Cryobiology Journal

Cryobiology: International Journal of Low Temperature Biology and Medicine is the official journal of the Society for Cryobiology.
The journal is published in 6 issues annually by Elsevier and contains research articles on all aspects of low temperature biology and medicine including:

  • Preservation of cells and tissues for purposes of long-term storage
  • Cryosurgery - a minimally invasive approach for destruction of unhealthy tissue
  • Lyophilization (freeze-drying) of pharmaceuticals
  • The study of cold-adaptation of plants and animal
  • Frost hardiness in plants
  • Hibernation
  • Hypothermia
  • Medical applications of reduced temperature
  • Perfusion of organs for transplant surgery
  • Cryoprotective additives and their pharmacological actions
  • All pertinent methodologies

Online Access to Cryobiology

Electronic full text access of every issue of Cryobiology, from 1995 through to the current issue, is available to all members of the Society for Cryobiology free of charge.

Print subscriptions are available exclusively to members of the Society for Cryobiology. 


 Publish in Cryobiology

Read the Guide for Authors before submitting your manuscript.

Submit your manuscript for publication at https://www.journals.elsevier.com/cryobiology

Publication Fees 

Published manuscripts are subject to a page charge invoice of $35/page, however members in good standing of the Society for Cryobiology are eligible for waived page charges. Apply for membership today to enjoy free publishing. 

The open access fee for Cryobiology is $2,500 USD + tax. 

Color images printed in the hard copy journal are subject to an additional fee, invoiced directly by Elsevier. 


 Editors and Editorial Board 

Editor-in-Chief

David Rawson
Norfolk, United Kingdom

Associate Editors

W. John Armitage
Bristol, United Kingdom

Janet A.W. Elliott
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Barbara Reed
Philomath, Oregon, United States

Editorial Board

Jason Acker
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

John G. Baust
Binghamton, NY, U.S.A.

John Bischof
Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.

Kelvin G.M. Brockbank
Charleston, SC, U.S.A.

Mustafa Bucak
Konya, Turkey

Thomas A. Churchill
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

John H. Crowe

Davis, CA, U.S.A. 

Christina Cuello
Murcia, Spain

Peter L. Davies 
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Ram Devireddy
Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A .

Gloria D. Elliott
Charlotte, NC, U.S.A.

Ali Eroglu
Augusta, GA, U.S.A.

Barry J. Fuller
London, United Kingdom

Dayong Gao
Seattle, WA, U.S.A.

Mary Hagedorn
Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

Dirk K. Hincha
Potsdam, Germany

William Holt
London, United Kingdom

Tamotsu Hosino
Tokyo, Japan

Charles Hunt
South Mimms, United Kingdom

Jens O.M. Karlsson
Villanova, PA, U.S.A.

Franz Lahnsteiner
Salzburg, Austria

Juergen Liebermann
Chicago, IL, U.S.A.

Douglas R. MacFarlane
Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Steve F. Mullen
Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.

 Ann Oliver 
Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.

Ursula Rauen
Essen, Germany

Paul S. Rooney
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Jillian M. Shaw
Swinburne, Australia

Xiaohui Shen
Shanghai, China

Nucharin Songsasen
Front Royal, VA, U.S.A.

Andreas Sputtek
Hamburg, Germany

Wendell O. Sun
Shanghai, China

Michael J. Taylor
Charleston, S.C., U.S.A.

Willem Wolkers 
Hannover, Germany

Maureen J. Wood
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Brian Wowk
Fontana, CA, U.S.A.

Marc Yeste 
Girona, Spain


 History

Cryobiology published its very issue in 1964, the year the Society for Cryobiology was founded. Throughout its 56 year history the journal has been led by only five editors. 

2011 - Current: David M. Rawson
1994 - 2011: David E. Pegg
1972 - 1994: Arthur W. Rowe
1970 - 1972: Joseph A. Panuska
1964 - 1970: Theodore I. Malinin