Live Journal Club

ESHRE Live Journal Club
Wednesday, July 6th, 08:30 - 09:30, Yellow
Session Code: 1733

The ESHRE Journal Club is going live at ESHRE 2022 to discuss an extraordinary publication on Human Reproduction.

Genetic incompatibility of the reproductive partners: an evolutionary perspective on infertility”  by Jukka Kekäläinen, that deliberates over gamete interaction concepts, debates about genetic compatibility and proposes to rethink current definitions of infertility.


  • Paper introduction by Human Reproduction Editor-in-Chief Nils Lambalk
  • Paper summary by Jukka Kekäläinen
  • Expert discussion including Enrica Bianchi, Karen Sermon, Jonathan Pettitt and Siladitya Bhattacharya: genetics of gamete recognition, diagnosis and treatment of genetic incompatibility and the role of IVF in human evolution
  • Q&A: The audience is a vital part of ESHREjc and we warmly welcome and encourage an active interaction between audience and guest speakers


The session will be chaired by Claudia Massarotti, lead of the ESHRE Journal Club editorial, and Arne Sunde, Editor-in-Chief of Human Reproduction Update journal. The expert discussion will be moderated by Juan José Fraire Zamora, Sofia Makieva, Mina Mincheva and Julia Uraji from the ESHRE Journal Club. The audience participation for this hybrid event, will be facilitated by Munevver Serdarogullari, Zoya Ali, George Liperis (Slido) and Omar Ammar, as well from the journal club team.

For an optimal experience reading the paper in advance is recommended.