ASPIER – The leading training institute for Clinical Embryology

Why Asia Pacific Institute of embryology (ASPIER)?

Asia Pacific Institute of Embryology (ASPIER) which is affiliated to the university of Mysore is the sought after institute for learning clinical embryology which offers 2 years MSc in Clinical Embryology & Pre-implantation genetics. This is the first course started in 2015 under the university of Mysore and the only course in the world that offers clinical embryology in combination with pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. Students after graduating from this course will work as embryologists in the Fertility/IVF centres. There are close to 3000 Fertility centres in India including leading IVF chains like Nova IVF Fertility and Indira IVF etc that offer fertility services to infertile couples. Leading IVF chains conduct campus interviews in ASPIER and ASPIER which is into its 9th year of offering this course has a record of 100% employment to its students. ASPIER has been known widely for developing embryology and embryo biopsy skills and hence our students are preferred by IVF centres and validated faster.

ASPIER is led by its director & Professor, a world-renowned pioneer in IVF, Dr Suresh Kattera who has many years of international clinical embryology, research and teaching experience in various IVF centres and universities in India, Singapore, and Australia. He has many world firsts in clinical embryology to his credit. ASPIER has well experienced teaching faculty and state of the art facilities with several equipment in the laboratory, research centre, library and sports facilities; Chess, Carrom, Table Tennis, Badminton and Volleyball which students utilise and actively participate during annual sports events in addition to celebrating various festivals. ASPIER is attached to Mysuru Fertility Centre, a state-of-the-art IVF centre which has Singapore expertise & technology like Time Lapse embryo culture etc. Students who will be posted in the IVF centre learn from the best in the world to shape their future.

In short, ASPIER is the place where students get a well rounded education where curricular and extracurricular activities are balanced to create world class embryologists.

Course eligibility: Students of Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) degree from any UGC recognized Universities/MBBS/ BDS/BAMS/ BHMS, Pharmacy, Nursing, BVSc, Dairy, Fishery and Engineering with Science (Biotechnology and Life science related) or any other equivalent degree are eligible to apply for this course.



ASPIER imparts knowledge in Clinical Embryology and Pre-implantation Genetics through certificate and master courses. ASPIER offers the first course in the world that combines clinical embryology and pre-implantation genetics in a two-year course affiliated to the University of Myosre. More than 500 students have alreasy taken up the course and have become certified embryologists.

Our Faculty


Embryo Biopsy & PGD Workshop

ASPIER conducted the above workshop from October 15th to 16th 2017 at Hotel Southern Star, Mysuru with large number of attendees.

Following were the speakers

  1. Alpesh Doshi , London , UK
  2. Prof N B Ramachandra , Mysuru
  3. Dr Sachin Kulkarni, Chennai
  4. Dr Jayashankar Rao , Mysuru
  5. Dr Sam Balu, Bangalore
  6. Dr Micheal Richardson, Singapore
  7. Dr Suresh Kattera , Singapore

Graduation Day 2018
Date: May 27, 2018
Venue: Hotel Southern Star, Mysuru
Graduation Day 2019
Date: June 15, 2019
Venue: Hotel Ruchi The Prince, Mysuru
107th Indian Science Congress
Date: January 3, 2020
Venue: GKVK Campus, Bangalore
Webinar Programmes
Date: June 7, 2020
Venue: Zoom


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