Biobanking Science: Using FTA Cards to Preserve Nucleic Acids

Biobanking organizations may use a range of different methods to preserve biological samples including cryopreservation, fixation and paraffin-embedding and FTA cards. Biobanking Samples by Cryopreservation Cryopreservation...

The National Biosample Centre (NBC) UK

The National Biosample Centre (NBC) is operated by the UK Biocentre as a not-for-profit organisation and was established by the National Institute for Health...

Thinking Big At The ISBER 2018 Biobanking Meeting

The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) mission is to create opportunities for networking, education, and innovations for the global biobanking community....

10 Largest Biobanks in the World

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to be definitive. It was sourced from freely, openly available information on the internet. Due to the vastness...
Biobanking is an essential part of developing new cell therapies.

Biobanking Science: Perinatal Cell Therapies

Biobanking is an Integral Part of Cell Therapy Cell therapy is a rapidly growing medical field with the potential to treat a wide range of...

StemBioSys Raises $4.3M For New Products

StemBioSys has closed a $4.3 million Series B round of funding roughly two years after it began fundraising. The company spent much of 2017...

Cesca Therapeutics’ CTO Talks CAR-T Manufacturing

Cesca Therapeutics Inc. is in the business of developing, commercializing and marketing a range of automated technologies for CAR-T and other cell-based therapies. The...

Cytox To Make Use Of Mayo Clinic’s Alzheimer’s Biobank

Cytox is a precision medicine company with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. The Cytox scientific and proprietary technology platform is...

California Cryobank Stem Cell Services LLC Has Acquired Cord Blood America Inc

California Cryobank Stem Cell Services LLC ("FamilyCord"), has recently acquired Cord Blood America Inc. ("CBAI"), joining two of the industry's most respected stem cell...
Biobanked plasma samples had stable IL6 and CRP levels

Biobanking Science: How Storage Affects Inflammatory Biomarkers

Biobanking storage conditions can affect long-term sample quality and integrity1. A number of biomarkers are particularly sensitive to storage temperature and can degrade even...

BC Platforms Partners With Google Cloud For Global Services

BC Platforms, founded in 1997 from an MIT Whitehead project spinoff, is in the business of powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions. The...

Forever Labs Secures $2 Million For Stem Cell Banking

According to Health Services Research, approaching 80% of lifetime healthcare expenditures occur after age 40. Forever Labs was founded in 2015 with offices in Ann...

Agilent Technologies To Acquire Genohm

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Genohm, a privately held company. Genohm develops on-premise, highly differentiated, cloud-based software...