|Graduation date from Fredonia:
|Major(s) while at Fredonia:
||PhD, University of Alaska at Fairbanks
|Present professional positions
||Institute of Biomedical Technology
||Department of Biological Sciences
||Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York Binghamton, New York
Laboratory Phone:(607) 777-2801
Office Phone:(607) 777-2775
Baust Web Page
|Past professional positions
|1994 - 2003
||Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery, Medical College of Pennsylvania
|1986 - 87
||Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
State University of New York, (Binghamton)
|1984 - 87
||B.J. Luyet Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute of Low Temperature Biology,
University of Houston
|1983 - 84
||Professor, Department of Biology, University of Houston
(Associate Professor, 1978; Assistant Professor, 1975)
||Visiting Scientist, Universities of Oslo and Trondheim
|1980 - 81
||Science Leader, National Science Foundation, Antarctic Peninsula region, Palmer Station
|1970 - 75
||Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, State University of New York (Geneseo)
|Professional affiliation(s), e.g. Boards, National Committees, etc.
|2007 - 2008
||American Urological Association: Member - Best Practice Policy Panel - Cryotherapy
for the Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer
||Member, Board of Directors, MicroPort Medical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
President Commission C1/IIR, Intl. Institute of Refrigeration,
|2006 - 2007
||Chairman & CSO, BioLife Solutions, Inc.
|2002 - 2006
||President & CEO, Biolife Solutions Inc.
||SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Entrepreneurship
|2000 - 2007
||Vice President Commission C1/IIR, Intl. Institute of Refrigeration
|1997 - 2001
||Chief Scientific Officer & Senior Vice President BioLife Technologies, Inc.
|1996 - 2001
||Chief Scientific Officer & Senior Vice President Cryomedical Sciences Inc.
|1993 - 1996
||Chief Scientific Officer & Vice President, R&D Cryomedical Sciences Inc.
|1995 - 96
||Executive Committee, Soc. of Urologic Cryosurgeons
|1990 - 92
||Vice President, Research & Development Cryomedical Sciences, Inc.
||Past-President, Society for Cryobiology
|1988 - 90
||Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Queue Systems Inc.
|1987 - 89
||President, Society for Cryobiology
|1986 - 90
||Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, LifeCell, Inc., Woodlands, TX.
|1983 - 2001, 2003-05
||Member, Board of Governors, Society for Cryobiology
|1982 - 85
||Science Advisor, American Foundation for Biological Research, Rockville, MD
|1978 - 82
||Vice President, Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Mariseed, Inc. Houston,TX.
Dr. John G. Baust is Lead Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton
and Director of the Institute of Biomedical Technology. He has also served President
and CEO of BioLife Solutions, Inc. and Cryomedical Sciences, Inc. Dr. Baust, received
his Ph.D. in Physiology from the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska
and directs multidisciplinary research programs in cryomedicine including areas such
as cancer biology, cell/tissue cryopreservation, hypothermic (low temperature) organ
preservation, and tissue engineering at both the University and within the biotechnology
industry. Dr. Baust is a member of the American Urological Association Best Practices
Panel on Cryotherapy of Localized Prostate Cancer, is Editor-in Chief of the journal
Cell Preservation Technology, Past President of the international Society for Cryobiology, U.S. Delegate to the
International Institute of Refrigeration and Commission President , and has serves
on the editorial boards of various journals. He has authored or co-authored more than
500 articles, chapters, patents and abstracts, served on numerous grant review panels
and provides extensive consultant services to government and industry. In 2007 he
co-edited the CRC text Advances in Biopreservation.