JULY 19 – 22, 2022

Welcome to CRYO2022

COVID-19 has changed the meetings industry forever. The Society for Cryobiology is keeping pace with the demand for virtual participation and offering the first hybrid meeting, featuring in-person symposium, round-tables sessions, and poster sessions and additional virtual content.

Shaking hands has gone out of style, but we still look forward to seeing you again in-person in Dublin, Ireland!

The Society for Cryobiology

Society  for Cryobiology members are at the forefront of the world’s most exciting research. They are leading the charge to solve the problem of human organ storage for transplantation; at the forefront of human fertility and reproductive medicine; securing the world’s food resource through long term genetic preservation of agriculturally important species and crops; and protecting and preserving the world’s endangered flora and fauna. 

Join the Society for Cryobiology.

The Society for Low Termpature Biology

The Society for Low Temperature Biology (SLTB) was founded in 1964, it became a Registered Charity in 2003 (Charity Commission for England & Wales No. 1099747) with the purpose of promoting research into the effects of low temperatures on all types of organisms and their constituent cells, tissues and organs. Such studies have applications in diverse scientific fields, from biology and medicine to engineering , conservation and environmental science.

Join the Society for Low Temperature Biology.

Notices & Updates

A picture speaks 1000 words… Can you tell a scientific story through an original image? First place winner will receive £150, with cash prizes for 2nd and 3rd place as well. Learn about your eligibility & competition rules on our Photo Competition page.

The room block at the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham is fully booked. If delegates still wish to stay onsite the hotel has advised to keep an eye on their website and if you find availability for your selected dates then book directly. Please note the group rate does not apply to direct bookings. For alternative accommodations, please visit our Accommodation page.

The CRYO2022 program is now online! A big thanks to the Program Committee & Organizers who put together a fantastic program this year!

Thank you to all our abstract authors! You should receive a notice by May 30, 2022 regarding your presentation status.

Thank you to all our applicants! You can expect to receive a notice by May 30, 2022. Best of luck

The Society for Low Temperature Biology (SLTB) was due to hold their 2022 annual meeting this October in Ukraine to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Institute for Problems of Cryobiology and Cryomedicine. Due to the Russian invasion and ongoing war this is no longer possible. 

For this reason the Society for Cryobiology and Society for Low Temperature Biology are combining forces for a joint meeting.

Although the reason for the joining of our meetings is tragic, we look forward to this collaboration which affords the opportunity to strengthen the bonds between our respective societies. 

The Student Award & Travel Grants have been reopened until April 21, 2022, to allow students from the SLTB to participate. Additional student applications from the Society for Cryobiology will also be considered.

Please visit our Registration page to view the Standard and Late rates as well as the Virtual rates. We explain our cancellation policy and even provide a Virtual Registration discount for delegates from Low Lower-Middle Income Countries.

We are no longer accepting applications for Student Awards & Travel Grants. Good luck to the students who applied!

We have extended the submission date till April 30th, 2022.

On January 22, 2022 the Irish goverment lifted most of the COVID-19 restrictions. Social distancing, contract tracing, and vaccinations are no longer required in Ireland or at CRYO2022. Please read our COVID-19 Response page for more details and updates.

Abstracts will be open till March 15, 2022. Please review the guidelines prior to submission.

Welcome to CRYO2022! We’re excited to bring you the Society for Cryobiology’s first ever hybrid meeting, featureing both in-person and virtual components. Please contact us if you have any questions about the meeting or website.

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Our COVID-19 Response

Your health and safety are our top priority. We are committed to providing you with updated information regarding travel requirements, health expectations, and safety protocols. 

CRYO2022 in-person delegates must abide by all mandates and laws pertaining to gatherings as detailed by the Irish Government and Failte Ireland and any additional rules put in place by the Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin

Current Status
Since Sunday 6 March 2022, travelers to Ireland are not required to show proof of vaccination, proof of recovery, or a negative PCR test result upon arrival. Travelers to Ireland are no longer asked to complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form. There are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements for travelers to Ireland. Any individual that develops COVID-19 symptoms while in Ireland should follow the HSE guidance in relation to isolation and undertaking antigen or PCR testing as appropriate.

If you contract COVID-19 and are unable to travel to CRYO2022 in person the Society for Cryobiology will transfer you to virtual registration and refund the balance. We have also made special arrangements with the meeting hotel that on receipt of a medical certificate or verified positive COVID test your pre-booked accommodation is fully refundable. 

Read the FAQ on our COVID-19 Response page.