WCRB 2014

The third World Congress of Reproductive Biology (WCRB) 2014:

WCRB is being held from 2nd-4th September 2014 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, and organized in partnership with five international sister societies, these being:

*  Chinese Society for Reproductive Biology (CSRB)
*  Korean Society for Animal Reproduction (KSAR)
*  Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)
*  Society for Reproduction & Development (SRD)
*  Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB)

The SRF Annual Conference for 2014 will be held at the EICC on the 1st and 2nd September immediately prior to WCRB. We are planning several WCRB satellite meetings that will run alongside SRF.

Register for the SRF annual conference, WCRB 2014 or both events here 
Early bird booking deadline: 22 July 2014

WCRB Scientific Programme


The plenary speakers have now been announced!

More details of the WCRB Scientific Programme will appear here in due course.

Plenary speakers for WCRB 2014

CSRB: Professor Jisong Li (Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

                 Generation of mammalian haploid embryonic stem cells

KSAR: Professor Hoon Taek Lee (Konkuk University, South Korea)

                 Generation of transgenic swines with modified immune systems

SRB: Professor Sarah Robertson (University of Adelaide, Australia)

Immune-mediated quality control of embryo implantation and reproductive investment

SRD: Professor Hiroko Tsukamura (Nagoya University, Japan)

Kisspeptin-GPR54 signalling controlling reproductive functions in mammals

SRF: Professor Stephen Franks (Imperial College London, UK)

Polycystic ovary syndrome: follicles and fertility

SSR: Professor Martin Matzuk (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Animal models, reproduction and ovarian cancer

Symposia topics for WCRB 2014

Stem cells and development

Epigenetic reprogramming in reproduction

Testis biology/sperm

Ovarian follicles

Preserving fertility


Control of meiosis

Uterine and placental function

- See more at: http://www.wcrb2014.org/Congress/WCRBScientificProgramme.aspx#sthash.80LpjSvc.dpu

For further information, please see the website.