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Executive Director and Officers 2020-2021

Adam Higgins

PRESIDENT
Adam Z. Higgins
Associate Professor
Oregon State University
Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering
Corvallis, OR 97331-2702 
United States

Dayong GaoPAST PRESIDENT
Dayong Gao
Origincell Endowed Professor
University of Washington
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Seattle, WA 98195-2600
United States
Greg Fahy

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Gregory M. Fahy
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer 
21st Century Medicine
14960 Hilton Dr
Fontana, CA 92336
United States

James Benson

SECRETARY
James D. Benson
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2 
Canada

David Rawson

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
David Rawson
Editor-in-Chief, Cryobiology
Professor Emeritus
Norfolk
United Kingdom

Steven MullenTREASURER
Steven F. Mullen
Senior Scientist, Team Lead-Cell Culture Media Development
Cook Medical 

500 W Simpson Chapel Road
Bloomington, IN 47404 
United States

Nicole EvansEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Nicole Evans
Executive Director
Society for Cryobiology
245 W Chase St
Baltimore, MD 21201
United States

 


Governors 2018 - 2020

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Ido Braslavsky
Associate Professor
Head of the Biochemistry and Food Science Program
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science, and Nutrition
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food, and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Rehovot, 76100001
Israel

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Tiantian Zhang
Deputy Dean of Research and Professional Practice
Faculty of Science and Technology

Bournemouth University
Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
United Kingdom

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Erik J. Woods
Co-Founder, EVP of Technical Operations & Chief Science Officer

Ossium Health
5754 W 74th St
Indianapolis, IN 46278
United States

 

Governors 2019 - 2021

Rob Ben

Robert Ben
Full Professor
Chemistry Department
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 
Canada

Estefania_Paredes

Estefania Paredes
Universidade de Vigo
Marine Biological Resource Functional Preservation Service
Estación Cientifica Mariña de Toralla (ECIMAT)
Vigo, 36911, Galicia
Spain

Gang Zhao

Gang Zhao
Deputy Director, Anhui Provincial Engineering Technology Research Center for Biopreservation and Artificial Organs
Professor, Department Chair Department of Electronic Science & Technology
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei 230027, Anhui 
China

 

 Governors 2020 - 2022

Yuksel Agca

Yuksel Agca
Associate Professor

University of Missouri-Columbia
Dept. of Veterinary Pathobiology
Columbia, MO 65211 
United States

Daniel Ballesteros

Daniel Ballesteros 
Early Career Research Fellow
Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology Department
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Wakehurst RH17 6TN, Ardingly
United Kingdom

Harriette Oldenhof

Harriette Oldenhof
Senior Scientist 
University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Unit for Reproductive Medicine
Bünteweg 15
30559 Hannover
Germany