The International Agency For Research On Cancer (IARC) Biobank (IBB)

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization (WHO). The aim of the IARC is to promote...
Biobanking professionals should be aware of leached compounds from plastic consumables.

Biobanking Science: Plastic Tubes Can Contaminate Biobanked Samples

Plastics Can Cause Experimental Errors in Biobanks Biobanks and laboratories use an array of plastic consumables such as pipette tips, sample storage tubes and cell...

Mars Petcare Acquires OptiGen, LLC And Its Extensive Canine Eye Disease Biobank

Mars Petcare a global business serving the health and nutrition needs of almost half the world's pets. With over 75 years of experience, Mars...

The UK ME/CFS Biobank – Building A Network

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a chronic, fluctuating, neurological condition that causes symptoms affecting many body systems, more commonly the nervous and immune systems. ME...

10 Top Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) For Biobanking

Biobanks are of growing importance to a number of organizations in biotechnology, the pharmaceutical industry and medical research due to the increased awareness of...

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spins Its BioVU® Biobank Into Nashville Biosciences

In 2016, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) was selected by the NIH to be the Data and Research Support Center for the biobank program...
Biobanking can cause significant freezing and thawing stress to cells.

Biobanking Science: New Non-Toxic Cryoprotectant Solutions

Cell therapy is a rapidly growing field that uses live cells to treat patients. This presents unique biobanking challenges because, unlike traditional pharmaceutical products,...

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. Has Released The X-Mini™ Cell Selection Kit For The CAR-T Research...

Two CAR-T cell therapies have been approved by the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within the past year for blood cancers. Cellular therapies...

Sekisui XenoTech Research Biobank Adds Fatty Liver Disease Assets

Sekisui XenoTech, LLC is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO). Established for almost 25 years, the company offers an ever-evolving selection of cell and...

The Frozen Ark Biobank

It has been estimated that dozens of species of plants and animals are currently experiencing extinction every day . Ecosystems are essential for the...
ultra-fast vitrification

Biobanking Science: High-Speed Freezing Protects Tumor Cell Quality

Biobanks around the world store many different types of biological samples. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are commonly stored in biobanks as these cells can...

ISBER And The Biobank Branch, China Medicinal Biotech Association (BBCMBA) Sign Affiliate Agreement

The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) seeks to address the harmonization of scientific, technical, legal, and ethical issues relevant to repositories...

Owlstone Medical Boosts Breath Biopsy Research With Kits And A Digital Biobank

Dogs have been used in criminal justice and forensic science settings for many years to detect the scent of missing persons or illicit drugs...