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Webinar: Maximizing Biorepositories for Research & Drug Discovery

Genuity Science is bringing together a distinguished panel of experts from academia, research and industry to discuss opportunities and challenges facing biorepositories and biobanks around the world seeking to maximize their resources for research and drug discovery. Whether the...

Using Biobank Data to Estimate Genetic Variants Associated with Mortality in COVID-19 Patients

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a highly infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)1. The severity of COVID-19 and course of the infection is highly heterogenous. The majority of COVID-19 cases only have mild or...

Webinar: Implementation of OpenSpecimen at University of Maryland School of Medicine Biorepository

Date/Time: Dec 9 at 11 AM EST UMM Biorepository provides the resources for large-scale studies to empower clinical researchers to make discoveries in genomics and 'omics' science and translate these discoveries into more effective diagnostics and therapeutics. OpenSpecimen at UMM: Using...

Avantor® Opens New Biobank Facility in Germany to Support Scientific Research and Clinical Trials

Avantor, Inc. (NYSE: AVTR), a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries, just opened its new biorepository and sample archiving facility in Europe. Strategically located near the...

Regeneron to Sequence DNA Samples from UTHSC Biorepository in a Collaboration for Advancing Precision...

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has entered into an agreement with the Regeneron Genetics Center, a subsidiary of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the company to sequence DNA that has been voluntarily collected and stored as part of...

The Cryogenic Label Guide – Everything You Need to Know About Cryogenic Labels

About This Guide This guide is for anyone working in a biobank or laboratory seeking a comprehensive and reliable way of identifying and tracking biological samples destined for long-term cryogenic storage in liquid nitrogen or ultra-low temperature freezers. The guide should...

Establishing A Pediatric COVID-19 Biorepository

The global pandemic of COVID-19, caused by the highly infectious and transmissible coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, has become a leading cause of death in older adults. The risk of severe disease and death has been highest in older patients and in...

Discovery Life Sciences Acquires Europe-based East West Biopharma and Becomes the Global Market Leader...

Discovery Life Sciences™ (Discovery), a global leader in biospecimen, genomic sequencing, cell, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) services, announced today the acquisition of East West Biopharma, a leading human biospecimen contract research organization in Europe powered by the largest biocollection network in Ukraine. The...

Be The Match BioBank Cryopreservation Service Launched by NMDP/Be The Match

The National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match® today announced the launch of a new cryopreservation service, Be The Match BioBank, aimed at providing hematopoietic cell transplant patients, allogeneic blood stem cell donors and physicians a predictable path to transplant. Through...

Autoscribe White Paper Emphasizes the Role of LIMS in Supporting ISO17025 Accreditation in Efficiently...

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading global laboratory informatics provider, announced the release of a new white paper examining the role of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in supporting ISO17025 accreditation. The white paper explores the ways in which a...