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Programme




  • WORKSHOPS (Simultaneous)


    8:00 - 12:00 Sperm Selection
    8:30 - 12:00
    8:30 - 12:00 Advance course on Trophectoderm Biopsy
    8:30 - 12:00 Embryo Morphokinetics Course
    12:00-13:00 Lunch break

    MAIN CONFERENCE


    13.00-13.15
    CONGRESS INAUGURATION
    13.15-14.00 KEYNOTE LECTURE
    Chair: Carlos Simón
    Treating known genetic diseases in the future. Editing genes and the epigenome.
    JC Izpisua Belmonte, USA
    SESSION 1: THE GENETIC RISK OF THE COUPLE
    Chairs: Alan Thornhill and Antonio Capalbo
    14:00-14.30 How important is it to determine the genetic risk of the couple today?
    Julio Martín, Spain
    14.30-15:00

    The exome project and how it will impact ART
    David Blesa, Spain

    15:00-16:00 SPONSORED SYMPOSIA
     16.00-16:30 COFFEE-BREAKS & POSTER SESSION
    SESSION 2: THE OVARIAN RESERVE AND OOCYTES​  
    Chairs: David Gardner and Carmina Vidal
     16:30-17.00 Biomarkers of Ovarian Reserve and Ovarian Response. State of the Art
    Juan Garcia Velasco, Spain
    17.00-17:30 The clinical impact of ovarian fragmentation in low responders and premature ovarian failure.
    Cesar Diaz-Garcia, Spain
    17:30-18:00 Polymorphisms in the LHCGR and FSHR genes predict chance of pregnancy after IVF
    Maria Lalioti, USA
    SESSION 3 THE SPERM
    Chairs: Denny Sakkas and María José de los Santos
    18:00-18:30 Novel technologies for selecting the best sperm for IVF and ICSI.
    Denny Sakkas, USA
    18:30-19:00 Sperm contribution to embryo aneuploidies
    Lorena Rodrigo, Spain
    20.30 GALA DINNER
  • MAIN CONFERENCE


    SESSION 4 : EMBRYO DIAGNOSTICS
    Chairs: Maria Lalioti and Nasser Al-Asmar
    08:30- 09.00 Clinical Application of embryo aneuploidy by NGS
    Carmen Rubio, Spain
    09:00- 09.30 To Transfer or not to Transfer a mosaic embryo
    Antonio Capalbo, Italy
    09:30- 10.00 Non-invasive profiling of embryos.
    David Gardner, Australia
    10:00-10:30 Time lapse imaging reloaded. State of the Art
    Marcos Meseguer, Spain
    10.30-11:00 COFFEE-BREAKS & POSTER SESSION
    SESSION 5: THE UTERUS IN HEALTH
    Chairs: Hillary Critchley and Felipe Vilella
    11:00-11:30 Frozen Embryo Transfer: Is it really better?
    Siladitya Bhattacharya, UK
    11:30-12:00 Personalized embryo transfer. What are the data?
    Carlos Simon, Spain
    12:00-12:30 Collaboration between academia and industry in biomarker development for reproductive medicine
    Thomas M. D’Hooghe, Germany
    LATE BREAKING LECTURE
    Chairs: Hillary Critchley and Felipe Vilella
    12.30-13.00 Targeted Elimination of Mitochondrial DNA Mutations in Embryos
    Pradeep Reddy, USA
    13.00-14.00 LUNCH BREAK
    SESSION 6: THE UTERUS IN DISEASE
    Chairs: Siladitya Bhattacharya and Nick Macklon
    14:00-14:30 Biomarkers for Endometriosis. How close are we?
    Hugh Taylor, USA
    14:30-15:00 The Endometrial Microbiome
    Inma Moreno, Spain
    15:00-15:30 Endometrial Biomarkers for abnormal uterine bleeding.
    Hilary Critchley, UK
    15:30-16:00 Biomarkers for Leiomyomas and Leiomyosarcomas
    Aymara Mas Perucho, Spain
    16.00-16.30 COFFEE-BREAKS & POSTER SESSION
    SESSION 7
    Chairs: Hillary Critchley, Denny Sakkas, David Gardner and Carlos Simón
    16:30: 17:00 YOUNG PRESENTER SESSION
    3 slots of 10 min for 3 selected oral presentations
    Special Lecture
    • O-01 Increase in the number of patient’ oocytes by transferring the first polar body to the donor oocyte cytoplasm
      Julia Gontar, Natalia Buderatska, Nadiya Kazachkova, Igor Ilyin, Olga Parnytska, Ekaterina Ilyina, Sergey Lavrynenko, Yana Lakhno, Mykola Yaroshyk.
      Medical Center IGR, Kyiv, Ukraine.
    • O-02 Assessment of aneuploidy concordance between trophectoderm and inner cell mass in 100 blastocysts by next-generation sequencing
      Manuel Viotti1, Andrea Victor2, Darren Griffin3, Rajiv Mccoy4, Alan Brake2, Jack Tyndall2, Christo Zouves2, Frank Barnes2.
      1Zouves Foundation for Reproductive Medicine, San Francisco, United States; 2Zouves Fertility Center, San Francisco, United States; 3University of Kent, Kent, United Kingdom; 4Princeton University, Princeton, United States.
    • O-03 Chromosomal and miRNA analysis from a single trophectoderm biopsy: looking for biomarkers of reproductive competence/incompetence. Interim analysis of a prospective study
      Antonio Capalbo1, Danilo Cimadomo2, Adriano Giancani2, Valeria Romanelli1, Cristina  Patassini1, Laura Girardi1, Martina Moretto1, Marco Fabiani1, Khalaf Yacoub3, Ilic Dusko3, Laura Rienzi2, Filippo Maria Ubaldi2.
      1IGENOMIX Italy, Marostica, Italy; 2GENERA, Roma, Italy; 3Guy’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
    SESSION 8: BIOMARKERS FOR NORMAL AND PATHOLOGICAL PREGNANCY
    Chairs: Tamara Garrido and Alfredo Perales
    17:00-17:30 Fetal genome profiling after non-invasive isolation of trophoblast cells from the endocervical canal
    Sascha Drewlo, USA
    17:30-18:00 Non-invasive profiling of the placenta and fetus
    Errol Norwitz, USA
    18:00-18:30 Biomarkers for late pregnancy complication
    Gordon Smith, UK
    18:30-19:00 Critical Assessment of the Biomarker Field in Reproductive Medicine
    Nick Macklon, UK

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