Gina's Presentations

“Complexities in Embryo Donor Genetic Screening Guidelines.” Presented as a webinar to the National Society of Genetic Counselors ART Special Interest Group. February 2018.

“Genetic screening and counseling of embryo donors.” Presented to the American Association of Tissue Banks. Orlando, FL. October 2017.

“Emerging technology: How the embryology lab is helping to validate an innovative approach to NIPT using Circulating Fetal Nucleated Cells (CFNCs).” Presented to The Southwest Embryology Summit. Las Vegas, NV. January 2016.

“A Pilot Study of NIPS-24 Using Circulating Fetal Nucleated Cells (CFNCs) Isolated By Nanovalcro Microchips.” Abstract presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Rancho Mirage, CA. March 2015.

“Validation of Short Turnaround Time Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS) Assay with Agilent Oligo CGH Array (PGS-Quick).” Abstract presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Rancho Mirage, CA. March 2015.

“Reproductive Decision-Making for BRCA Carriers.”  Presented to California Pacific Medical Center BRCA Connections Patient Education and Support Group. San Francisco, CA. May 2011.

“Fertility Decision-Making for BRCA Carriers.”  Joint Interactive Session hosted by the ASRM Genetic Counseling SIG and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinologist (SREI) at the 66th annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Denver, CO. October 2010.

“FMR1 Repeats and Ovarian Function: Comparing Number of CGG Repeats and Antral Follicle Count.”  Abstract presented at the 66th annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Denver, CO. October 2010.

“Fragile X: Ovarian Aging and Other Premutation Issues.”  Roundtable led at the 66th annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. Denver, CO. October 2010.

“Attitudes of Genetic Counselors Regarding Carrier Screening in Clinical Practice: A Qualitative Study.”  Abstract presented at the Northern California Genetics Exchange hosted at Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA. May 2010.

“Preimplantation genetic diagnosis for Huntington Disease.”  Presented to Huntington Disease Society of America, Annual Chapter Meeting. Sacramento, CA. May 2010.

“Does family history of cardiovascular disease predict the metabolic profile of PCOS patients?.” Abstract presented at the 64th annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. San Francisco, CA. November 2008.

“There is no difference in embryo quality or miscarriage rate among ICSI cycles using ejaculated sperm versus testicular-retrieved sperm.”  Abstract presented at the 64th annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. San Francisco, CA. November 2008.

“PGD in clinical practice.” Presented at the UCSF Genetics Grand Rounds. San Francisco, CA. September 2008.

“Genetics of Premature Ovarian Failure.”  Presented at the UCSF 2008 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility CME Course. San Francisco, CA. April 2008.

“Having a healthy baby through IVF: Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and the risk of birth defects associated with ART and infertility."   Presented at the annual Bay Area Resolve Patient Education Conference hosted at Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA. October 2006.

“A Multi-disciplinary Care Team for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.” Presented at the UCSF 2006 Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertlity CME Course. San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

“MTHFR C677T and A1298C variants do not affect ongoing pregnancy rates following in vitro fertilization.” Abstract presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. New Orleans, LA. October 2006.