21st National level training programme on "In-Vitro Fertilization and Embryo Co-Culture: TANUVAS, Chennai, India. Feb 24 to Mar 15, 2016.
Dr. Narendra Babu Karuputhula, India
31 January 2016

Dear All,

I wish to inform you that the Department of Animal Biotechnology, Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, (TANUVAS) Chennai-7, India is organizing the 21st National level training programme on “In-Vitro fertilization and Embryo Co-Culture” for 21 days starts from Feb 24 to Mar 15, 2016.

This training programme is designed to cover brief theoretical aspects with extensive hands-on training on the following topics on animal model.

  •  Collection, Screening and selection of oocytes
  •  In-Vitro maturation (IVM)
  •  Semen collection and analysis
  •  Sperm processing
  •  In-Vitro fertilization (IVF)
  •  Preparation and maintenance of oviduct epithelial cells, cumulus cells etc., for embryo co-culture.
  •  In-Vitro culture of Embryos (IVC)
  •  Department lab rotation to understand advanced reproductive techniques in the filed of Reproductive Biology. (CASA,   Hamster bioassay, Animal Cell Culture, PGD)
  •  Cryopreservation methods 
  •  Human IVF lab rotation and demonstrations human IVF (It is based on IVF centers permission)

The training course fee will be intimated selected candidates. 

More details please contact  : 

Professor A. Palanisamy

Dept. of Animal Biotechnology  

Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS

Chennai - 600 007 


Email: [email protected] (Please send us details Name, Address, work experience in the field of embryology or any other experience in the related reproductive biology field, if you are working person forward through your Department Head or Center Head, Selected candidates will be intimated)


Life Science students/Teaching/ Research staff working in Veterinary / Medical / Life sciences colleges / Institutions / Field Veterinarians and those who are engaged in similar type of Research are eligible to attend this training. 


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