Online Course in Cryobiology

AREA: Reproduction

LANGUAGE: English

PLACE: Online campus

DATES: 07/05/2019 – 04/06/2019

COURSE DURATION: 10 hours

MODALITY: Online

Dates

From 05/07/2019 until 06/04/2019

Course Duration

10 hours

Place

Online campus

Price

300€

Course intended for

Andrologists, Embryologists, Specialists in Reproductive Medicine, Researchers, Gynecologists, Physicians, Resident Gynecologists and Graduates and Students in Biomedical Sciences (Biology, Medicine, Veterinary, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, etc.).

Description

This course reviews basic principles of physics that occur in first-order phase changes (freezing/thawing) and second-order phase changes (vitrification/warming). Known the physical bases of phase changes, it introduces the different cryopreservation techniques of gametes, embryos and tissues. It conducts a compared study of the advantages and disadvantages of each technology and the repercussion on the nature of the cryopreserved specimen.

Program

  1. Principles of physics
  2. Water dynamics
  3. Dynamics of water with solutes
  4. Dynamics of solutions with cells
  5. Cryoprotectants
  6. Equilibrium cryopreservation
  7. Nonequilibrium cryopreservation
  8. Factors that affect the performance of a cryopreservation program
  9. Cryopreservation of maternal and paternal inheritance
  10. Fertility cryopreservation in oncological patients

Important information: To complete the course, you must use the browsers Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer 11 (with the exception of Microsoft Edge) on a computer with Windows Operating System (7, 8 or 10). The platform should not be accessed through mobile devices and / or tablets, regardless of the Operating System.

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