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Irena Lalic

Full Name: Irena Lalic
Position Sought: Freelance Embryologist/Embryology Consultant/Advisor on setting up new IVF labs and/or implementation of Quality Management Programs for results improvement - WORLD WIDE
Primary Language: English
Address: Waverley
Telephone: +61416004192
E-mail: Contact Irena
 Profile and objectives
Dynamic professional with comprehensive training and solid ART background. 28+ years of experience. Meticulous in laboratory practical skills, committed to achieving world class standards and results through quality assurance programs for clinical embryology labs. Skilled in teaching, training and supervising scientists in IVF techniques.
  Main resume

Comprehensive resume with references available upon request.

Please contact me through e-mail: irena_lalic[at]yahoo.com.au or irena[at]sapientinvitro.com

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Career History:

December 2006 – present: Principal Scientist and Company Director of Sapient In Vitro Pty Ltd – Human Embryology Consulting Services, Waverley, NSW 2024, Australia.

October 2001 – December 2006: RPAH.Sydney IVF Laboratory Manager, full-time (at KGV Memorial, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW 2050). Working within the NSW Public Health System but employed by private clinic GENEA (previously known as Sydney IVF), Sydney, NSW 2000 , Australia.

June 1998 – October 2001: Senior Embryologist, full-time, at GENEA (previously known as Sydney IVF), Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia.

August 1990 – May 1998: ART Scientist II (Embryologist), full-time, at GENEA (previously known as Sydney IVF), Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia.

September 1989 – August 1990: Hospital Scientist (Embryologist), trainee, full-time, IVF Laboratory, KGV Memorial, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW  2050, Australia.


Extensive experience in all basic and advanced IVF techniques, embryology staff training and laboratory management.

Full list available upon request.


Continuous and extensive professional development: education at international conferences and training at various courses and workshops related to ART and management, 1989 - today. Full list available upon request.

Masters of Science, Clinical Embryology (2012 - 2015)

School of Medicine,

University of Leeds, UK

Masters of Science, Biology (1984-1989)
(Majored in Zoology and Ecology)
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Zagreb, Croatia

High School Certificate: Medical Nursing, 1982-1984
Dr. Ivan Ribar Centre for Vocationally Oriented Education,
Karlovac, Croatia

Personal details:

Nationality: Australian and Croatian.

Interests and Hobbies:



Further Information:

Please visit my website: www.sapientinvitro.com

Professional Associations:

  • Fertility Society of Australia (FSA)
  • Scientists in Reproductive Technology, Australia (SIRT)
  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Full list available upon request.


Full list available upon request.

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