B.Sc., M.Med.Sci.

Violetta Karachaliou

Senior Clinical Embryologist – Biochemist, Scientific Fellow, FIVI Fertility & IVF Center, European Interbalkan Medical Center

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My training

  • 2015

Democritus University of Thrace

Initiation of PhD diploma

 

  • 2006

University of Nottingham, UK

Master of Medical Sciences in Assisted Reproduction Technology

 

  • 2001

University of Essex, UK

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

 

  • 2019

Senior Clinical Embryologist Certification by ESHRE

 

  • 2013

Clinical Embryologist Certification by ESHRE

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Care activity

  • 2020

FIVI Fertility & IVF Center, European Interbalkan Medical Center

Senior Clinical Embryologist

 

  • 2016-2020

Biogenesis IVF Center, Thessaloniki

Deputy Lab Manager – Senior Clinical Embryologist

 

  • 2012-2016

Embryokosmogenesis, Assisted Reproduction Unit of Thrace, Alexandroupolis

Lab Manager – Clinical Embryologist

 

  • 2009-2012

Embryokosmogenesis, Assisted Reproduction Unit of Thrace, Alexandroupolis

Clinical Embryologist

 

  • 2008-2009

Thessaloniki IVF And Infertility Center, European Interbalkan Medical Center Trainee Clinical Embryologist

 

  • 2007-2008

Cryogenomics SA, Advanced Biotechnology Services – Cord Blood Bank

Biochemist

 

  • 2001-2005

G.Gennimatas, General Hospital of Athens

Biochemist at the Laboratory for the Control of Immunosuppressed Patients

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Laboratory skills

  • In vitro fertilization.
  • ICSI
  • Evaluation of oocytes and embryos.
  • Cryopreservation – vitrification.
  • Semen analysis and preparation.
  • Updating the laboratory protocols according to international standards and legislation.
  • Involved in the quality assurance and quality control of laboratory procedures as described in ISO 9001 and ISO 15224.
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Teaching activity

  • 2014-2015

Faculty of Medicine, Democritus University of Thrace

Participation in the postgraduate course, Master’s Degree Program “Human Reproduction”.

 

  • Lecture presentation with topic “Transport of spermatozoa, capacitation and acrosomal reaction-transport of oocyte, fertilization, implantation, early stages of embryo development”.

 

  • Practical laboratory sessions demonstrator “Basic Semen analysis and sperm morphology, Gamete micromanipulation – ICSI, Gamete and embryo cryopreservation and vitrification”
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Memberships

  • Member of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.
  • Member of Panhellenic Union of Clinical Embryologist.
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Research

  • 2012

The effects of benzoylecgonine, oxytocin, ritodrine and atosiban on the contractility of myometrium. An experimental study.”, Journal of Clinical and Experimantal Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vol.XXXIX, no1, Nikolettos N, Triantafilidis I, Karachaliou V, Koutsougeras G, Vakopoulos I.

FIVI’s Team

Meet our Specialists

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Ioannis Tzafetas

MD, FRCOG, PhD, FPA

Em. Professor Obstetrics - Gynaecology, AUTH Scientific...

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Basil Tarlatzis

MD, PhD, FRCOG (hon)

Professor of Obstetrics - Gynaecology and...

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Aristotelis Loufopoulos

Em. Professor of Obstetrics - Gynaecology,...

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George Pantos

Professor of Obstetrics - Gynaecology, AUTH Chairman...

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Stratis Kolibianakis

MD, MSc(Res), MSc (HCM), PhD

Professor of Obstetrics - Gynaecology and...

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Leonidas Zepiridis

Associate Professor of Obstetrics - Gynaecology...