Society for Cryobiology

2016 Election Results

The Society for Cryobiology is pleased to announce the winners of the election to the Board of Governors for the 2017-2019 term.

Governors Elected: 
James Benson 
Greg Fahy 
Tiantian Zhang

Thank you to all candidates and members who voted. 


CRYO2017 Meeting in China on July 20-24th

The 53rd CRYO2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cryobiology, July 23-27, 2016 in Ottawa, Canada just concluded. The conference was a success with over 180 oral and poster presentations. There were 53 invited oral presentations; 72 accepted oral presentations and 55 posters. We had 154 attendees from 20 different countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Russian Federation, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States.

If you were not able to attend this year’s conference, then you will want to plan ahead for next year’s 54th Annual Meeting in China. The Board of Governors is happy to announce that next year’s joint meeting with several Chinese Societies including the Chinese Cryobiology Society, Chinese Blood Transfusion Association, Chinese Primate Center, and Chinese Biomedical Engineering Society will be held in Hefei, China on July 20 – 24, 2017.



Membership Renewal

 Renewing your membership for 2016 is now easier than ever.  Paying with Paypal is fast, safe and convenient!

Changes to Membership Structure
You may notice we have increased the flexibility of membership, to enable a wider variety of possibilities, for example retired and sustaining members can now opt for online only membership.  As an added bonus, online membership is now free for retired members, as well as student members.

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About the Society for Cryobiology

The Society for Cryobiology was founded in 1964 to bring together those from the biological, medical and physical sciences who have a common interest in the effect of low temperatures on biological systems. The Society currently has approximately 300 members from around the world. The purpose of the Society is to promote scientific research in low temperature biology, to improve scientific understanding in this field, and to disseminate and apply this knowledge to the benefit of mankind. The Society requires of all its members the highest ethical and scientific standards in the performance of their professional activities.