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Sergey Ladygin
Head of Embryology Laboratory Development Projects
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20 years experience
Embryology
About the doctor
Field of Expertise:
IVF
ICSI
Embryo cultivation
Micromanipulations and cellular microsurgery
Embryo transfer
Cryopreservation of oocytes, embryos and reproductive tissues
Ejaculate processing, analysis and cryopreservation
Work experience
Since 2006, he has been working as the head of the embryology department at private ART clinics.

Since 2009, he has mastered, implemented and trained personnel in such innovative technologies in ART as vitrification of oocytes and embryos, embryo biopsy at various stages of development, morpho-kinetic analysis in embryo cultivation, nuclear transfer.

Since 2015, he participated in the opening of ART clinics. From concept development to overseeing pregnancies, he has launched 6 embryological departments in different cities.
Main education
2005: Altai State Medical University, "General Practitioner"

2006: Altai State Medical University, residency in "Clinical laboratory diagnostics"
Additional education
2020: Quality Control in the IVF Laboratory. Virtual course. CooperSurgical
30 Annual RAHR Conference, online.
7th Annual Congress of CoGEN. Virtual Edition.
10th Annual iCARM Conference, online, speaker: "Time-lapse - recognition algorithms", Moscow
CoGEN Course on Preimplantation Testing (PGT) and XV Ovarian Club, online meeting

2019: 18th Annual PGDIS Conference, Listener, Geneva, Switzerland
33rd Annual ESHRE Conference, attendee, Vienna, Austria
Witnessing in ART, individual training in practice, CooperSurgical, London

2018: Bioethics: The Law, Medicine and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics. Prof. I. Glenn Cohen. Distant learning. Harvard Law School. USA.
8th Annual Conference of the iCARM, attendee, Moscow

2017: Optimising your IVF success. Intensive workshop. Vitrolife headquarters, Gotebourg, Sweden
Assisted reproductive technologies for embryologists with a practical course. Frederik Paulsen Research and Educational Center for Assisted Reproductive Technologies. NMIC AGiP named after V.I. Kulakov. Moscow

2016: Preimplantation genetic diagnostics, individual training in practice, Prof. J. Harper, University College London, London, United Kingdom
32nd Annual ESHRE Conference, attendee, Helsinki, Finland
Eight latest technologies in ART: pros and cons, pre-congress course, ESHRE
Ovarian tissue cryopreservation, individual training in practice, Prof. C.Y. Andersen, LRB, University Hospital Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
360 Degree of ART - Merck International Forum for ART Specialists, Prague, Czech Republic
26 Annual RARCH Conference, attendee, Moscow
6th Annual Conference of the iCARM, attendee, Moscow

2015: Vitrification of human eggs and embryos, individual training in practice, Dr. Anna Cobo, IVI Valencia, Spain

2014: Certification Exam for Senior Embryologists, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), Munich, Germany
Time-Lapse monitoring in IVF Laboratory, pre-congress course, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), Munich, Germany

2013: Research in Reproduction (Research in Infertility); The Global Fertility Academy, online course, Professor Carlos Simon (IVI Valencia, Spain)

2012: Freezing of human ovarian tissue; Vitrification of sperm, eggs and human embryos, CAM-xenotransplantation of tissues; Alternative methods of cultivation of reproductive tissues, cells and embryos; Individual training in practice, Professor P. Mallmann, Dr. V. Isachenko, Department of Gynaecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany

2011: Embryology and IVF Laboratory; The Global Fertility Academy, online course, Professor Paul Devroey (Universitair Ziekenhuis, Brussels, Belgium)

2010: Certification Exam for Clinical Embryologists, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), Rome, Italy
From gametes to embryo: Genetics and Developmental Biology, Pre-congress course, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Rome, Italy
Preimplantation genetic diagnostics, training by Prof. J. Harper, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Rome, Italy

2009: In Vitro fertilization and embryo transfer into the uterus; certification course, Professor L. Kuzmichev, Scientific Research Center of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine, Moscow
Preimplantation genetic diagnostics; certification course, PhD Glinkina Zh.I., Scientific Research Center of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatal Medicine, Moscow
Preimplantation genetic diagnostics, training, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Irkutsk

2008: Embryo cultivation in ART, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Samara
Preimplantation genetic diagnostics, pre-congress course, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Samara
Freezing of human gametes and embryos, training, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Samara

2007: Microscopes and micromanipulators, pre-congress course, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Kazan
Biopsy of polar bodies of oocytes and zygotes, PGD, PCR, FISH, pre-congress course, Russian Association of Human Reproduction, Kazan
Cryopreservation in IVF, pre-congress course, RAHR, Kazan
Professional communities, awards
From 2000 to 2005 he was a member of student scientific societies on Anatomy and Embryology, Biochemistry, Normal Physiology, Pathological physiology and Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics.
Successful completion of ESHRE "Clinical Embryologist" certification, 2010
Successful completion of ESHRE "Senior Clinical Embryologist" certification, 2014
Certified Vitrolife Instructor, Embryoscope Ambassador in Russia
Associate lecturer at the University of Catania, course "Master in Biologia e Biotecnologie della riproduzione", Italy
Lecturer at courses for embryologists at the Frederick Paulsen Sr. Research and Educational Center for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Guest lecturer at professional conferences, seminars and courses for embryologists
Blastocyst trophectoderm biopsy coach in Russia (conducted more than 100 practical trainings)
He is a member of professional communities:
Russian Association of Human Reproduction
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnostics International Society