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Center for Reproductive Science

At the forefront of reproductive research, medicine and technology

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What We Do

The Center's mission is to enhance and coordinate research in the reproductive sciences at Northwestern, to promote the application of this research toward human welfare, and to optimize the training of future researchers, educators and clinicians in the reproductive sciences.

CRS attracts people from all disciplines because we are interested in asking questions about reproductive biology in non-traditional and unconventional ways.”

J. Julie Kim,
Ph.D. Susy Y. Hung Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology


The Center for Reproductive Science has consistently been a positive force in promoting and supporting interdisciplinary research in reproductive science.

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Our researchers and trainees work in a highly collaborative and interactive environment that supports broad scientific perspectives and integrated experimental strategies.
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CRS provides opportunities for trainees at different levels and in a variety of programs to develop mentoring and collaborative relationships.

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Congratulations to the 2021-2022 CRS T32 Training Program Trainees

The CRS Training Program in Reproductive Science, Medicine and Technology welcomes our 2021-2022 cohort of trainees. Congratulations on your appointments Rosemary Bauer, Grace Foley, Juhi Narula, and Emily Zaniker!

CRS Welcomes Dr. Pierre Comizzoli for a Special Summer Seminar

Dr. Pierre Comizzoli presented an enthralling and comprehensive talk titled, “Fertility Preservation in Wild Animal Species: Recent Advances and Relevance to Human Reproductive Medicine” during a special summer seminar.

CRS Scientist Spotlight on Adebukola Fetuga

CRS Scientist Spotlight on Adebukola Fetuga, undergraduate student in the Duncan Lab.

Alumni Spotlight on Patrick Eckelkamp

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Patrick Eckelkamp, with reflections on his time in the program and his current position as an embryologist.



CRS Career Catalyst: Utilizing Library Resources to Enhance your Academic Potential

12:00 PM 645 N. Michigan Avenue
Center for Reproductive Science presents Career Catalyst: Utilizing Library Resources to Enhance your Academic Potential...

Neena B. Schwartz Memorial Lecture: Dr. T. Rajendra Kumar

4:00 PM Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, 303 E. Superior
Center for Reproductive Science presents:  The Neena B. Schwartz Memorial Lectureship - Dr. T. Rajendra Kumar ​Professor...

CRS Career Catalyst: Identifying and Interrupting Microaggressions

12:00 PM
Center for Reproductive Science presents  Career Catalyst: Identifying and Interrupting Microaggressions Shá Norman, Equ...