Workshops


WORKSHOP A
13:00-14:45
In vitro follicle/oocyte maturation from primordial stages

WORKSHOP B
13:00-14:45
A new paradigm in clinical IVF: Age-specific stimulation and embryology
Chair: Evelyn Telfer, PhD, Scotland, UK
  
Chair: David H. Barad, MD, MS, USA
  
13:00
Culture systems to support activation and growth of primordial follicles
Evelyn Telfer, PhD, Scotland, UK
13:00
Early luteinization of follicles in women with low functional ovarian reserve
Yan-Guang Wu, PhD, USA
13:20
Manipulating the P13K pathway in vitro: Pros and Cons
Evelyn Telfer, PhD and
J. Richard Anderson
, MD, PhD, Scotland, UK
13:30
Age-specific adjustment of ovulatory trigger to protect against premature luteinization
David H. Barad, MD, MS, USA
13:40
Culturing pre-pubertal tissue
J. Richard Anderson, MD, PhD, Scotland, UK
14:00
Modifying ovulation induction based on age-specific criteria to maximize IVF success
Raoul Orvieto, MD, Israel
14:00
Maturing IVG oocytes
David F. Albertini, PhD, USA
  
  
14:30
Discussion
 
14:20
Discussion
 
14:45-15:15
Coffee Break

 
WORKSHOP C
15:15-17:00
An In vitro implantation model: Peaking into the "black box of implantation"

WORKSHOP D
15:15-17:00
The biological basis for the demise of preimplantation genetic screening (PGS)
Chair: Gist Croft, PhD, USA
  
Chair: Raoul Orvieto, MD, Israel
  
15:00
Basic principles of implantation in mammals
David F. Albertini, PhD, USA
  
15:00
Introduction
Raoul Orvieto, MD, Israel

15:45
Imaging and image reconstruction techniques to study the in vitro attached human embryo
Gist Croft, PhD, USA
  
15:20
Accuracy of assessing embryo ploidy of human embryos with PGS in association with IVF
Norbert Gleicher, MD, USA
 
16:30
Discussion
 
  
 
15:50
Extended culture of blastocyst: Advantages and disadvantages and in which patients?
Catherine Racowsky, PhD, USA
 
  16:10
Origin, mechanisms, prevalence and clinical consequences of embryo mosaicism in humans
David F. Albertini, PhD, USA
 
  16:40
Discussion