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...
How to Preserve the Integrity of Blood Samples with a Reliable Cold Chain

How to Preserve the Integrity of Blood Samples with a Reliable Cold Chain

Blood samples contain numerous components such as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and plasma. To ensure the integrity of stored whole blood samples, it is important that the collection, processing, and storage of these components are performed...
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...
Tampa General Hospital Partners with USF Health to Establish Precision Medicine Biorepository

Tampa General Hospital Partners with USF Health to Establish Precision Medicine Biorepository

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and USF Health is announcing the opening of the TGH | USF Health Precision Medicine Biorepository. The Health Precision Medicine Biorepository is a secure facility that collects, catalogs and stores samples of biological material for medical research. “The biorepository will drive leading-edge scientific collaboration with the...
Sample lifecycle in a human biobank

Utilizing Modular Biobanking Software in Different Types of Biobanking Activities

Abstract Biobanking defines all activities linked to bioresource management—whether of human, animal, microbial, or environmental origin—which means that any biobank information management system should take into account the multistep life cycle of the samples: from acquisition, through preparation, storage, to...