Dr. Jay M. Baltz University of Ottawa, Canada1 Talk
Jay M. Baltz is Associate Scientific Director and a Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), Canada, and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Baltz received his BA (Hon) in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and PhD in Biophysics from The... read moreJohns Hopkins University. His postgraduate training was at Harvard Medical School with Dr. John Biggers. His laboratory studies mammalian eggs and early embryos, investigating the roles of physiological processes in eggs and embryos that are required for producing healthy eggs, embryos, and offspring. This research is aimed particularly at improving Assisted Reproductive Technologies. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, as Chair of the Canadian Federal Stem Cell Oversight Committee, as Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Training Program in Reproduction, Early Development, and the Impact on Health (REDIH), as Associate Editor of Biology of Reproduction and the Journal of Ovarian Research, and as a member of the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health Advisory Board.