May 22, 2017

Cell Biology Symposium at Annual

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The Cell Biology Symposium is scheduled for the afternoon of Tuesday, July 11, during the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show. The symposium focuses on Male Reproduction and will be held in the Baltimore Convention Center.

The symposium is chaired by Drs. Kristen Govoni and Sarah Reed, both with the University of Connecticut.

Presentation titles and speakers include:

“Sperm Phenotypes – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” —Peter Sutovsky, University of Missouri

“Divergent Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor a (VEGFA) Signaling Determines Spermatogonial Stem Cell Fate,” (Abstract available) —Andrea S. Cupp, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; John R. Essink, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Meredith L. Bremer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; William E. Pohlmeier, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Melissa M. Laughlin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Kevin M. Sargent, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

“Stem Cell Therapies for Male Infertility” —Kyle Orwig, Magee-Womens Research Institute and Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh

“Animal Models to Study Germ Line Stem Cells and Spermatogenesis” (Abstract available) —Ina Dobrinski, University of Calgary

View more symposia and oral sessions in the Annual Meeting Draft Schedule!

Register today for the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

From a photo at, showing variations in sperm shape and size

From a photo at, showing variations in sperm shape and size