Kimball O. Pomeroy is a clinical embryologist who has directed several clinical laboratories throughout the United States. He was trained in Bristol, England as a human embryologist and prior to that was educated at Colorado State University, where he received a Ph.D. in Animal Physiology, and then worked at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies where he did post-doctoral work in molecular biology. At the Salk Institute, Dr. Pomeroy was a molecular biologist and worked with Dr. Glen Evans on the Human Genome Project (chromosome 11) and did work in transgenics.
Dr. Pomeroy has worked as a consultant for several projects in Mexico, Nepal, China, Bolivia and the Bahamas. He has served as a member of the SART Executive Board, Chair of the Reproductive Laboratory Technician’s Group, Chair of the College of Reproductive Biology and a founding member of the Regulatory Task Force and the Southwest Embryologist Summit.
Dr. Pomeroy has lectured at many scientific meetings and has been involved in the organization and presentations at several symposia for the education of embryologists. He has coauthored numerous papers, mostly dealing with the detection of embryo toxins and cryopreservation. Recently he has coauthored several papers on the risks of cross-contamination of microbes during storage of tissue in liquid nitrogen, the usefulness of embryo morphology in predicting pregnancy and the source of microbial contamination during embryo culture.
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