Awards and Events


2014 CRRWH/ObGyn Annual Research Retreat and 35th Annual James M. Cuozzo Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Biomedical Research Building II/III Auditorium and Lobby
421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

The retreat will feature presentations and an interactive poster session by our graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and clinical fellows covering all aspects of reproduction and women's health research.

4:00pm Keynote Speaker

Dr. Blanche Capel's photo
Blanche Capel, Ph.D.
James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology
Duke University School of Medicine

The Battle of the Sexes: Global Analysis of Sertoli Cell Fate Commitment During Sex Determination

The retreat is free and open to everyone;
however lunch will be provided to those who register by May 7.

To register for the retreat, please click on the following link:
Retreat Registration Form

To submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation, click to:
Abstract Submission Form

Call for Abstracts (Due no later than May 1)

All trainees (graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and clinical fellows) are encouraged to submit an abstract related to reproduction or women's health for a poster or an oral presentation. This is a great opportunity for you and your group to meet and interact with other Center members as well as members of the UPENN and CHOP research community. This is an excellent forum to showcase your current research.

Please feel free to submit an abstract. Oral and poster presentations will be selected for presentation and participants will be notified by May 7. This year we will select posters for an interactive poster session. Presenters will be expected to give a 10 min presentation of their poster with 5 min for questions to groups of retreat attendees. You may submit more than one abstract.

Abstracts should include the following elements: background, objective, methods, results, and conclusions and should be no more than 350 words.

Accepted posters must be on display before 10:00 am.

For additional information call or e-mail Donna Adamoli at:


We look forward to seeing you there!