The Society of Low Temperature Biology

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SLTB 2017 - Aurora, British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, 19-20th Sept 2017

Merry Christmas to all our members! As a special Christmas present to everyone, we're giving details of next year's exciting meeting SLTB2017!


The date of 19-20th September 2017 has been set, to be held at Aurora, British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge. This meeting promises to be an exciting landmark for SLTB! Please save the date and more details will follow soon!

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Our Aims & Benefits

SLTB exists

To advance the education of the public in the science of low temperature biology.
To advance the science of low temperature biology.
To promote research into the science of low temperature biology and
To disseminate the useful results to the public.

The Society holds at least one main meeting each year. The Audrey Smith Travel Fund provides support for members of the Society for Low Temperature Biology to attend conferences and meetings.


The Society for Low Temperature Biology (SLTB) was founded in 1964, it became a Registered Charity in 2003 (Charity Commission for England & Wales No. 1099747) with the purpose of promoting research into the effects of low temperatures on all types of organisms and their constituent cells, tissues and organs. Such studies have applications in diverse scientific fields, from biology and medicine to engineering , conservation and environmental science.

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