Dr. Marcos Meseguer was born in November 1974, received his Biological Sciences Degree in 1997 from the University of Valencia in Spain. He performed a pre‐doctoral fellowship in St Mary´s Hospital, Manchester University, United Kingdom. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Obstetrics and Gynecoloy in 2002 from the University of Valencia, Spain, and the European Doctor Degree form the same university. He has also a master degree in Research Methods; Design and Statistics from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain. Actually is Scientific Manager in Equipo IVI and Senior Embriologist in the IVF unit of IVI Valencia. He was Co‐Director of the Andrology Laboratory at the Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI) from 2000 to 2004 Dr. Meseguer is in the Editorial Board of Fertility and Sterility and RBM Online journals and has received the prize paper of the Society of Reproduction and Infertility (American Society of Reproductive Medicine). Three times the Lalor Foundation International Award from the American Society of Andrology and four times the reasearch award from the Spanish Society of Fertility. The primary areas of his research are embryology and male infertility. As Principal Investigator, his work has been funded through 15 projects sponsored by the Spanish Government, including three EUREKA projects (granted to high quality technological projects) supported by the European Community. He has published over 130 articles and 50 reviews or book chapters, editor of the first Time‐lapse Atlas Book, made more than 400 presentations at national and international congresses. He has been the Director of 12 Doctoral Thesis all qualified with “Cum Laude”, and actually is directing 7 doctoral thesis. He is also Statistics Advisor of Equipo IVI the biggest group of infertility clinics in Spain and one of the most important in Europe, and Associate Professor of the Master in Biotechnology from Valencia University


Dr. Samuel. D. Santos-Ribeiro – (Portugal)

Scientific Coordinator and Senior Gynecologist in Reproductive Medicine (IVI Lisbon) Reproductive disordersEndometrial receptivityIVF clinicalFemale fertility