This course will be held at our CooperSurgical Center of Excellence, Livingston, New Jersey, USA

Course Objectives

The workshop is intended to provide participants with a practical update on genomics and safety in the IVF laboratory. The use of electronic witnessing to improve safety and quality management in the laboratory will be highlighted. Participants will receive a practical update as well as hands-on training in laser assisted hatching, use of the microscope and ICSI.


  • Safety and Quality Management in the Laboratory
  • Update on Genomics
  • Sperm prep, ICSI, and Sperm Selection
  • Optimizing Hands-on Micromanipulation (Laser Use and ICSI)

Course Design

  • 2-day course
  • Lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practical sessions
  • Up to 6 participants
  • This course is targeted towards embryologists with previous micromanipulation experience

Minimum Experience

It is essential that all participants have micromanipulation skills. This course is not intended for beginners unless they have taken the beginner micromanipulation workshop in conjunction with this course. Students will be grouped by experience wherever possible.


Course fee is $750. Transportation and accommodation are not included. Lunch and refreshments will be provided during the course.


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