project . 2019 - 2024 . On going

CRYOSOCIETIES

Suspended Life: Exploring Cryopreservation Practices in Contemporary Societies
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 788196 Call for proposal: ERC-2017-ADG
  • Funded under: H2020 | ERC | ERC-ADG Overall Budget: 2,497,590 EURFunder Contribution: 2,497,590 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2019
    End Date
    31 Mar 2024
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
Cryopreservation practices are an essential dimension of contemporary life sciences. They make possible the freezing and storage of cells, tissues and other organic materials at very low temperatures and the subsequent thawing of these at a future date without apparent loss of vitality. Although cryotechnologies are fundamental to reproductive technologies, regenerative medicine, transplantation surgery and conservation biology, they have largely escaped scholarly attention in science and technology studies, anthropology and sociology. CRYOSOCIETIES explores the crucial role of cryopreservation in affecting temporalities and the concept of life. The project is b...
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Description
Cryopreservation practices are an essential dimension of contemporary life sciences. They make possible the freezing and storage of cells, tissues and other organic materials at very low temperatures and the subsequent thawing of these at a future date without apparent loss of vitality. Although cryotechnologies are fundamental to reproductive technologies, regenerative medicine, transplantation surgery and conservation biology, they have largely escaped scholarly attention in science and technology studies, anthropology and sociology. CRYOSOCIETIES explores the crucial role of cryopreservation in affecting temporalities and the concept of life. The project is b...
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