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All about Sperm Selection & Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Date: 11th to 12th November 2023

The course provides a one-to-one hands-on training experience. Experts with long experience in the field of andrology will teach you the theory and the practical aspects for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection and sperm selection. Our experts will share with you the important tips and tricks which will help you excel your skills.

This course aims to provide intense and in-depth training options to

  1. Young scientist who wish to be introduced in hands-on practical experience on ART techniques practiced in modern ART labs
  2. Practicing junior embryologists technicians and andrologists who would like to improve their skills and understanding in the latest ART techniques
  3. ART scientists who are interested in updating their practical skills in the latest ART techniques and practices.

Course Information

Groups of up to 5 participants for each course and many hands-on sessions ensure maximum interaction and learning experience!

For each course

experts with long experience in the field of ART, will guide the participants through the fundamentals of each technique, demonstrate and teach each technique while sharing important tips and tricks!

What's included

  • A certification of attendance

  • 3 Coffee breaks

  • 1 Dinner

  • 1 Lunch break

Post Course benefits

  • Free Embryolab Academy membership (see membership benefits*)

  • A 10% registration fee Discount for all the Embryolab academy events

Cost per Participant

800 EUR

Course Programm

Day 1

Saturday 4th

Welcome to Embryolab Academy
Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection: The method
Sperm Preparation: What are the options
The management of 0% Normal morphology or 0% motility: What is possible and what are the limits
Coffee Break
Severe male infertility. What are the challenges?
ICSI with testicular spermatozoa: Tips and Tricks.
Oocyte activation: when and how.
Total Quality management and Risk Management for our ICSI program
Day’s Overview

Day 2

Sunday 5th

9:00-16:00: An intense hands-on session with our Andrology and ICSI experts
Demonstration of the sperm selection approaches
Preparation of ICSI dishes and media
Setting up for the ICSI system
The ICSI method
12:00-13:00: Lunch Break
Critical steps for sperm samples with abnormal parameters
Sperm fishing and immobilization
ICSI and testicular spermatozoa
Day’s overview – Q&A
Certificates and Group Photo
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Level This 2-day intense hands-on training course was designed to introduce junior scientists and technicians into the theoretical and practical aspects of Blastocyst Biopsy and Tubing.

Course's goals • Set up an ICSI system • Follow the steps for the ICSI technique • Understand the concept of the different sperm selection methods • Use the different sperm selection methods • Choose the best selection method based on sperm quality and characteristics • Select sperm from testicular samples • Perform ICSI with the selected spermatozoa

Training material • Donor sperm • Mouse oocytes • Bovine testicles • Training Videos