Ana Cobo, PhD, has been a member of the embryology staff at Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI), Valencia, Spain, since 1995 and is currently in charge of the Cryobiology Unit.
She was a graduate of the University of Valle in Colombia in 1988, and obtained a Master of Biological Sciences degree in Biology of Reproduction at the University of Chile in 1994, a Masters degree in Human Reproduction in 1998, and a PhD degree at the University of Valencia, Spain, in 2003.
Dr Cobo’s major areas of interest are female fertility preservation through oocyte and embryo cryopreservation. She is active in investigating novel treatments, including vitrification as a new approach to oocyte banking, preserving fertility in cancer patients,
and novel approaches to safe cryostorage.