Abstract submission

Submissions are closed.

FINAL DRAFTS OF ALL ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS ARE DUE TUESDAY MAY 31st, 2022. 

All accepted abstracts must upload a final draft word document by TUESDAY 31st MAY. 

1. REVISE
1. Go to https://openconf.org/cryo2022 
2. Click ‘Check Status’ under the Author Menu 
3. Note acceptance and presentation type and reviewer comments (if any) and revise your abstract accordingly. Please take reviewer comments into serious consideration to improve the overall quality and readability of your abstract. 

Note – Not all abstracts will have reviewer comments. If your abstract has no reviewer comments you are still required to upload a final draft of your abstract by May 31st. 

2. FORMAT
Your abstract must be formatted to adhere to the following template. 

EXAMPLE FORMATTED ABSTRACT
DOWNLOAD EDITABLE ABSTRACT TEMPLATE  

Save your filename as Submission ID Number_LastName_FirstName. 

3. SUBMIT
1. Go to https://openconf.org/cryo2022
2. Click ‘Upload File’ under the Author Menu 
3. Fill in submission ID, password, and choose file (.doc and .docx only)
4. Click the upload button 

DONE! 

All abstracts will be submitted through an online abstract management service. You can type this information directly into the website, or copy and paste it into the relevant fields. Before you start you will need the following information ready:

  • Names, email addresses, and affiliations of all authors
  • Abstract title
  • Abstract body
  • Statement of Funding (if any)
  • Conflict of Interest Statement (if applicable)

 

Title
• Abstract title should typed in capital letters only. 

Word Limit
• Abstracts are limited to 300 words. You cannot input more than 300 words into the system. 

Author Names
• List the full first and last name of each author. Initials are optional and permitted for middle name(s).
• Do not use an initial instead of a full first name.
Examples: Arthur C. Coldstream; Peter Smith
Note – To enter a middle initial in the abstract management software, please add it after the first name, in the first name text box.

Affiliations
• List affiliation in the following format: Department (optional), Company/Institute, Town, State (optional), and Country.
• Do not list full postal addresses. 
• Please translate foreign names of companies/institutes into English.
Examples
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK 

Formatting
• References are not permitted within your abstract except in exceptional circumstances (e.g. retrospectives or overviews of a topic or field).
• Do not use sub-headings (e.g. introduction, methods, conclusion) in your abstract
• Do not use images, tables or figures. Only text will be published.
• Please use Me2SO not DMSO when referring to dimethyl sulfoxide.

Proof-Reading/Editing
• Submissions will be accepted in British or American English.
• If your first language is not English consider having a native English speaker proof-read your abstract, as abstracts which are well written and easy for the reviewers to understand have a better chance of being accepted for presentation.

In-Person Presenters will be notified by April 5th, 2022.

Virtual Presenters will be notified from April 19th, 2022 on a rolling basis. 

All abstracts which are presented at the annual meeting will be published in Cryobiology. Abstracts accepted to the meeting but not presented will not be published.

Topics & Categories

The Society for Cryobiology invites you to submit abstracts for CRYO2022 in the following categories:

Fundamental Cryobiology

Cryoprotectants, Ice Formation, Vitrification, Dry State / Anhydrobiosis, Cryoinjury, Modeling, Lyophilization

Fertility

Sperm, Oocytes, Embryos, Marine/Aquatic Fertility (all), Ovarian/Testicular Tissue

Cell, Tissue, Organ

Cell therapy, Stem Cell Preservation, Blood Preservation, Organ Preservation, Tissue Preservation

Plant

Adaptation to Low Temperature, Wild Species, Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture, Algae/Protoplasts/Cell Lines, Secondary Metabolites, Pharmaceuticals, Food

Other

Novel Tools & Technologies, Biobanking Best Practices, Quality Control, Thermal Medicine, Legal & Ethical Considerations, Animal Adaptations to Low Temperatures

  • Cryoprotectants
  • Ice Formation
  • Vitrification
  • Dry State/Anhydrobiosis
  • Cryoinjury
  • Modeling
  • Lyophilization
  • Sperm
  • Oocytes
  • Embryos
  • Marine/Aquatic Fertility (all)
  • Ovarian/Testicular Tissue
  • Cell Therapy
  • Stem Cell Preservation
  • Blood Preservation
  • Organ Preservation
  • Tissue Preservation
  • Adaptations to Low Temperature
  • Wild Species
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Horticulture
  • Algae, Protoplasts, and Cell Lines
  • Secondary Metabolites, Pharmaceuticals and Food
  • Novel Tools & Technologies
  • Biobanking Best Practices/Quality Control
  • Thermal Medicine
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations in Cryobiology
  • Animal Adaptations to Low Temperatures

Abstracts can be copied and pasted into the text box. If your abstract contains equations you are able to upload your abstract as a .doc or .docx file instead. All abstracts are limited to 300 words.