Trophectoderm, Cleavage stage and Polar Body Biopsy workshop
Dr Joyce Harper, Embryology and PGD Academy
12 June 2015

Continued Professional Development Credits
The workshop has been awarded 14 CPD credits from the Royal College of Pathologists.

The fee for the embryo biopsy workshop is £1000. The embryo biopsy workshop includes one dinner, all lunches and all refreshments during breaks.
To register – please email [email protected] for a registration form. Call your email – ‘workshop’.

Scientific Programme

Thursday 21st April 2016



Time: 8.45 – 9.00:  

Lecture 1

Time: 9.00 – 10.30

Title: An Introduction to PGD

Speaker: Sioban SenGupta


Lecture 2

Time: 11.00 – 12.00

Title: Future of PGD

Speaker: Joyce Harper

Lecture 3

Time: 12.00 – 1.00

Title: Embryo biopsy

Speaker: Alpesh Doshi

Lunch break  13.00 - 14.00 

+ Workshop photograph



Time: 14.00 – 17.30.

Polar body, cleavage stage and blastocyst embryo biopsy.

Company talks

RI, MTG, Hamilton Thorne, CRGH/UCL team

18.00 Dinner for Delegates


Friday 22nd April 2016

Lecture 4

Time: 9.00 – 10.00

Title: Illumina's solutions for PGD testing

Speaker: Alan Thornhill


Time: 10.00- 13.00

Polar body, cleavage stage and blastocyst embryo biopsy.

RI, Hamilton Thorne, CRGH/UCL team

Lunch  13.00 – 14.00


Time: 14.00- 17.00

Polar body, cleavage stage and blastocyst embryo biopsy.  Tubing cells

Alpesh Doshi, RI, and Hamilton Thorne

17.00 Close of workshop

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