Previous RG Edwards Nobel Prize Laureate Lectures

The 25th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Vienna, Austria | November 30 – December 2, 2017


  Partnership of embryonic and extra-embryonic stem cells to build the implanting mammalian embryo in vivo and in vitro
Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz, UK
The 24th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands. November 10-13, 2015


  Genetic and environmental factors contributing to preterm birth
Jerome F. Strauss III, USA
The 22nd World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Budapest, Hungary | September 17-19, 2015


  Innovation in IVF is the only future
Paul Devroey, Belgium
The 20th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Paris, France | December 4-7, 2014


  The RW (Read Write) Genome, epigenetics, evolution and pregnancy
James A. Shapiro, USA
The 18th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Vienna, Austria | October 24-27, 2013


  The true bene‑t-risk balance of ovarian stimulation for IVF
B.C.J.M. Fauser, Netherlands
The 17th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Infertility (COGI)
Lisbon, Portugal | November 8-11, 2012


  A summary of R.G. Edwards’ most recent historical and archival research ­findings in IVF from the late 1950s to the birth of Louise Brown in 1978 and its aftermath
M.H. Johnson, UK