6th Annual Canadian Embryology Summit
The Canadian Embryology Summit is in its sixth year! We are pleased to announce the Program for the 2017 Summit, to be held at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel, in Toronto, Canada on Saturday April 29, 2017.
Accommodations are available at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel. To receive the discounted rate, call:
1-800- HILTONS ( 445-8667)
Group code: EMBR17
This year the focus of the exhibits will be on Safety systems for the Embryology Lab such as dewar alert and specimen identification systems.
|Early Bird – April 15||After April 15||Registration at the Door|
|CFAS Members $75||CFAS Members $100||CFAS Members $150|
|Non Members $100||Non Members $125||Non Members $175|
This program is brought to you by Merck Canada with the assistance of the CFAS. Registration fees will go towards offsetting venue and food costs.
|9:00 – 10:00||Breakfast and Safety Systems Demonstrations|
|10:00 – 11:15||Preovulatory intrafollicular influences on the molecular organization of the oolemma that determine fertilization and developmental competence and how they may be detectable no-invasively in the IVF Laboratory|
Jonathan Van Blerkom, PhD, Laboratory Director, Colorado Reproductive Endocrinology, Denver, and Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado
|11:15 – 11:30||Break|
|11:30 – 12:30||The Role of Ovarian Stimulation on Embryo Quality|
Marc-André Sirard, DVM, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Animal Reproductive Applied Functional Genomics, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Univesité Laval, Quebec
|12:30 – 13:00||Lunch & Safety Systems in the IVF Lab Demonstrations|
|13:00 – 14:00||Effect of the Environment on Oocytes and Embryos|
Jay Baltz, PhD, Sr. Scientist, Chronic Disease Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa
|14:00 – 15:00||Optimize, control, and OWN your in vitro culture environment – Pearls to share what you cannot see.|
Kathryn Colonna Worrilow, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lifeaire Systems, Allentown, Pennsylvania
|15:00 – 16:00||Safety Systems Demonstrations|