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Reproductive science and medicine is a vibrant field where research successes and advances are interspersed with ethical, political and legal nuances.  Our goal with this News section is to keep CRS members apprised of accurate, important and up-to-date information in our local community and beyond (i.e. meetings, relevant programs, funding opportunities, job postings). Please contact us if there is specific information you would like to see included in the News.

Dr. Joe Qiao Delivers Special CRS Fall Seminar

Dr. Joe (Huanyu) Qiao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign delivered a special CRS Fall seminar titled, “One ring to rule them all: RNF212 makes oocytes remember damage” where he discussed his groups focus on understanding key regulators in meiotic checkpoint pathways in gametes.

Alumni Spotlight on Sarah Khan

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Sarah Khan, with reflections on her time in the program and her current position with Essential Access Health.

CRS Alumni Spotlight on Jordan Machlin

CRS alumni spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Jordan Machlin, with reflections on her time in the program and her current research as PhD candidate at the University of Michigan.

Career Catalyst with Molly Beestrum

On the first Friday of the academic year, Molly Beestrum, the Education and Curriculum Librarian for the Galter Health Sciences Library and CRS’s Library Liaison, led our CRS trainees through the first CRS Career Catalyst.

CRS Alumni Spotlight on Julia Balough

CRS alumni spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Julia Balough, with reflections on her time in the program and her current position at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.

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 Summer of Achievements

A summer retrospect timeline showcasing the tremendous achievements and continued excellence of our CRS community.

Alumni Spotlight on Emily Hayes

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Emily Hayes, with reflections on her studies in the program and her current time in medical school.

Celebrating the 2021 Graduating Class of the MS-RSM Program

This June CRS was elated to be able to graduate our 5th cohort of MS-RSM students. This past year has brought challenges but our resilient young scientists have made great strides in our field and have left a lasting impact on the MS-RSM and CRS. Read more about their impressions of the program!

Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Seth Barishansky, MD

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Seth Barishansky, with reflections on his studies in the MS-RSM program and his current position as a resident at George Washington University.

CRS Summit 2021: Diversity & Inclusion Across Reproductive Science & Medicine

The CRS Reproductive Science & Medicine Summit is an annual, trainee-led event highlighting new advances in reproductive sciences. Showcasing distinguished researchers, this year’s summit was a day-long, virtual event with national and international participants. On May 7th, about 200 participants joined the summit that focused on diversity and inclusion across reproductive sciences.

CRS Alumni Spotlight on Noelle Ozimek

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Noelle Ozimek, with reflections on her studies in the program MS-RSM program and her current position at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Alumni Spotlight on Kristy Tse

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Kristy Tse, with reflections on her studies in the program MS-RSM program and her current position at Pacific Fertility Center.

Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Jingjing Kipp

Dr. Jingjing Kipp, PhD, reflects on her time as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern and her current work as an Associate Professor at DePaul University.
Vanessa Rosa

Alumni Spotlight on Vanessa Rosa

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Vanessa Rosa, with reflections on her studies in the MS-RSM program and her current position at West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Leah Simon

Alumni Spotlight on Leah Simon

CRS Alumni Spotlight on MS-RSM graduate, Leah Simon reflections on her studies in the program MS-RSM program and her current studies at Cornell University.

Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Sharron Manuel

Dr. Sharron Manuel, MS, MD, PhD, reflects on her time as an MS-RSM student and her current work as an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center of El Paso.

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