Cengiz Yildiz is a Professor in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Mustafa Kemal, Turkey. He teaches urology and reproductive biotechnology in master and PhD level. He has done his post-doctoral studies both the department of experimental pathobiology and Urology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. He was a long term researcher in the National Livestock Breeding Center, Fukushima, Japan. He has been awarded regarding basic science related with new approaches on tissue transplantation and cryopreservation, Canada. His main research and teaching interests have been work related with in vitro fertilization, embryo transfer, cryopreservation of semen and embryo, nuclear transfer, and ovarian/testicular tissue xenografting and vitrification.
Certified as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director through the American Board of Bioanalysis, Dr. Liebermann has been working in the field of IVF since 1995. Since 2004 he is the Laboratory Director for Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) Chicago/River North Embryology, Andrology and the Endocrinology Lab. He received his doctoral degree from the Technical University Munich in Bavaria/Germany in 1995 and his postdoctoral thesis in 2004 qualified him as a university lecturer in Experimental Reproductive Medicine at the Bavarian University of Wuerzburg, Germany. Dr. Liebermann has authored numerous papers and contributed more than 15 book chapters in the area of reproductive science. In 2007, he co-authored a book with Dr. Michael Tucker titled Vitrification in Human Assisted Reproduction. He is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Society for the Study of Reproduction, and the American Board of Bioanalysis. He serves also as an ad Hoc for Fertility & Sterility, Human Reproduction, Reproductive Biomedicine Online, Reproduction, European Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Reproductive Biology, and Cryobiology.