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2019 Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Science

The 2019 Illinois Symposium on Reproductive Science will be hosted by Northwestern University's Center for Reproductive Science. The Symposium will be held on November 13-14, 2019 on Northwestern's downtown Chicago campus.

This year's program will feature distinguished guest speakers and trainee oral and poster presentations covering topics from regulation and dysregulation of reproduction, reproductive system development and disease, and translational perspectives and clinical applications in reproduction. ISRS will also feature networking opportunities, a career roundtable luncheon, and a special topics panel discussion on Gene Editing with invited panelists offering perspectives from fundamental and clinical research.

Schedule of Events

Presentation Instructions

Leading this year's ISRS is a trainee planning committee derived from trainee scientists from Northwestern, the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the University of Illinois-Chicago, Southern Illinois University, and the University of Wisconsin.

Northwestern University - Farners Amargant, Poorva Sandlesh, and Roslyn Taylor

University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign - Rachel Braz Arcanjo and Karen Chiu

University of Illinois-Chicago - Julia Austin and Marah Armouti

Southern Illinois University - Nhung Le and Purab Pal

University of Wisconsin - Keer Jiang and Ryan Brown


Registration is open! 

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