G42 Healthcare Partners with Amazon Web Services to Develop Global Genomics, Proteomics and Biobanking Service

G42 Healthcare Partners with Amazon Web Services to Develop Global Genomics, Proteomics and Biobanking...

G42 Healthcare, an Abu Dhabi-based leading health tech company and a subsidiary of artificial intelligence and cloud computing company G42, has announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop new global genomics, proteomics, and biobanking service. The collaboration...
Final Sequenced Data Release from the World’s Largest Whole Exome Sequencing Project of UK Biobank

UK Biobank Released Final Data from the World’s Largest Whole Exome Sequencing Project

UK Biobank has added the final tranche of exome sequencing data to its research database. This represents the completion of cohort-wide exome sequencing for over 470,000 participants within the UK Biobank resource. These de-identified data can now be accessed...
University of Florida Diabetes Institute to Establish Novel Biobank to Study Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes

University of Florida Diabetes Institute to Establish Novel Biobank to Study Kidney and Cardiovascular...

A major step toward transforming the understanding of cardiovascular and kidney disease in the millions of Americans with diabetes occurred Thursday when the National Institutes of Health designated the University of Florida Diabetes Institute the home for a new biobank...
Spain and Italy National Biobanks Obtained International Biobank Standard ISO 20387 Accreditation

Spain and Italy National Biobanks Obtained International Biobank Standard ISO 20387 Accreditation

Two national biobanks, the Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología (IVO Biobank) in Spain and the Biobanca Multispecialista (BMS) in Italy, have just received biobank standard ISO 20387 accreditation. This is exciting news, because this serves as official recognition that these facilities have skilled personnel, the...
The Domino Effect: How Technology Works With Biobanks To Improve Patient Care

The Domino Effect: How Technology Works With Biobanks To Improve Patient Care

The process of biobanking is improving at an extremely rapid rate. More biological samples are being collected, allowing biobanks around the world to generate larger data sets of a higher quality. In turn, the global biobanking market is quickly...
New Research Study Explores the Use of Blockchain Technology to Protect Indigenous Genomic Data

New Study Explores the Use of Blockchain Technology to Protect Indigenous Genomic Data

Genomic data from Indigenous communities plays an important role in understanding an array of diseases; however, this data has often been used without informed consent. A team of UC San Diego researchers—including San Diego Supercomputer Center affiliate Timothy Mackey—recently...
eBook introduction to Effective Sample Management

eBook: Tips, Tricks and Solutions to Effective Sample Management

Ziath has published the latest version of its popular guide entitled 'Tips, tricks and solutions for effective sample management' in an easy-to-use eBook format. Written by highly experienced sample management professionals - the 2022 version of the guide book addresses key...
LifeCell and Cellutions BioStorage form Alliance to Launch Cryopreservation Bank

Cellutions BioStorage: A Research-to-Launch Cryopreservation Bank Created by LifeCell in India

Bridging the growing supply-chain gap in the preservation and maintenance of biospecimens by leveraging advanced technologies, Cellutions BioStorage, a research-to-launch Cryopreservation Bank was inaugurated on the 15th of July, 2022. The brainchild of India’s leading health-preneur, Mayur Abhaya -...
International conservation charity ZSL Partners with Nature’s SAFE Living Biobank to Preserve the Living Genetics of Endangered Species

Zoological Society of London Partners with Nature’s SAFE Living Biobank to Preserve the Living...

With more than 40,000 species currently at risk of extinction, ZSL has joined Nature’s SAFE’s mission to save those species most at risk – by providing samples from post-mortems undertaken at ZSL’s two conservation zoos, London and Whipsnade. The new...
New Project with $5.1 Million Funding Announcement has Considerable Impact on Bison Genome Biobank’s Development at USask

World’s First Bison Genome Biobank’s Development Boosted by $5.1 Million Funding from Genome Canada

The BIG project will apply new genomics solutions to better protect and conserve the wood bison population in Canada. It’s directly connected with the massive $17-million-dollar research initiative called “Integrated omics for sustainable animal agriculture and environmental stewardship” (IntegrOmes)...