CGIL Seminar: In vitro oocyte maturation and early preimplantation development: effects of environmental compounds on genetic and epigenetic modifications
Date and Time
We are very pleased to have Dr. Laura Favetta, an Assistant Professor at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, present a CGIL Seminar on Friday December 4th, 2020. The seminar will begin at 1:30 PM EDT/EST on the virtual platform Microsoft Teams. The title of the presentation is: “In vitro oocyte maturation and early preimplantation development: effects of environmental compounds on genetic and epigenetic modifications”.
To join this seminar, please ensure you have downloaded the Microsoft Teams application to your computer, or join the meeting online by using the web browser version of Microsoft Teams. Please join the meeting with your microphone on mute and camera turned off. After the presentation, you can unmute the microphone, and optionally turn on the camera, if you wish to ask a question. Alternatively, should you wish to pose your question in the chat function, it will be monitored and asked to the presenter.
Connection information for the meeting has been sent via a Calendar invitation, additionally the meeting can be found at the link below. https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_M2VmMWJiNzktMDQ1OC00OTQ3LWEyY2YtMGViOTE0ZGRlNDBj%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22be62a12b-2cad-49a1-a5fa-85f4f3156a7d%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22522551ba-0e93-4d61-8464-d782a9e7306d%22%7d
Dr. Favetta graduated with a B.Sc. in Pharmacology at the University of Milan, Italy and completed a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph in 2004. She served in the Department in the roles of Post-Doc, Research Associate, Sessional Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty. Laura became an Assistant Professor in Summer of 2017. Her main research interest is in the area of reproductive toxicology, focusing on the role of toxicants during the early stages of embryonic development, using the bovine as experimental model. In her short term as a Professor she already successfully graduated 1 PhD student, 5 Master students and 9 MBS students. She has published just over 30 original articles in International Journals. She is actively involved in the MBS in Applied Reproductive Biotechnologies program and teaches extensively in the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences programs.
We hope to see many of you there! Have a great week!
Kerry Houlahan and Erin Massender