Embryologist of The Month (December 2013) - Danny Dasig, MS, TS, EMB



Danny Dasig, MS, TS, EMB

Danny is Scientific Director at Kaiser Permanente Center for Reproductive Health, Fremont, California. He is certified by the American College of Embryology and the American Board of Bioanalysis.

He received BS in Biology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, California and MS in Clinical Human Embryology from Danube University of Krems, Krems, Austria and Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge, UK. He is one of the first American Embryologists to obtain a master‘s degree with specialized training in Clinical Human Embryology.

Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Danny held the position of technical supervisor at Stanford University's IVF Laboratory from 1999 to 2004 and was responsible for all functions of a large clinical in vitro fertilization laboratory, including IVF, assisted hatching, ICSI, testicular and epididymal sperm preparation, embryo biopsy and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, embryo cryogenics, Andrology and quality control.  He is considered in the profession as an expert in embryo biopsy.
Danny has authored and coauthored more than 25 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts in the field of in vitro fertilization, many of them focusing on early embryo development and blastocyst culture.
He has been active in many professional organizations including Northern California Association of Reproductive Biologists (former president 2009-2011), Alpha Scientists in Reproductive Medicine, American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis-International Society and Society for the Assisted Reproductive Technology. 
Danny strives to make every effort to help patients achieve their goals of having a family by ensuring the safest and most optimal environment for their eggs and embryos to thrive. This involves his goal to provide advanced scientific innovative technology to patients. He believes that each couple is unique and deserves the most personalized and best possible care available.