Dr Brian Dale discusses fertilization and early embryos.
1. What is oocyte activation?
2. How much of animal biology applies to humans?
3. Can we get 100% oocyte fertilization in humans?
4. Is there an asynchrony between the nucleus and the cytoplasm?
Brian Dale, B. Sc., M. Sc., Ph. D., D. Sc.
Scientific Director: Centres for Reproductive Medicine & International Fertility Associates
Dr. Brian Dale of Stockport, England, received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Zoology at the University of Manchester before later returning to his alma mater to further his education, completing his Ph. D. in Cell Biology and received his Doctorate in Science.
Since completing the majority of his education, Dr. Dale’s career has been diverse and international, holding positions as a post-doctoral fellow at the Stazione Zoologica in Naples and has worked for the National Institute of Health in the U.S. After receiving his Doctorate of Science, he acted as a visiting professor at the University of W. Australia in the Department of Anatomy and Human Biology. Dr. Dale later returned to the Stazione Zoologica in Naples and presided as the Director of Research. Since departing from his work in Naples, his role as a Scientific Director has included work at hospitals, IVF Centers, and Centers for Reproductive Biology in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, London, and Italy.
Dr. Dale’s career in science has stretched for the better part of thirty years. During this time he has been involved with the publication of 108 scientific papers, 7 books, work from numerous Scientific Research Grants, and the issuance of four patents.
Dr. Dale currently resides in Sorrento, Italy, and has four children.