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Thursday 12 September 2019

12:00 - 13:15
Registration and Welcome Lunch

13:15 - 13:30
Introduction
Georgia Kakourou, Greece

13:30 - 14:00
Key Note Lecture
Genomics in reproductive medicine
Stylianos Antonarakis, Switzerland

14:00 - 15:30
Session 1: Understanding preimplantation genetics: from the oocyte to the blastocyst
Chairs
Christina Vrettou, Greece
Joanne Traeger-Synodinos, Greece
14:00 - 14:25
Genetic evidence of a competent oocyte/acquisition of oocyte competence
Ursula Eichenlaub-Ritter, Germany
14:25 - 14:30
Discussion
14:30 - 14:55
Paternal contribution to fertilization and embryo development
David Miller, United Kingdom
14:55 - 15:00
Discussion
15:00 - 15:25
Genetic/Epigenetic mechanisms driving the early stages of development
Thierry Voet, Belgium
15:25 - 15:30
Discussion

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00
Research Session
Chairs
Signe Altmäe, Spain
Georgia Kakourou, Greece
16:00 - 16:10
Preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidies with NGS: A reliable alternative for small laboratories
Efthymia Constantinou, Cyprus
16:10 - 16:15
Discussion
16:15 - 16:25
The implication of extended genetic screening of sperm and egg donors is still debatable
Anne-Bine Skytte, Denmark
16:25 - 16:30
Discussion
16:30 - 16:40
Morphokinetics in relation to euploidy in high and low O2 culture conditions, in a Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy (PGT-A) Program
Maria Ioanna Papadopoulou, Greece
16:40 - 16:45
Discussion
16:45 - 16:55
Depression among infertile couples-A cross sectional study
Navdeep Kaur Ghuman, India
16:55 - 17:00
Discussion