Three days course to discover new approaches on your daily techniques. For experienced embryologists who want to gain consistency of results in their laboratory.



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Upgrade in IVF techniques for experienced embryologists


Discover new approaches on your daily techniques

Aims and Goals of the Course:

Have an overview of an IVF cycle, going through the whole process, focusing on the main techniques and emphasizing important theoretical aspects. Understand fundamental principles of quality control, set-up management and work organization in an IVF lab. Have and intensive hands-on sessions in ICSI, embryo and blastocyst vitrification and warming, assisted hatching and embryo transfer from the lab’s perspective. An opportunity to step back and take a time to deepen into the upgrade knowledge in our routine techniques and discover how to improve results just with few important tips and tricks.

Scientific Program:

Theoretical Sessions (30-45 min duration):

  • “QC and QA in the IVF lab”

Hands-On Sessions:

  • Oocyte and embryo handling using different types of pipetting devices.
  • ICSI: different ways of penetrating the oocyte membrane.
  • Overview of the different biopsy techniques.
  • Vitrification and warming of blastocysts.
  • Management of warmed embryos: Assisted hatching.
  • Embryo Transfer from the lab perspective.
  • How to handle a stable culture system.
  • Temperature measurements.
  • Handle of media and oil: aliquoting, storage, disposables out-gassing, preparation of dishes (the overlaid and underlaid methods) for gamete and embryo manipulation and culture.
  • Aseptic techniques for handling media, disposables, gametes and embryos.

Team of embryologists providing the training:
Gloria Calderón, PhD; Nuno Costa-Borges, PhD; Enric Mestres, PhD;  Mònica Acacio, MSc and Carolina Castelló, BSc.

Certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants completing the workshop

Dates: Three days from 09:00h to 16:30h (with a coffee break and 30 min lunch pause).

Prices: 3300 Euros

Depending on your experience and needs we can modify the training course by adding extra days to the course.

Embryotools’ Laboratories
Avenida Doctor Marañón, 8
Parc Científic de Barcelona
08028 Barcelona, Spain