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Welcome new IMIGC members and major website update

Our consortium has recently been expanded and we welcome new members Godfried van der Heijden, Stéphane Viville, Robert McLachlan, Kristian Almstrup and Lee Smith! With these additional experts joining our consortium we aim to further increase collaboration and data...

Launch of the IMIGC consortium and website

In May 2017 at the International Congress of Andrology (ICA) in Copenhagen a number of scientists met to discuss the formation of an international consortium focused on studying the genetics of male infertility. Various formal and less formal collaborations were...

Events in male infertility and human genetics

As one of our goals, we want to draw attention to exciting meetings, courses and conferences in the field of male infertility and human genetics. As one example, IMIGC co-founder Joris Veltman is chair of the scientific programme committee of the European Society of...

A large international collaboration has resulted in this paper out today in @NatureComms We sequence 1000 azoospermic men and identified a likely genetic cause in 20%. Interestingly, processing of piRNAs were frequently affected. Thx to @don_f_conrad
🚨Last call for #14NYRA meeting🚨 We’ve extended the deadline for the abstract submission until August 1st 📅 . Join us in sunny Norwich 🇬🇧 ☕️🧁

✔️Exceptional plenary speakers
✔️Talented young researchers
✔️Fun social programme
A highlight of collaboration sparked by @infertilegenome, Münster's @MaleGermCells has provided its share of data, and finally we get a detailed view on the X & spermatogenic failure/male infertility! Thanks to @Csilla44284153 and @antoni_riera for leading this large scale effort
Another important contribution from @infertilegenome (the International Male Infertility Genomics Consortium) to the understanding of the causes of human male infertility.
Large-scale analyses of the X chromosome in 2,354 infertile men discov...