The Reproductive Scientist is written by reproductive scientists for reproductive scientists.  Published on the ARCS website quarterly, it is crammed with content from meeting reports, information and developments as well as general news and information relevant to our professions.

To submit an article contact any member of the editorial team by email arcs@profileproductions.co.uk

An archive of issues of The Embryologist dating back to 2009 is available to members of ARCS.  We hope to take this archive back further as time permits.  There were certainly some interesting hair styles in Embryology in the 1990’s!

ARCS Editorial Team

Eleanor Wharf (Editor)

Eleanor Wharf (Editor)

Eleanor has edited The Embryologist for more than 10 years and is a Senior Embryologist at Guy's ACU in London. As well as a love for science she has an uncanny ability to spot a spelling mistake.

Eleanor Wharf (Editor)

Bryan Woodward

Bryan Woodward

Bryan has been a member of the ACE Executive Committee, and currently sits on the Training Committee. He works as a free-lance Embryologist and troubleshooter.

Bryan Woodward

Sarah Pace

Sarah Pace

Sarah Pace is a Senior Embryologist and Lab Manager at ReproMed Dublin, after moving to Ireland in 2014. She now joins the Embryologist editorial team and when not in the lab can be mostly found playing dodgeball!

Sarah Pace

Sam Byerley

Sam Byerley

Sam joined the Newcastle Fertility Centre in 2004 and is currently one of their Principal Embryologists and Operations Manager. She has held the position of Secretary of the ACE Executive committee. She currently has her hands full with 2 small children.

Sam Byerley

Siriol Robinson

Siriol Robinson

Siriol is a Clinical Embryologist and has worked at Aberdeen Fertility Centre since 2008. She is also a STEM Ambassador and joined the Editorial Team in 2015.

Siriol Robinson

Sophie Reid

Sophie Reid

Sophie is a Senior Embryologist at Nurture Fertility in Nottingham where she has worked since 2009. She joined the Editorial Team in 2019.

Sophie Reid

Ana-Maria Tomova

Ana-Maria Tomova

Cell and molecular biologist

Ana-Maria is a cell and molecular biologist with specialism in reproductive science, having recently completed her PhD investigating the role of neuropeptides in human reproduction. Outside of research, Ana-Maria is a co-organiser of SciBar public engagement events in Manchester and is an illustrator for a popular science book.

Ana-Maria Tomova

Cell and molecular biologist

Laura Wales

Laura Wales

Senior Biomedical Scientist and Clinical Scientist in Andrology

Laura joined the Edinburgh Fertility Centre in 2013 and is the Senior Biomedical Scientist and Clinical Scientist in Andrology. Outside work, she enjoys adventures to new places, cooking and crafty projects.

Laura Wales

Senior Biomedical Scientist and Clinical Scientist in Andrology