ACEAnyone who is likely to use liquid nitrogen for cryopreservation or storage should know about its handling, properties and hazards.

Our colleagues at ACE are running a Liquid Nitrogen/Cryobank Training Day targeted for people in the IVF/ART world. It will take place on the 21st of May at the Marriott Hotel, Southampton Rd, Portsmouth, PO6 4SH:

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Topics will include hazards from uncontrolled release and asphyxia; differing types of cryogenic vessels for storage and delivery; safe handling in general and the choice and use of suitable  Personal Protective Equipment.

As a reminder, membership of ACE gives access to a worldwide community of Clinical Embryologists and allied professions with the following additional benefits:

  • Access to the HPC approved ACE CPD scheme
  • Support, advice and best practice guidelines
  • A private members' forum for exchange of ideas
  • Access to the quarterly magazine, 'The Embryologist'

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The photo shows ACE member Jon Taylor's New Life clinic in Epsom, SW London. More at

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