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How to Preserve the Integrity of Blood Samples with a Reliable Cold Chain

How to Preserve the Integrity of Blood Samples with a Reliable Cold Chain

Blood samples contain numerous components such as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. To ensure the integrity of stored whole blood samples, it is important that the collection, processing, and storage of these components are performed...
Accelerating Development of Revolutionary Biological Dyes

Accelerating Development of Revolutionary Biological Dyes

Rapid 2D barcode rack readers and automated tube picking equipment from Ziath are helping Colorifix (Norwich, UK) to accelerate development of revolutionary biological dyes to help the textile industry dramatically reduce its environmental impact. Dyeing of fabrics by the textile industry represents one of Man's most polluting industrial processes, using...
QC Chart Function Matrix Gemini LIMS

LIMS Data Analytics Discussed in Autoscribe Webinar

One of the many benefits of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is that all laboratory data is captured in one place. This allows laboratories to easily extract Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and detailed management statistics from the data,...
Biobank Väst in Sweden Become the First Nordic Biobank within BBMRI-ERIC Network to Achieve Quality Label (Photo Credit: Biobank Väst)

Biobank Väst Becomes the First Nordic Biobank within BBMRI-ERIC Network to Achieve ISO Quality...

“As the first biobank in Sweden and the Nordics, we have taken a step closer to accreditation towards the international standard ISO 20387:2018. Quality Label is proof that we meet the requirements of the standard and thus obey the...
Tampa General Hospital Partners with USF Health to Establish Precision Medicine Biorepository

Tampa General Hospital Partners with USF Health to Establish Precision Medicine Biorepository

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and USF Health is announcing the opening of the TGH | USF Health Precision Medicine Biorepository. The Health Precision Medicine Biorepository is a secure facility that collects, catalogs and stores samples of biological material for medical research. “The biorepository will drive leading-edge scientific collaboration with the...
Sample lifecycle in a human biobank

Utilizing Modular Biobanking Software in Different Types of Biobanking Activities

Abstract Biobanking defines all activities linked to bioresource management—whether of human, animal, microbial, or environmental origin—which means that any biobank information management system should take into account the multistep life cycle of the samples: from acquisition, through preparation, storage, to...
Newly Launched African-centric Biobank Offers Access Researchers to African Biospecimens to Diversify Genomics and Translational Research

Newly Launched African-centric Biobank Offers Researchers Access to African Biospecimens to Diversify Genomics and...

MyAfroDNA is a limited liability company that provides a solution to the significant lack of African representation in translational and genomics research. The African-centric biobank offers access to ethically sourced African biospecimens across several therapeutic areas for researchers interested in...
iSpecimen

iSpecimen Launches New Open Feasibilities Dashboard on the iSpecimen Marketplace Platform to Enhance Biospecimen...

iSpecimen Inc. (Nasdaq: ISPC) (“iSpecimen” or the “Company”), an online global marketplace that connects scientists in need of biospecimens for medical research with a network of healthcare specimen providers, announced that the Company has launched its new self-service Open...
Global Biobanks Collaboration Identified Novel Gene Variants for a Rare Severe Lung Disease

Global Biobanks Collaboration Identified Novel Gene Variants for a Rare Severe Lung Disease

The study, led by the University of Helsinki, identified seven previously novel genetic risk factors for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Only one of these would have been identified if the study had utilized data from European biobanks only. Global collaboration enabled...
Sampled Launch New Informatics Platform, SampledSphere

Sampled Launch New Informatics Platform, SampledSphere

SampledSphere is a new Informatics platform offering a 360-degree view of sample data 5 pillars of sample data including storage, research, transport, analysis, research and transport First pillar to launch is focussed on replacing pre-existing sample storage solution Sampled1 launch...