The Iowa State University Embryo Transfer Program is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity
for bovine practitioners to learn or to improve their embryo transfer skills during the 2018 ISU-BETTR Short Course.
December 17-20th, 2018
(4 days, 32 hours)
Location: Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Description: During this course, veterinarians will be taught all the steps of bovine embryo transfer following the International Embryo Transfer Society (IETS) standards, by boarded and AETA certified Theriogenologists and highly qualified faculty members. Superovulated cows will be provided for each participant to collect, search, evaluate and freeze embryos. This course will also cover topics such as factors affecting success of bovine embryo recovery, estrus synchronization, donor scheduling, embryo handling and evaluation, followed by further discussions on embryo transfers, recipient management and approaches for increasing pregnancy rates. All equipment will be provided, however you are welcome to bring your own. In addition to lectures and laboratory sessions, the registration fee includes lunches, embryo transfer manual, and an ISU embryo evaluation poster.
Registration Fee:$3000.00 ($750.00 nonrefundable deposit will be required to reserve spot; outstanding balance will be due on the first day of course). It will be first come, first serve for the (8) limited openings.
*Participant limit is 8 people for an adequate training opportunity. If numbers are insufficient to support the program, ISU reserves the right to cancel the course offering.*