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UW - Madison Launches New Ophthalmology Tissue Biobank for Eye Diseases Research and Treatments

UW – Madison Launches New Ophthalmology Tissue Biobank for Eye Diseases Research and Treatments

The University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) has entered into a new partnership aimed at systematically collecting, storing, processing and distributing human eye tissue for research purposes.  The new ‘tissue biobank’ will provide investigators with high-quality...
European Commission Funded Genomic Data Infrastructure (GDI) Project Aims to Enable Cross-Border Access to Human Genomics

European Commission Funded Genomic Data Infrastructure (GDI) Project Aims to Enable Cross-Border Access to...

The European Genomic Data Infrastructure (GDI) is a new €40 million ELIXIR-coordinated project, jointly funded by the European Commission, under the Digital Europe Programme, and participating Member States. The aim of the project is to enable secure access to human genomics...
iSpecimen Appoints Joseph J. Basile to Board of Directors

iSpecimen Appoints Joseph J. Basile to Board of Directors

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 appointed Joseph J. Basile to...
ShellBank - World's First Traceability Toolkit and DNA database Launched to Disrupt the illegal Marine Turtle Trade

ShellBank – World’s First Traceability Toolkit and DNA Database to Stop Illegal Marine Turtle...

The world’s first traceability toolkit and global database of marine turtle DNA - ShellBank, was launched at the ongoing 19th Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), where member states adopted a...
DARWIN EU® Welcomes European Medicines Agency (EMA) Selected First Data Partners to Generate Real-World Evidence

DARWIN EU® Welcomes European Medicines Agency (EMA) Selected First Data Partners to Generate Real-World...

EMA has selected the first set of data partners to collaborate with DARWIN EU®, the Data Analysis and Real-World Interrogation Network. The data available to these partners will be used for studies to generate real-world evidence that will support scientific evaluations and regulatory decision making....
New Biobank to Facilitate Access to Livestock Samples and Data Launched in Uganda

New Biobank Launched to Facilitate Access to Livestock Samples and Data in Uganda

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led Boosting Uganda’s Investment in Livestock Development (BUILD) project has established a biorepository to support livestock sample storage and data management in Uganda. Housed at the National Animal Disease Diagnostics and Epidemiology Centre (NADDEC) in Entebbe, the...
A New Biobanking Site is inaugurated by Air Liquide Healthcare's four Biobanks Federate Under the Name BioKryo in Germany

Air Liquide Healthcare Brings Together it’s Four Biobanks Under the Name BioKryo in Germany

With a storage capacity of more than 20 million biological samples (tissues, cells ad DNA), the BioKryo network operates in three European countries, with four dedicated sites. Each site offers a complete range of cryogenic services, including storage temperatures from...
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...

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