Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 20, 2009
CryoPort, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

20382 Barents Sea Circle, Lake Forest, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (949) 470-2300

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory
                  Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 20, 2009 the Company’s Board of Directors elected Larry G. Stambaugh to fill the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company as well as to maintain his position on the Board as Chairman. Mr. Stambaugh's election was effective immediately. The compensation package is currently under review by the Company’s Compensation and Governance Committee and will be filed for public view as soon as it is finalized.

Mr. Stambaugh, besides serving as the Company’s Chairman, is currently a Principal of Apercu Consulting where he serves as an advisor to several private and public boards and CEOs, concentrating on strategic business direction, turnarounds and board governance.  Mr. Stambaugh brings to the Company more than 30 years of successful experience building public and private global businesses and setting strategies. He also brings an extensive background in life sciences and clean tech including relationships with and knowledge of Contract Research Organizations (CRO’s), biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Peter Berry, the prior President and Chief Executive Officer, has taken on an advisory role with the Company as a consultant to Mr. Stambaugh, and will retain his seat on the Board of Directors.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

CryoPort, Inc.                                           
Date: February 26, 2009
By: /s/ Larry Stambaugh                     
Larry Stambaugh
Chief Executive Officer, President