Annual Meeting

SSR 52nd Annual Meeting

Beyond Possible:
Remarkable Transformation of Reproductive Biology
July 18-21, 2019 | San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Welcome from the President and Program Co-Chairs

Hey SSR! Start your planning to attend the 52nd SSR Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, USA. 

The meeting’s theme, “Beyond Possible: Remarkable Transformation of Reproductive Biology" will have an outstanding series of plenary presentations, including talks on germ cell imprinting, DNA methylation, fetal and placental biology, embryo development, reproductive plasticity, and regenerative medicine. We promise a truly exciting program for the 52nd SSR Annual Meeting. With Carmen J. Williams and Masahito Ikawa as Program Co-Chairs, our program includes Plenary Lectures by Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., Gavin Kelsey, Ph.D., Kathy Niakan, Ph.D., Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Matthew Porteus, M.D., Janet Rossant, Ph.D. and Jeffrey F. Peipert, M.D., Ph.D.

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We will continue to have our trainee workshops and competitions, Heritage and Diversity Lectures, and Exchange Lectures from top scientists from our sister societies: ASRM, SRB, SRF, and SRI. Working with recommendations from Society membership, the Program Committee has chosen focus session speakers to present their cutting-edge research on a wide range of topics in reproductive biology. Concurrent Focus Sessions will allow attendees to choose from a range of provocative topics. Each Focus Session will include 2 invited talks and 2 short talks selected from abstract submissions, providing prominent visibility for trainee and early-stage investigator presenters.

Call for Abstracts

Deadline to submit abstracts is February 15th. 

The meeting begins on the 18th of July with a Keynote address and the opening reception. On the 18th-21st concurrent focus sessions will follow morning poster sessions. Lots of activities are being planned for our Trainees, including the traditional Trainee-Mentor Luncheon, Trainee Forum, Heritage Luncheon, and opportunities for short talks.

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We encourage you to join us and your colleagues to share exciting new data and network with colleagues and friends from over 30 countries.