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Society for Cryobiology

CRYO2016 Final Program Released!CRYO2016 logo

The Society for Cryobiology is excited to announce that the Final Scientific Program is now available.  Highlights from this year's Annual Scientific Meeting include more than 50 poster presentations, 130 oral talks and three exciting Plenary Sessions.  Delivering this year's Plenary talks are:

"Clinical trials of cell based and cell based gene enhanced therapies: The Ottawa experience"
Dr. David Courtman, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

"Microfluidic technologies for selection of cryopreserved or unprocessed sperm"
Dr. Utkan Demirci, Stanford University

"Adapting to Antarctica: Insights from an insect"
Prof. David Denlinger, Ohio State University

The Day-at-a-Glance and Final Scientific program can now be downloaded from the meeting website!

When: July 24-27, 2016
Where: Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Canada

Visit the CRYO2016 website now for details!


CRYO2016 Launches Meeting App!

In an effort to be more environmentally sensitive, the CRYO2016 meeting is attempting to go paperless!  New this year, we will not be printing a meeting program or the abstract book.  These documents will be available electronically through an innovative meeting app. Attendees are encouraged to download the Whoa CRYO2016 app (click here for instructions) and use this throughout the meeting to access meeting materials and to engage and connect with other meeting attendees.

The CRYO2016 App will allow attendees to:

  • Explore the profession profiles of event speakers and attendees
  • Send in-app messages and exchange contact info
  • Network and find attendees with common affiliations, educations, shared networks, and social profiles
  • Receive update notifications from organizers
  • Access the event agenda, GPS guidance, maps, and parking directions at your fingertips

The CRYO2016 event code is: cyrsz

Download the App now for iOS or Android devices!


CRYO2016 Scientific Program

The CRYO2016 Organizing Committee is proud to announce that the Day-at-a-Glance and the Preliminary Scientific Program are now available. Please go to the Scientific Program section of the CRYO2016 meeting website to view the program. As updates are made to the program, they will be posted to the meeting website.

We have an exciting scientific program for CRYO2016 and look forward to seeing you in Ottawa!

The Day-at-a-Glance can be found here.

The Final Scientific Program can be found here.

Attendees can now download the CRYO2016 Conference App by clicking here.



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.