Vienna Cryo & Embryo Transfer Course, August 27 to 31

March 27, 2018

At the end of August, the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna will offer a comprehensive course on cryopreservation, embryo transfer and other methods of assisted reproduction of mice. The advanced training course is intended to give state-of-the-art background knowledge and hands-on training used at Vetmeduni Vienna to technicians and scientists (post-graduate) working in the field of animal research and scientific experiments.

Participation is limited to eight persons – so an early application is highly recommended.

Registration will open on April 3, 2018, 9:00 am. At that time the full registration form will be available on

An early registration for the limited course is highly recommended.

The course includes a theoretical as well as a practical part:

Theory Lectures:

Mouse Anatomy and Biology of Reproduction, Introduction to Embryo Transfer, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Introduction to Sperm Freezing, In Vitro Fertilisation and Embryo Freezing methods, The European Mouse Mutant Archive, Worldwide shipping of mice and of cooled / frozen material

Practical Training:

Preparation of Media and Capillaries, Sperm Collection and Cryopreservation, Superovulation, Oviduct and Uterus Flushing, Handling and Culture of Preimplantation Embryos, In vitro Fertilisation, Controlled Freezing of 2-cell embryos, Vasectomy, Plug Check of Recipients, Surgical Oviduct and Uterus Embryo Transfer


Percutaneous and Microsurgical Collection of Spermatozoa from Live Mice, Ovary Transplantation;

Course Fee:

The regular course fee is € 1.280,- per participant. For academic or non-profit institutions, the fee is reduced to € 980,-

These fees do not include participant’s travel and lodging.

Registration: starting April 3, 2018, 9:00 am

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