Claus Yding AndersenJuly 18, 2017
Leila AdamyanJanuary 11, 2017
David Albertini, USA
received his Ph.D. from Harvard University working on the cell biology of the mammalian ovary. After postdoctoral work at the University of Connecticut Health Center, he returned to Harvard Medical School as an Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology until 1984, and was an Associate Professor and Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine up to 2004. At Tufts, he served as Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (1996-2000), Director of the Center for Reproduction (1999-2003) and Director of the Confocal Microscopy core (1988-1999). From 2004-2016, he held the Hall Professor of Molecular Medicine Chair at the Kansas University Medical Center where he continued his career long interest in the link between oocyte and embryo quality, especially as it pertains to the practice of human Assisted Reproduction Technologies. In 2016 he became Director of Laboratories and Senior Scientist at The Center for Human Reproduction in New York City and has a Visiting Scientist appointment at the Rockefeller University. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, and official ASRM journal, and is the recipient of many awards including a Basil O’Connor fellowship from the March of Dimes, the Hammond Medal from the Society for Reproduction and Fertility (UK), and the Founder’s Lecturer for the Australian Society of Reproductive Biology.