Course Objectives

The workshop is intended to provide participants with core knowledge and introductory practical skills under the supervision of an experienced practitioner. It provides an overview of use of laser, trophectoderm biopsy techniques, and review of current PGT technology. Choice of pipets, media, and possible uses of the biopsied material will be discussed. Participants will learn to prepare the biopsy setting, perform assisted hatching using the laser, perform biopsy, and retrieve cells.


  • Genomics
  • Hands-on Microscope, Laser, Trophectoderm Biopsy and Cell Preparation
  • The Importance of Ph in Embryology

Course Design

  • 2-day course
  • Lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practical sessions
  • 12 participants
  • This course is targeted towards embryologists with beginner level micromanipulation experience

Minimum Experience

You must be currently working in an IVF clinic setting.  If you are not working in an IVF setting, please contact for placement.


Course fee is $1250. Transportation and accommodation are not included. Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the course.