Dawn Kelk, PhD, HCLD 

Dawn Kelk, PhD obtained a BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics followed by MSc and PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph, Canada. She is board certified as a High Complexity Laboratory Director.
Dr. Kelk’s primary clinical interest is in optimizing laboratory conditions, vitrification techniques and 24-chromosome testing for aneuploidy to increase confidence and utilization of elective single embryo transfer (eSET) leading to healthier IVF birth outcomes. Her research interests include oocyte and ovarian tissue freezing, fertility preservation, nuclear and cytoplasmic involvement in preimplantation development and fresh versus frozen IVF birth outcomes.
Dr. Kelk is an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Society of Reproductive Biologists and Technologists (SRBT) and American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB).  ABC is pleased to have Dr. Kelk as a lecturer for REI’s Oral Board Review course.  


University of Guelph
Molecular Biology

University of Guelph
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

University of Guelph
Developmental Biology and Embryology 

Director of the IVF Laboratory at Yale Fertility Center and Associate Research Scientist at the Yale University School of Medicine




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