Dr. David Agudo Garcillán is Assistant Manager of the IVF Laboratory at IVI Madrid , Spain since 2010. He graduated from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid in 1999, completed his PhD in 2003, and joined IVI Madrid as an Embryologist in 2006. He also serves as the Head of the Genetics Depertment, at Centro de Análisis Sanitarios, Madrid, since 2005.
His research interests include structural studies of oocytes using polarized light, gene expression analyses in granulosa cells and oocytes, and assessment of embryo kinetics in association with sperm quality and in vitro oocyte maturation. Dr. Agudo has participated as investogator in competitive projects both as emerging researcher (Comunidad of Madrid), and as lead researcher (FIS Projects). He is the author or coauthor of 1 book chapter and 13 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a regular reviewer in leading reproductive journals.
Dr. Agudo has been involved in teaching since his early career, imparting postgraduate courses since 2006 and as University Professor since 2002. Presently he is the Coordinator of the IVF Reproduction Module of the Master’s in Biology and Technology of Assisted Human Reproduction at the European University of Madrid. He also serves as the Coordinator of the Laboratory training of this program since 2016.