2017 CRB Symposium

21st Annual CRB Symposium

May 18-20, 2017
Westin Galleria Hotel
Houston, Texas

Click a program title below to view a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation given during the 21st Annual CRB Symposium.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CRB Workshop: Regulatory Preparedness and CAP Inspector Training

Regulatory Preparedness and CAP Inspector Training: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Erica J. Behnke, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Overall Direction of Reproductive Technology in the Near and Not So Near Future
Barry Behr, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD/CC(ABB), Stanford University Medical Center, Sunnyvale, California

Can the Standard Semen Analysis be used to Decide Between Insemination Methods for IVF?
David H. McCulloh, Ph.D., HCLD/CC(ABB), NYU Fertility Center, New York, New York

Current and New Approaches for Fertility Preservation in Challenging Patients
Kyle Orwig, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Extended Culture of Blastocysts: Advantages and Disadvantages and In Which Patients?
Catherine Racowsky, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD(ABB), Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Origin, Mechanisms, and Clinical Consequences of Embryo Mosicism in Humans
David Albertini, Ph.D., Center for Human Reproducition, New York, New York

Accuracy of Assessing Embryo Ploidy of Human Embryos with PGS in Association with IVF
Norbert Gleicher, M.D., FACOG, FACS, Center for Human Reproduction, New York, New York

Friday, May 19 2017

Are we there yet? Ultimate culture conditions in 2017
Barry Behr, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD/CC(ABB), Stanford University Medical Center, Sunnyvale, California

Fertility Challenges on Spaceflight Missions
Virginia Wotring, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Dissecting the New SART Reporting System
Amy Sparks, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB), University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Strategies for Maximizing FET Outcomes
James Stachecki, Ph.D., Innovative Cryo Enterprises LLC, Linden, New Jersey

Are Human Embryos the Next Great GMO?
Janet Malek, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Extended embryo culture in the era of Time-Lapse, PGS and Vitrification
Joseph Conaghan, Ph.D., HCLD/ELD/CC(ABB), Pacific Fertility Center, San Francisco, California

Advanced Current & Future Cryogenic Technologies for ART
James Stachecki, Ph.D., Innovative Cryo Enterprises LLC, Linden, New Jersey

Does Preimplantation Genetic Testing for Aneuploidy Provide a Benefit to Patient Success During Assisted Reproductive Technologies?
David H. McCulloh, Ph.D., HCLD/CC(ABB), NYU Fertility Center, New York, New York

Impact of Zika on the ART World
Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas



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