This course aims to to provide students with the knowledge of the personnel laboratory equipment, accommodation and environmental conditions requirements for an ART laboratory.
Another important learning objective is represented by the knowledge of the WHO Laboratory Manual, with particular attention to the protocols for male and female gametes preparation according to the different ART procedures. Moreover, at the end of the course, the students will know the 1 st Level techniques (Intra Uterine Insemination) and the 2 nd Level techniques (IVF and ICSI)
The knowledge of the main protocols to obtain cryopreservation of male and female gametes as well as of embryos represents an additional learning objective.
At the same time, this course will provide the student with the knowledge of the main protocol applied for embryo biopsy for Preimplantation Genetic Test (PGT).
Finally, at the end of the course, the student must develop the ability to critically interpret all the topics addressed, by using all available bibliographic resources (scientific literature, pub med, Wikipedia, internet)