Course #1
All about Sperm Selection & Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Date: 19th to 20th November

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection TC

About the course:

The course provides a one-to-one hands-on training experience. Experts with long experience in the field of andrology will teach you the theory and the practical aspects for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection and sperm selection. Our experts will share with you the important tips and tricks which will help you excel your skills.

 

Level:

This 2-day intense hands-on training course was designed to introduce junior scientists and technicians into the theoretical & practical aspects for Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection and sperm selection in the context of assisted reproduction.

 

Course’s goals:

After this course the candidate will be trained on how to:

  • Set up an ICSI system
  • Follow the steps for the ICSI technique 
  • Understand the concept of the different sperm selection methods
  • Use the different sperm selection methods
  • Choose the best selection method based on sperm quality and characteristics
  • Select sperm from testicular samples
  • Perform ICSI with the selected spermatozoa

 

Training Material: 

  • Donor sperm 
  • Mouse oocytes
  • Bovine testicles
  • Training Videos

 

Cost per Participant: 800 euros

 

Certificate of attendance: All participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon submitting the course’s evaluation form.

 

Program

Saturday 19th 

  • 13:00-13:15: Welcome to Embryolab Academy
  • 13:15- 13:40:  Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection: The method 
  • 13:40-14:00: Sperm selection: What are the options
  • 14:00-14:20:  Sperm samples with 100% atypical forms
  • 14:20-14:30: Q&A
  • 14:30-15:00: Coffee Break
  • 15:00-15:15:  Sperm samples with 0% motility
  • 15:15-15:30: Samples with severe Oligospermia
  • 15:30-15:45: ICSI with testicular spermatozoa: The challenges!
  • 15:45-16:00: Oocyte activation: when and how.
  • 16:00-16:15: Total Quality management and Risk Management for our ICSI program
  • 16:15-16:30: Q&A
  • 16:30-17:00: Day’s Overview
  • 19:00-21:00 Dinner                                                                                                                                  

Sunday 20th 

9:00-16:00: An intense hands-on session with our Andrology and ICSI experts:

  • Demonstration of the sperm selection approaches 
  • Preparation of ICSI dishes and media
  • Setting up for the ICSI system 
  • The ICSI method 

12:00-13:00: Lunch Break

  • Critical steps for sperm samples with abnormal parameters
  • Sperm fishing and immobilization 
  • ICSI and testicular spermatozoa
  • Q&A and the course’s overview
  • Certificates and Group Photo

Course #1
All about Sperm Selection & Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection

Date: 19th to 20th November

EMBRYOLAB ACADEMY
173-175 ETHNIKIS ANTISTASEOS ST.,
55134 THESSALONIKI,GREECE
TEL: +30.2310.473000

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