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Oocyte and embryo development: From basic science to clinical practice

November 5-7, 2020 | Paris, France

Invitation to Propose
Topics & Speakers

The Ovarian Club XV Meeting will explore emerging topics in ovarian, oocyte and embryo development.

On behalf of the organizing committee, we invite you to propose new topics and recommend speakers who are leading experts in the field.

The following topics will be discussed at the meeting:
  • On the forefront of human oocyte biology: Aging, bioenergetics, and epigenetics
  • Metabolism and nutrition of the oocyte
  • Egg and embryo health
  • Rejuvenating the oocyte
  • Activation and recruitment of follicles
  • The role of the mitochondria in reproductive medicine: Innovation in the field
  • Cell signaling within and without the ovarian follicle: Integrating information transfer between the vasculature and the oocyte
  • Gamete reconstruction
  • Embryo development in the lab condition
  • How can we choose the best embryo for transfer?
  • Embryonic health
  • Implantation, luteal support and tissue cryopreservation
  • Clinical and molecular view of the endometrium and the process of implantation: A better understanding
  • Best IVF practices with respect to outcome, based on accumulated outcome results
  • Stimulation, oocyte maturation and ovarian tissue freezing
  • AMH for what?
  • Ovarian reserve and aging
  • The key for future fertility treatment
  • Cryobiology retaining ovarian function and fertility preservation

Kindly send your suggestions to:


Thank you,

Zeev Shoham

On behalf of the Ovarian Club Organizing Committee

Michael Alper, USA; Dominique De Ziegler, France; Samir Hamamah, France; Kenneth Korach, USA; Milton Leong, Hong Kong; Pasquale Patrizio, USA; Gerald Schatten, USA; Zeev Shoham, Israel; Sherman Silber, USA; Johan Smitz, Belgium; Seang Lin Tan, Canada; Evelyn Telfer, UK


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