Bovine Embryo Transfer Training Course

Date & Time

11/17/2012 8:00 AM to 11/18/2012 12:00 PM


The Ohio State University
Veterinary Medical Center
601 Vernon Tharp Street
Columbus, OH 43210


Office of Veterinary Continuing Education: (614) 292-8727


2012 Bovine Embryo Transfer Training Course for Veterinarians
This course is intended for veterinarians with interest in learning protocols for performing embryo transfer in cattle. The 1.5 day course will offer intensive hands-on experiences ranging from embryo collection, search, classification and handling for fresh transfer or cryopreservation. Owing to the nature of personalized training, the course will be limited to 8 participants.

Saturday, November 17, 2012
8:00–9:00am, Review on Relevant Bovine Female Anatomy and Physiology
9:00–10:00am, Current Estrous Cycle Synchronization and Superovulation Protocols
10:00–11:00am, Embryo Morphology and Classification
11:00–12:00pm, Embryo Cryopreservation
12:00–1:00pm, Lunch
1:00–5:00pm, Equipment overview and ex vivo flush
Laboratory training: embryo search, handling, and preparation for transfer or freezing
Sunday, November 18, 2012
8:00–12:00pm, WET LAB: Embryo Collection from superovulated cows

Registration includes conference instruction, continental breakfast, and lunch. Course registration must be received by October 26, 2012. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis. You may cancel your conference registration at any time prior to October 26, 2012 and receive an 80% refund of the course fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after October 26, 2012. There are no refunds for no shows. We are not liable for travel expenses incurred by participants, but will issue full registration refunds if we cancel the conference.

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Veterinary Continuing Education is accredited by the Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board (OVMLB) to sponsor continuing education courses for veterinary practitioners. The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Office of Veterinary Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 12 OVMLB™ hours of continuing education credit.


Questions about this course should be directed to Dr. Carlos Pinto at


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