Hands-on ICSI and Vitrification Training

The hands-on training program by The Fertilis Academy focuses on most relevant lectures and extensive hands-on training on Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) & Vitrification.

ICSI is the probably most commonly used technique in an ART lab. One of the key skills in ART lab mastered by few only to achieve the benchmark level. The Fertilis Academy course designed for all the aspirants who wish to hone their skills in this ART laboratory procedure. This advanced course encompasses all the aspects of intracytoplasmic injection techniques and various procedural glitches/troubleshooting that can occur while performing this art. This course helps in understanding, mastering, applying and how to optimize this technique in terms of satisfactory results. The Fertilis Academy course expands the dimensions of understanding inside-out tricks of intracytoplasmic injection. The guided and free hands-on experience gives the candidate a positive confidence of accomplishing this ‘only one chance’ critical task in an optimal way. The interactive session with the mentors helps in clearing doubts from microns to light years, the hesitation and confusions of participants after each session are also dealt individually.

The Fertilis Academy invites Gynecologists, Embryologists, Andrologists, and IVF Professionals planning to enhance their skills to join the hands-on training.

Topics Covered

  • Dish Preparation at each step
  • Andrology-Semen analysis and preparation
  • -Handling of oocytes-Oocyte pick-up,Denudation
    -Oocyte morphology assessment
  • Conventional IVF
  • - Alignment of injecting and holding pipettes on the micromanipulator
    - Assessment of morphologically of sperm for injection
    - Sperm catching/ Aspiration
    - ICSI- technical aspects
  • IMSI
  • Fertilization check essentials
  • Troubleshooting in ICSI
  • Maintenance of an IVF/ART lab

Vitrification/ cryopreservation is the master key of modern ART practice. This course will help participants understand the basics of cryobiology and improve the outcome of various cryopreservation procedures. We touch upon all the aspects of cryopreservation techniques and various procedural glitches/troubleshooting that can occur while performing this art.

Topics Covered

  • Essentials of Cryobiology (basic and advance)
  • Setting up of cryobiology lab
  • Sample identification and witnessing,
  • Types of straws/vials, Samples (sperm, oocyte, embryos)
  • Tank types, Storage systems (LN2 and precautions in handling),
  • Transportation
  • Semen Freezing (Ejaculate, Testicular and Epididymal Sperm)
  • Vitrification of sperm
  • Vitrification of oocytes and embryos: basics and advanced
  • Liquid nitrogen handling & precautions (PPE)
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical issues in procedures and outcomes, Traceability, Legal consideration

Our trainees have had a very satisfactory experience in terms of learning and have been able to upskill themselves. Besides, the trainees also benefit from extensive discussions on how to optimise the lab protocols & improve the lab outcome.

Course Details

Date - 25th April - 5th May 2024
  • Gamete Handling/IVF/ICSI on 25th April-5th May 2024
  • Vitrification of gametes & embryos on 4th & 5th May 2024


  • Lectures
  • Video Demonstrations
  • Lecture on how to set up an IVF lab
  • Special session on Embryo Biopsy Techniques
  • Study Material will be provided
  • Certificate will be given**

  • Eligibility

    Students of Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc) from any UGC recognized Universities with life Science subjects or any equilent bachelor degree /MBBS/MD/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/B.Pharma/BSc.

    Artemis Hospital Gurugram, Sector 51, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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Pricing Details


INR 80,000

Vitrification Course

INR 20,000

International Students

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Bank Details
Account Name: The Fertilis Academy
HDFC Bank Account No.: 50200056880457
IFSC Code: HDFC0001394
Swift Code: HDFCINBB1394
Account Type: Current Account
Bank: HDFC Bank