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Thursday, May 23, 2024, 12pm-1:30pm
Online via Zoom ONLY

Qualitative Research Workshop: Overview of Qualitative Data Collection

Review qualitative research data collection methods, specifically reviewing qualities of interview and focus group methods. Presenters will discuss data collection best practices, tips for developing data collection materials such as interview guides, and how to prepare for qualitative analysis. Additionally, participants will gain insights from MCHRI grantees and lessons learned about qualitative data collection.

Janine Bruce, DrPH, MPH
Shazeen Suleman, MD, MPH
Sylvia Bereknyei Merrell, DrPH, MS

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 12pm-1:30pm
Online via Zoom ONLY

Studying human embryo implantation “A grey box of human embryogenesis”

The seminar will discuss new advances on tissue modelling of the endometrium, how we can grow human embryos to undergo implantation in vitro and new insights into the interactions established between the embryo and the uterus at this stage.

Matteo A. Molè, PhD, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology (Reproductive and Stem Cell Biology)

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