Programme November 2017

  • Tuesday 21st 
  • Wednesday 22nd 
  • Thursday 23rd


Tuesday 21st  


8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:30

Welcome and introduction /Claus Yding Andersen

9:30-10:30  


Cryopreservation of human ovarian tissue: Technique & protocols /Claus Yding Andersen                                            

10:30-10:45 

Coffee break

10.45-11:15

Who are eligible for fertility preservation? /Kirsten Tryde Macklon 

11:15-11:45

Cryopreservation of ovarian tissue in children /Kirsten Tryde Macklon 

11:45-12:00

Introduction to hands-on session /Stine Gry Kristensen 

12:00-13:00 Lunch 

13:00-15:30


            

In the lab: Hands-on sessions; preparing bovine ovarian cortex for cryopreservation and freezing the ovarian tissue by controlled slow-freezing 

15:30-16:00

Coffee break and cake

16:00-16:30 The Danish cohort and transportation of the ovarian tissue /Claus Yding Andersen 

16:30-17:00

In the lab: Cryotubes are sealed and placed into liquid nitrogen tanks


Wednesday 22nd 


9:00-10:00
Fundamentals of cryobiology /Claus Yding Andersen

10:00-10:30

In the lab: Cryopreservation of a human ovary from the local hospital

10:30-10:45

Coffee break and fruit                                                     

10:45-11:15 

Oocyte freezing in Denmark /Marie Louise Grøndahl

11.15-12:00

Risk of malignant cell contamination /Claus Yding Andersen

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-15:30

In the lab: Hands-on sessions; preparing bovine ovarian cortex for cryopreservation 

15:30-15:45 Coffee break and cake

15:45-16:15


            
Validation of the cryopreservation protocol /Claus Yding Andersen
18:30-

Dinner

     
  

Thursday 23rd 

 
9:00-10:30 In the lab: Hands-on session; thawing cryopreserved tissue and viability assessment

10:30-10:45

Coffee break and fruit                          

10:45-11:15

New research: Isolation of preantral follicles from human ovarian medulla tissue /Stine Gry Kristensen  

11:15-12:00

Using ovarian tissue for postponing menopause /Claus Yding Andersen

12:00-13:00 
                                     

Lunch
13:00-14:00 In the lab: Final viability assessment of the cryopreserved/thawed bovine ovarian tissue

14:00-14:45

Cryopreservation of testicular tissue /Linn Salto Mamsen

14:45-15:00

Coffee break and cake

15:00-15:30

Collection and autotransplantation of ovarian tissue – the surgical perspective /Erik Ernst

15:30-15:45

Round up and evaluation

  
 * This programme is due to change in case we receive human ovaries on one of the course days. In that case the participants get the opportunity to observe a typical cryopreservation procedure for a human ovary. 
 

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