Here they make Norwegian children that are illegal to make in Norway

Svetlana Shlykova, dipl. embryology

Embryologist, the head of the laboratory of embryology

Member of the European Society for Human Reproduction & Embryology (ESHRE).

Member of the Russian Association of Human Reproduction (RAHR).

Degree in embryology from Leningrad State University.

Research assistant at the laboratory of prenatal diagnostics of hereditary diseases at the D.O. Ott Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology under the direction of professor V.S. Baranov.
Experience in cytological and cytochemical analysis, and cell and tissue cultivation.

1995 – Extension courses on laboratory genetics at Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies, St.Petersburg.


1996 – Training on modern methods of assisted reproductive techniques at the AVA-Klinikka, Tampere, Finland.

Since 1997 Ms. Shlykova has been working in AVA-PETER.
Skills in all the modern methods of ART. Having experience in building up the laboratory at "AVA-PETER", she is a frequent advisor to IVF centers in Russia and abroad.

She is the author of more than 20 research publications.



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