On Tuesday, April 15th, 2008 the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT) will sponsor an interactive chat session about “Sperm Cryopreservation and IVF techniques”
Confirmed expert panelists are (updated April 9, 2008):
Jorge M. Sztein DVM, Ph.D.
Director, Colony Management and Research Support
Genetic Engineering Core Facility
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
Martin D Fray, PhD
Frozen Embryo and Sperm Archive – manager
MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit
G. Charles Ostermeier, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
Reproductive Technology Specialist
The Jackson Laboratory
Technology Evaluation and Development
Bar Harbor, ME, USA
Dr. Susan Marschall
Cryo-Unit – EMMA
Institute of Experimental Genetics
Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen
German Research Center for Environmental Health (GmbH)
Carlisle P. Landel, Ph.D.
Director, Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility
Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Auke Boersma, Ph.D.
Cryobiology / Institute of Experimental Genetics
European Mouse Mutant Archive – EMMA
The chat sesssion will take place at the following time-table:
22:00 Madrid, Rome, Paris, Berlin, Munich, Stockholm
21:00 London, Lisboa
17:00 Sao Paulo
16:00 Toronto, New York, Philadelphia, Bethesda, Bar Harbor (US East Coast)
15:00 Houston, Chicago
13:00 Los Angeles, California (US West Coast)
01:30 New Delhi, on next day: April 16st
04:00 Perth, on next day: April 16st
05:00 Tokyo, on next day: April 16st
06:00 Melbourne, on next day: April 16st
07:00 Brisbane, on next day: April 16st
08:00 Auckland, on next day: April 16st
You can check in this WEB for additional meeting times across the world.
If you are not already an ISTT Member, you can join the ISTT to participate in the CHAT session.