Developing New Methods for Testing, Studying, and Delivering Contraception

These webinars, sponsored by the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR), Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will focus on emerging technologies and approaches to male and female contraception.


Dr. Jianjun Sun, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs

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Title: Screening female contraceptive compounds using Drosophila ovulation model

Description: In my presentation, I will introduce the ovulation mechanism in Drosophila and describe the platform utilizing Drosophila ovulation to screen contraceptive compounds that can effectively inhibit follicle rupture.

Dr. Phil Santangelo, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech University & Emory University


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Title: Intravaginal delivery of mRNA encoded contraceptive antibodies

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Resource TypeContraceptive Symposium | Resource CategoryEducation | SystemHuman | TopicContraception | SeriesOpening Gates: New Methods and Approaches for Effective Contraception in Both Sexes

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