Natalie Jess, BSc, Science Director & Embryologist
A native Australian and resident of T&T, Natalie is the Senior Embryologists at Trinidad IVF and Fertility Centre. She is responsible for the quality and accreditation at the Centre and over the last decade her dedication has led to many achievements including top QHA inspection ratings. She has extensive international experience in embryology, andrology and state-of-the art IVF techniques along with teaching and training. With over 20 years working in Australia, Ireland and Trinidad, she has worked as laboratory Supervisor and senior Embryologist in Australia at Melbourne IVF, one of Australia’s leading IVF Centres and as embryologist at Monash IVF under the scientific direction of Professor Alan Trounson, Australia’s IVF pioneer. She has specialist skills in ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection), egg vitrification, embryo biopsy for PGD (genetic diagnosis) and ovarian tissue freezing.
She is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and a member of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE).