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...
Biobanks can use slow freezing, rapid cooling or vitrification to cryopreserve and biobank mouse embryos.

Biobanking Science: Cryopreserving Mouse Embryos

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is one of the biggest suppliers of transgenic mice for biomedical research. JAX has a large biobank that cryopreserves and...

iSpecimen Marketplace Adds Expert Advisory Board

  The marketplace for human biospecimens, iSpecimen has its head office in Lexington, MA, USA. The company aims to provide researchers with the samples they...

The Arizona Biospecimen Consortium (ABC)

The biorepositories of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, and Maricopa Integrated Health System in Arizona state USA collaborate to form...

The American Migraine Foundation Launches Its New ARMR Biobank

According to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF), migraine is estimated to affect more than 37 million people in the U.S., however, a large, comprehensive,...

Brooks Automation, Inc. has acquired BioSpeciMan Corporation Biorepository

  Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRKS) is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences....
Biobanks can isolate macromolecules from paraffin-embedded tissues.

Biobanking Science: Mining Paraffin-Embedded Samples for DNA, RNA and Protein

Biobanks may choose to store biological samples as formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) blocks. FFPE preservation is the standard method of collecting and storing surgical pathology...

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) Biorepository

  Founded in 2011, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Biorepository (NMNH) is thought to be the largest museum-based natural history biorepository in existence....
UK Biobank quantifies DNA

Biobanking Science: UK Biobank Compares DNA Quantification Methods

UK Biobank is a major resource for health researchers around the world. UK Biobank collects and stores health, genetic and lifestyle data on 500,000...

International ME/CFS Canadian Collaborative Team Conference – Biobanking On The Agenda In Montréal

A Statistics Canada unpublished Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) reports that just over 560,000 patients were diagnosed with ME/CFS in 2015.  In Québec, tens...

$15 Million Awarded To nPOD – The World’s Largest Biobank Of Pancreatic Tissue

Type I diabetes (T1D) also known as juvenile diabetes, although many adults have T1D, is an autoimmune disease primarily mediated by T-cells that causes...