Online Webinar on Cryoconservation (2/10)

Location: Online

Date: 24 May 2022

Time: 17.00 - 18.00


NordGen Farm Animals has assisted FAO with the new FAO Guidelines “Innovations in cryoconservation of animal genetic resources”. A series of ten webinars based on the chapters in the draft FAO Guidelines will be arranged. The second webinar will take place on May 24th 17:00 (GMT+2, duration approximately one hour).

The webinars will take place on Teams, hosted by the FAO in collaboration with NordGen Farm Animals. The second webinar will address Section 3 in the guidelines and is titled “Choice of biological material to be preserved” and will be led by Dr Phil Purdy from the National Animal Germplasm Program of the United States of America.

A link to webinar 2/10 can be found here.

For more information, please contact NordGen Farm Animal’s Section Leader, Mervi Honkatukia at

Top photo: Tuula-Marjatta Hamama