Brian Dale was born in Stockport, England in 1951. After gaining the degrees of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Cell Biology, he was awarded a D.Sc. from the University of Manchester in 1990 for his contribution to the understanding of fertilization. He is Founder and Editor in Chief of the International Journal Zygote published by Cambridge University Press, the author of over 140 scientific publications and 8 books in the field of embryology.
From 1994 to 1998 he was a member of the advisory commission of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology ( ESHRE) and in 1994 a founder member of Alpha, an International Society For Clinical Embryology. Since, 1980 Professor Dale has held grants for research from the National Institutes of Health in the USA, The European Economic Union, The Royal Society of London, NATO and the Japanese Ministry of Science.
He has patents together with Professor Jacques Cohen for air purifying equipment (CODA) used in IVF laboratories worldwide, he introduced the technique of ICSI to Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland and published many novel techniques in the field of assisted reproduction. Currently he is Director and Founder of CFA-Italy. (Wikipidia)