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Infinity BiologiX Acquires UK Based Roylance Pharma to Expand into Europe

IBX, a global leader in biobanking, bioprocessing and analytics, has acquired UK based biospecimen storage specialists Roylance Pharma. “We are excited to welcome the Roylance Pharma team into the IBX family. Combining our two great organisations serves to strengthen the...

Video: Professionalism and Career Prospects in Biobanking (Online Forum)

Watch the recording for session one of the free online biobanking forum "Biobanking – The Business Matrix" held last month, co-hosted by Biobanking.com. The session topic is Professionalism and Career Prospects in Biobanking. Having dedicated professional staff with the right...
CryzoTraq™ tubes for high integrity cryogenic storage

Cryogenic Storage of Biological Specimens

Ziath, a leading supplier of equipment, software and consumables to simplify your sample management process, offers a range of CryzoTraq™ tubes designed for high integrity cryogenic storage of biological specimens at temperatures down to -196°C. CryzoTraq™ 2D barcoded tubes are manufactured in a...

Coriell Institute Awarded $4.6 Million from NHGRI to Continue Managing Biorepository for Human Genetic...

The National Human Genome Research Institute has renewed its collaborative agreement with the Coriell Institute for Medical Research. For another five years, Coriell will continue to manage the NHGRI Sample Repository for Human Genetic Research, a collection of cell...

Importance of Cooperation Between Academic Biobanks and Biomedical Industry for Accelerating Personalized Medicine

Biological material and comprehensive data are referred as the fundamental resource for the progress in life science research, development of novel biotechnology methods along with investigations focused on new therapies. In this field, biobanks play a crucial role through...

Matrix Covid LIMS Provides Fast Start for Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories

Autoscribe Informatics has announced the release of a LIMS specifically optimized for Covid testing. The Matrix Covid LIMS is pre-configured for fast deployment into laboratories performing Covid testing. The solution has already been deployed in several clinical diagnostic laboratories...
Future Direction of Biobanking

Future Direction of Biobanking

Columns like this one is a great opportunity to share some thoughts with the biobanking community and get some feedback. This helps identifying those relevant to the biobankers and those that are not so relevant. Please continue to reach...
Cold Chain Best Laboratory Practices for Biobanking

Cold Chain Best Laboratory Practices for Biobanking

I always understood that a biobank is not an investigation laboratory practice but rather an investigative support service. For this reason, process control is a requirement for any installations where biological samples are collected, processed, stored, and distributed. To have...

The Importance of Biobanking in Modern Medical Research

Biobanking is a term that refers to the practice of collecting human and animal biological samples-including blood, urine, bone marrow, saliva, spinal fluid, and tissue for research purposes in order to further our understanding of health and disease. A...

Next Generation Automation Lab Achieves Huge Productivity Gains

Eli Lilly and Company and their industry partners, including sample management specialists – Ziath, are speeding the discovery of new medicines through the fully automated Lilly Life Sciences Studio (L2S2) lab in San Diego, USA.L2S2 was set up as...