha Environmental

November 14, 2017

"Accuracy of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) is compromised by a degree of mosaicism of human embryos"

David Albertini, M.S., Ph.D., The Center for Human Reproduction, NY.

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June 8, 2017

"In Vitro Derived Oocytes (IVDOs) using precursor cells"

Generously sponsored by

Yvonne White, Ph.D., Sr. Director Research & Development, OvaScience

 March 9, 2017 

   "Ethical Implications of PGS"

Don Rieger, Ph.D., Vice President, Research & Development, LifeGlobal LLC

"RNA and embryos, why does it matter?"

Jonathan LaMarre, D.V.M., Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, CANADA

Generously sponsored by

September 29, 2016

"An Introduction to Electronic Witnessing and How the RI Witness System Works Within an IVF Clinic"

Generously sponsored by

Sally Lloyd, Director of Worldwide Training and Scientific Communications, Research Instruments Ltd, UK and Carli Chapman, ART Laboratory Director, RMI Chicago

March 3, 2016

"Embryo Testing: Where we are and where technology may allow us to go"

Generously sponsored by

Mark Umbarger, Ph.D., Director of Research and Development, Good Start Genetics