Homepage  /  News

IVF News & Jobs

Announcement: ICART UNIVERSITY ZURICH HANDS ON FOR EMBRYOLOGISTS

09 December 2018 by M. Van den Bergh
ICART UNIVERSITY ZURICH HANDS ON FOR EMBRYOLOGISTS

The University of Zurich in collaboration with AGROVET and Quartec GmbH  is organizing between April and  November 2019 4 times a full week of hands on training in the International Training Centre for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ITCART). The workshop is designed for young embryologists who want to acquire the basic techniques to be able to work independently in an ART laboratory. 

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: China halts controversial 'genome-edited babies' research

03 December 2018 by Rachel Siden

Authorities in China are moving to suspend the research activities of the scientists who claim to have modified the genomes of twin girls with CRISPR/Cas9.

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Mitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers

03 December 2018 by Jennifer Willows

A new paper documents three unrelated families where paternal mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is present in offspring.

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Sperm counts halved in sons of smoking dads

03 December 2018 by Georgia Everett

Men who smoked while their partners were pregnant have sons with lower sperm counts, according to a study in Sweden. 

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Post- Doctoral Fellowship Program

30 November 2018 by Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute
Post- Doctoral Fellowship Program

Chennai Fertility Center and Research Institute, Chennai

(Affiliated to The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai)

Offers Two years Post -Doctoral Fellowship program in "Reproductive Medicine"

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA - M.S / M.D/ D.N.B (Obs & Gynae**) ** Fresher / One Year Work experience in Reproductive Medicine Post M.S / M.D.,/D.N.B (Obs & Gynae)

Admissions open for 2019 January batch, contact immediately for admissions 044 45588833/22; 9003111598

Chennai Fertility Center is a hi-tech fertility practicing unit that enables childless couples to experience the joys of parenthood. State-of-the-art Technology assists our team of highly reputed endocrinologists, physicians, embryologists and geneticists in delivering excellent supportive reproductive services. Complete fertility services from basic evaluation and testing to the very latest in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Live births following human embryo gene editing: a call for clarity, self-control and regulation

29 November 2018 by Helen O’Neill, MSc PhD & Jacques Cohen, PhD

Just hours away from the opening of the Second International Summit on Genome Editing in Hong Kong, and following a report in Technology Review, the Associated Press reported that a Chinese researcher, Dr Jiankui He was claiming to have performed genome editing in human embryos resulting in the birth of twin girls this month.

Dr. He maintains that he transferred embryos that had been edited to inactivate a gene called CCR5, which, in its active state, forms a protein that allows HIV to enter a cell. The babies are reportedly healthy, but information is scattered and inconsistent, with no formal peer review verification or data accompanying the claims.

[Visit Site]
Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: First genome-edited babies: a very different perception of ethics

29 November 2018 by Dr Dusko Ilic

Today, shortly before the start of an international conference on genome editing in Hong Kong, Dr He revealed to the Associated Press that his team edited the genome of human embryos resulting in the birth of two babies.

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Birth of first genome-edited babies causes furore

29 November 2018 by Shaoni Bhattacharya

The first births from genome edited human embryos have been announced by a Chinese researcher amid widespread condemnation, and fears over safety.

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: Experts caution on implications of 'lost embryos' lawsuit

29 November 2018 by Lone Hørlyck

Experts have strongly criticised a claim that embryos lost during a storage tank failure at a fertility clinic were 'people'.

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   

News: CooperSurgical, Inc. Launches PGTai Technology Platform and ERPeak Endometrial Receptivity Test

23 November 2018 by CooperSurgical Fertility and Genomic Solutions
CooperSurgical, Inc. Launches PGTai Technology Platform and ERPeak Endometrial Receptivity Test

CooperSurgical, Inc. announce the launch of the CooperGenomicsSM PGTaiSM technology platform and ERPeakSM endometrial receptivity test 

Share IVF News on FaceBook   Share IVF News on Twitter   



Join Our Newsletter - Don't Miss Anything!!!

Stay in touch with the latest news by subscribing to our regular email newsletters