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Cambridge Reproduction

Covid and Reproduction, 5 November 2021

Cambridge Reproduction Forum is a termly meeting organised by the Cambridge Reproduction SRI. The Forum provides a friendly multidisciplinary platform for researchers at the University of Cambridge and affiliated institutions to share their research and meet others with an interest in any aspect of reproduction.

This term's Forum will be held on Friday 5 November at 2 - 3.45 pm, and will focus on the theme 'Covid and Reproduction'.

Meeting link

The Zoom meeting details can be found on this page (Cambridge only; Raven login needed): If you don't have a Raven login and would like to attend this meeting, please email Christina Rozeik to receive the Zoom meeting link.


Draft programme

You can find the abstracts and speaker biographies here.

Chair: Professor Ashley Moffett (Pathology)


COVID-19 vaccination, fertility and pregnancy
Dr Viki Male (Imperial College London)

Changes in frequency and patterns of marital sexual activity during COVID-19: evidence from longitudinal data in Singapore
Dr Poh Lin Tan (National University of Singapore) 

Challenges of queer and trans reproduction with ART during Covid-19
Dr Doris Leibetseder (Reproductive Sociology Research Group)

Demand for self-managed online telemedicine abortion in eight European countries during the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Catherine Aiken (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

Expression of key factors and susceptibility to SARS-COV-2 in the pre-gastrulation human embryo
Bailey Weatherbee (Physiology, Development & Neuroscience)

COVID-19: should the foetus be worried?
Dr Topun Austin (Paediatrics)

“What good looks like” for remote antenatal care: learning from the COVID-19 pandemic
Dr Karolina Kuberska and Dr Lisa Hinton (THIS Institute)

Recruiting to a clinical research study during a global pandemic: how the Pregnancy Outcome Prediction Study 2 (POPS2) adapted
Amy Sutton-Cole (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)

The impact of limited social interactions during COVID-19 on infant sensory processing and self-regulation
Dr Staci Meredith Weiss (Psychology)

Friday, 5 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:45
Event location: 
Online, via Zoom