1. Bachelor of Science (Honours), Anatomy and Human Biology - UWA
2. Bachelor of Science, Anatomy and Human Biology/Genetics - UWA
Tammy is an embryologist who works in the laboratory at Fertility Specialists of Western Australia. She completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Australia, majoring in Anatomy and Human Biology, with Genetics as a second major. She then completed her honours on sperm cryopreservation in 2018.
Embryologists perform various technical procedures that ensure human sperm, eggs and embryos are maintained in an optimal environment. Tammy is part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, doctors, nurses and admin staff that all work together to help create families.
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This episodes features 28-year-old Embryologist – Tammy Lee, who was inspired by this career path, as she was an IVF baby herself! Tammy is part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, doctors, nurses and admin staff that all work together to help create families.
Top questions asked by students for Embryologist:
00:00 – Intro
01:43 – How did you know you want to become an Embryologist?
03:47 – What does a normal day look like for yourself?
08:15 – what subjects do you need to take in high school to pursuit this career path
09:19 – do you require high grades to pursuit this career pathway?
12:30 – Are there many opportunities for jobs in this field?
14:58 – What is the hardest aspect of the job?
17:29 – What kind of Salary can you expect in this field?
19:02 – Can you pursuit any other jobs based on your knowledge as an Embryologist
20:17 – Did you have a back-up plan?
22:06 – What is the best thing about your job?