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Joe Conaghan

Faculty in Lecturer
Ph.D., University of London
At SFSU Since: 
Course taught: Reproductive Technologies (BIOL 793)

Dr. Conaghan trained in embryology at the Hammersmith Hospital in London. 

He has worked as the IVF Laboratory Director at the University of California, San Francisco.  Currently, he is the Laboratory Director at the Pacific Fertility Center in San Francisco.  In addition, he is the Reproductive Laboratory Inspector for the College of American Pathologists and Chair of the College of Reproductive Biology of the American Board of Bioanalysts.

Dr. Conaghan's research interests are in developing programs for treating severe male factor infertility, diagnosing genetic disease in embryos, improving embryo culture and protocols for oocyte and embryo freezing.

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