Dr. Katrin Hinrichs is the Harry Werner Endowed Professor of Equine Medicine and Chair, Department of Clinical Studies at New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her DVM from the University of California, Davis and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hinrichs has pioneered research into equine assisted reproduction, producing the first cloned horse in North America and developing the first successful program for equine intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) and in vitro embryo production in the US. Her research has led to new methods for shipment of immature oocytes and for biopsy and cryopreservation of equine embryos, now utilized worldwide. Dr. Hinrichs’ honors include Theriogenologist of the Year from the American College of Theriogenologists, an honorary doctorate from the University of Copenhagen, Regents Professor and Distinguished Achievement in Research Awards from Texas A&M University, and the Simmet Prize for Assisted Reproduction from the International Congress of Animal Reproduction.