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Clean Dewars and Glass Houses
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Tuesday 27th April, 2021. 3PM EST/ 8PM GMT / 9PM CET 


Martine Nijs obtained her Master in Zoology at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. After obtaining her PhD in Medical Sciences at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium, Martine has been working as a senior clinical embryologist and later as an IVF lab director and Scientific Director.
Dr. Nijs is an ESHRE accredited senior clinical embryologist, and past Scientific, IVF and Andrology Lab Director in Nij Geertgen, Netherlands, Lab Director at the Genk Institute for Fertility Technology, Belgium and Senior Embryologist at the Schoysman Infertility Management Team in Belgium.
She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has presented hundreds of lectures as an invited speaker at meetings worldwide. She has been actively involved in organizing international conferences, workshops, and one-to-one practical training. Martine is an ad hoc board member of 10 international journals and an active member of 8 professional societies.
Martine is currently the Global Training Manager at CooperSurgical Fertility Solutions.


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