Retreat & NWRSS

The 18th Northwest Reproductive Sciences Symposium (NWRSS) &
The 25th CRB Retreat

Hosted by WSU CRB


Thank you for your interest in the 18th Northwest Reproductive Sciences Symposium (NWRSS).

Finally! NWRSS is back again. 

We are honored to host the 18th NWRSS meeting at the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA, where we will explore the scientific contributions in the fields of female and male reproduction, endocrinology, reproductive disorders, and cancer biology. The trainee oral sessions will be accompanied by a talk from our highly regarded colleague Dr. Richard R. Behringer from MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Dr. Don Conrad from Oregon National Primate Research Center, as well as Dr. Daniel Enquobahrie and Dr. Jennifer Balkus from the University of Washington, will deliver the Keynote and Health Disparity Lectures in Reproductive Biology. 

May 19 - May 21, 2022

Skamania Lodge
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, WA 98648

Click here to register to attend the 2022 NWRSS/CRB meeting.

Registration deadline: Please register by April 19 so an accurate head count can be provided to the caterers.

On-site check-in will open at 10:30 am on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Follow this link for instructions regarding making reservations.

Lodging deadlines: April 19

Abstract Submission

All trainees (students and post-doctoral fellows) are encouraged to present their research at the meeting.

Follow this link for abstract submission instructions.


Schedule of Events:

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

              10:30              Registration opens Conf. Center Lobby
12:00  - 12:45              Lunch: Garden Patio
   1:00  -  1:15              Opening remarks: Trainee Chair/CRB Director: Stevenson A/B
   1:15  -  2:45              Oral Session I: T1-T6: “Gametes, Embryo & Offspring Development”: Stevenson A/B   
   2:45  -  3:00              Refreshment break: Conf. Center Lobby
   3:00  -  3:30              New Faculty Presentation: Stevenson A/B
                                     Dr. Heather Koehler, WSU
  3:30  -  4:30               Keynote Lecture I: Stevenson A/B
                                     Dr. Richard R. Behringer, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  4:30  -  6:00               Poster Session I – (Odd-numbered abstracts): Conf. Center Lobby
  6:00  -  7:30               Dinner: Garden Patio

Friday, May 20th, 2022

  8:00 -  9:00                Breakfast: Restaurant 
9:00 - 10:30                 Oral Session II: T7-T12: “Male & Female Reproduction”: Stevenson A/B
10:30 - 10:45               Refreshment break: Conf. Center Lobby
10:45 - 11:45               Health Disparity Lecture: Stevenson A/B    
                                      Dr. Daniel Enquobahrie, University of Washington  
11:45 -   1:00               Lunch: Garden Patio 
1:00 -   2:00                  Keynote Lecture II: Stevenson A/B                                             
                                      Dr. Don Conrad, Oregon National Primate Research Center 
2:00 -   5:00                  Free Time / Activities / Networking 
5:00 -   6:30                  Poster Session II – (Even-numbered abstracts): Conf. Center Lobby 
6:30 -   8:00                  Dinner: Stevenson A/B 
8:00 - 11:00                  Social: Stevenson A/B

Saturday, May 21st, 2022

  8:00 -  8:30                Breakfast: Restaurant 
8:30 -  8:40                  Remarks by Dr. Jon Oatley (ADR), WSU: Stevenson A/B
8:45 - 10:15                 Oral Session III: T13-T18:  “Reproductive Diseases” : Stevenson A/B      
10:15 - 10:45               Faculty Presentation: Stevenson A/B
                                      Dr. James MacLean, WSU 
10:45 - 11:15               Break and Room Check-out: Conf. Center Lobby
11:15 - 11:45               Awards ceremony and closing remarks: Stevenson A/B 
11:45 -                         Box-Lunches distributed: Garden Patio


Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University

NIH/NICHD/NIEHS         1 R13 HD107728-01  

Multi-PI: James MacLean and Kanako Hayashi

WSU College of Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office

Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)