Applications of Microbial Biobanking in Research and Industry

Applications of Microbial Biobanking in Research and Industry

Introduction Microbial biobanking is a vital resource, serving as a modern-day vault where we don't store gold or gems, but something far more crucial for our future—microbes. These biobanks are key to preserving microbial diversity, which is essential for advancing...
Enhancing Protein Analysis in Biobanking: The Role of Advanced Western Blotting Techniques

Enhancing Protein Analysis in Biobanking: The Role of Advanced Western Blotting Techniques

Biobanking has revolutionized medical research by improving the storage and utilization of biological samples such as tissues, cells, DNA, and proteins for a wide range of scientific investigations. This method facilitates the organized collection and preservation of diverse biological...
Biobanking: A Silent Hero in the Fight Against Climate Change

Biobanking: A Silent Hero in the Fight Against Climate Change

Introduction Climate change is a pressing global concern that affects all aspects of our lives. While much attention is given to industries and sectors contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, there is another area making a significant contribution to environmental sustainability...
Unlocking the Future Evolution and Impact of Biobanking Networks in the Next Decade

Unlocking the Future: Evolution and Impact of Biobanking Networks in the Next Decade

Over the next 3, 5, and 10 years, biobanking networks are expected to have a significant impact across various areas, including human biomedical research and healthcare, environmental protection, food sciences, animal welfare, or artificial intelligence-driven solutions. As research methodologies...
A No is Always a Yes as well - Important for Successful Biobanking

A No is Always a Yes as well – Important for Successful Biobanking

Welcome back to my column. I look forward to your questions and comments at daniel@biobanking.com. Today it's about saying no to become successful. Warren Buffett, one of the richest people in the world, is said to have once said: "The difference...
Are You Just Seeking Approval Digging Deep into Biobanking Ethics

Are You Just Seeking Approval: Digging Deep into Biobanking Ethics

This is going to be a bit deep, but bear with me... Biobankers are interested in ethics. To manage our tissue collections we need either approval by an ‘Ethics Board’ or we operate as part of a regulatory system used...

Defining biobanks: To be or not to be…… what was the question?

“Is a biobank a facility or research project?” This was a question asked in an international biobanking community forum back in April 2021. Answers were equivocal with many respondents taking an each way bet saying ‘both’. But this is...

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...
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...

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