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VUMC’s BioVU DNA Biobank

World’s Largest DNA Biobank Reaches Milestone to Store More than 300,000 Samples

BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biobank, has reached another milestone — deep-freeze storage of more than 300,000 biological samples. Launched in 2007, BioVU is the world’s largest DNA biobank based at a single academic institution. The samples, which are linked...
Automated Biobanking: Advantages, Benefits and Future Directions

Automated Biobanking: Advantages, Benefits and Future Directions

A biobanking system has become a crucial tool for improving healthcare outcomes through basic and clinical research. The revolution in biobanks, biorepositories, and biospecimen science is driven by a variety of technological advances including artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics,...
Ultra-low Temperature Freezers Have Become Important for Today’s Cell and Gene Therapies

Ultra-low Temperature Freezers Have Become Important for Today’s Cell and Gene Therapies

Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers (ULTs) can make an important contribution in the field of cell and gene therapies. For a long time, complex cryopreservation with liquid nitrogen was the standard for freezing all therapeutic substances. However, studies show that some...
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...
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...

Biobank Led by Simon Fraser University Aims to Preserve West Coast Kelp Forests for...

Led by biologist Sherryl Bisgrove, and supported by the Pacific Salmon Foundation, the team has developed a cryogenic freezing technique to store germplasm, or “seed”, of at-risk bull kelp in a biobank. This allows the team, which also includes postdoctoral fellow...
Texas Heart Institute Biorepository Received Equipment Grant from NIH to Support Automation and Modernization

Texas Heart Institute Biorepository Received Equipment Grant from NIH to Support Automation and Modernization

The Texas Heart Institute (THI) Biorepository and Biospecimen Profiling Core Laboratory has received an R24 grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the automation and modernization of the facility’s sample storage and handling process. With this $220,000...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Launches High-Tech Automated Biobank to Safeguard Critical Biospecimens

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Launches High-Tech Automated Biobank to Safeguard Critical Biospecimens

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened a state-of-the-art automated biobanking system that can store as many as 10 million biospecimens, including blood and body fluids, tissue, and genetic and protein material, at temperatures down to minus 80 degrees Celsius. The “BioStore”...
Using Ultra-Low Freezers to Maintain the Viability of Cell and Gene Therapy Products

Using Ultra-Low Freezers to Maintain the Viability of Cell and Gene Therapy Products

Many cell and gene therapy solutions have shown considerable promise as a source of possible treatments for a wide range of chronic disorders. However, these sophisticated therapies introduce additional barriers such as the requirements for ultra-low and cryogenic storage,...
ATCC Awarded New Contract from the National Cancer Institute to Process Biomaterials for Cancer Research

ATCC Awarded New Contract from the National Cancer Institute to Process Biomaterials for Cancer...

ATCC, the world’s premier biological materials management and standards organization announced that it has been selected as an awardee for the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) Field and Biospecimen Support Services contract. Under this contract, ATCC...

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