Sunday, January 15, 2023
Module 1, Seminar, Virtual Format
Chair: J. Manuel Palomino, Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Perú
|13:50 – 14:00
|14:00 – 14:50
||Advances in reproductive technologies in the old-world camelids
Julian Skidmore, Camel Reproduction Centre, Dubai, United Arab EmiratesJulian Skidmore, Camel Reproduction Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
|14:50 – 15:40
||Advances in reproductive technologies in the South American camelids
Wilfredo Huanca, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
|15:40 – 16:00
|16:00 – 16:50
||Embryo transfer in alpacas
Jane Vaughan, CriaGenesis, Melbourne, Australia
|16:50 – 17:40
||Advances in semen cryopreservation in camelids
Alexei Santiani, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
|17:40 – 18:30
||Advances in the study of ovulation inducing factor
Gregg Adams, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
|18:30 – 18:45
Seminars will be given in English with simultaneous translation to Spanish
Monday, January 16
Module 2, Workshop, (Live demonstrations)
Location: Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria,
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
Transportation will be provided
This event will comprise four concurrent wet lab sessions of around 2 hours each. Each session will consist in the demonstration of one reproductive technology in alpaca which will include 2 or 3 specific activities. Each attendee will participate in all of the sessions throughout the day.
Station A: In vitro embryo production (IVP)
Leader: Wilfredo Huanca
Activities: Oocyte retrieval from Alpaca ovaries, COCs search, and alpaca embryo evaluation.
Station B: Ultrasound-guided follicle aspiration (OPU)
Leader: J. Manuel Palomino
Activities: Setting up OPU system, demonstration of OPU in alpacas, oocyte search.
Station C: Alpaca male handling
Leader: Willian F. Huanca
Activities: Setting up artificial vagina, male restraint, semen collection.
Station D: Semen handling in the lab
Leader: Alexei Santiani
Activities: Conventional and advanced evaluation in fresh and frozen alpaca semen.