Call for Papers: Reproductive Medicine and Reproductive Genetics Congresses

IJRM is pleased to promote the 9th Yazd International Congress & Student Award on Reproductive Medicine and the 4th Congress of Reproductive Genetics, on behalf of the Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute. A selection of abstracts from these events will be published in IJRM.

The 9th Yazd International Congress & Student Award on Reproductive Medicine will take place online between the 13th and 15th of May 2021

The 4th Congress of Reproductive Genetics will take place online over the 20th and 21st of May 2021

These events will be hosted by the Yazd Reproductive Sciences Institute, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences

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The congresses seek to facilitate the exchange and discussion of new research and technologies in the field of reproduction. The scientific committees for these two events would like to invite abstract submissions for this online event.

Topics can include but are not restricted to:

  • COVID-19 and Reproduction
  • Cloning
  • Embryology
  • Epidemiology of Infertility
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Gamete and Embryo Donation
  • Genetic of Reproduction
  • Immunology of Reproduction
  • Psychological Aspects of Infertility
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Health
  • Stem Cell research
  • Surrogacy
  • Urology/Andrology

Abstracts focused on the impact of Covid-19 on this specialist medical field are particularly appreciated.

Key note speakers:

  • William Ledger, PhD, MB, FRCOG (University of New South Wales, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia)
  • Andrew Shelling, Ph.D. (Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)
  • Human Fatemi, M.D., Ph.D. (Nova-IVI, Abu Dhabi, UAE)
  • Allan Pacey, BSc, PhD, FRCOG (Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Sheffield Medical School, Level 4, The Jessop Wing, Tree Root Walk, Sheffield, UK)
  • Alireza Fazeli, Ph.D. (Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK)
  • Farzin Pourfarzad, Ph.D. (Hubrecht Organoid Technology/ Utrecht University, Netherland).

Additional information about our Keynote speakers is available here.

The deadline for abstract submission is February 28, 2021. Please send abstract proposals to rsi-award@ssu.ac.ir and yazdreproductivecongress@gmail.com

All abstracts will be reviewed by at least four members of the national and international scientific committee and will be selected for the award, oral, or poster presentation. A few qualified projects which do not make it to the top-five, might be considered for oral presentation. The abstracts that are not selected for oral presentation could be presented as a poster. All accepted abstracts will be published in IJRM.

Abstract Submission Format:

The abstract must be submitted in English and must be no longer than 500 words and should include: Background, Objective, Materials and Methods, Results, Conclusions, and at least 3 to 5 Keywords, chosen from the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) list of Index Medicus).

The author's name must be started by family name followed by initials (i.e. Salehnia M.). Correct names and highest academic degree of each author, each author's official academic and/or clinical title and affiliation, name and address of the institution, name, address, telephone number, e-mail, and fax number of the corresponding author must be prepared. The presenter should be the first author

The Awards:

Only abstracts submitted by current students or those who graduated after May 13th, 2019, are eligible to be nominated for the award section. The 5 highest-scoring student projects will be selected for the award. They will be announced and rewarded with cash at the opening ceremony.

The deadline for abstract submission is February 28, 2021. Please send abstract proposals to rsi-award@ssu.ac.ir and yazdreproductivecongress@gmail.com