INDIANAPOLIS, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As an invaluable resource to nearly every area of medical research and science, the biobank has become a critical asset in not only advancing new medical therapies, but also refining the understanding of health and disease which leads to better patient care. However, establishing an infrastructure, processes and technology to effectively collect, process, store and manage biological samples and the integration of their respective data can be a challenge for research organizations.
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With this mind, BioStorage Technologies, the global leader in sample lifecycle management, has launched a year-long series of three interactive webinars aimed at providing information on best practices for the lifecycle management of biological samples. Hosted by a BioStorage Technologies and Brooks Automation sample management experts, each webinar will highlight a specific challenge associated with biobanking and include virtual tours of our global biorepository, genomic bioprocessing facility, and innovative sample automation. The webinar series includes:
- BioStorage Technologies Center of Excellence Global Biorepository - State-of-the-art facility with a broad range of sample management and bioprocessing capabilities that sets the benchmark for commercial biorepositories. Attendees to this webinar, will learn best practices in global sample lifecycle management from sample collection, transport, processing and protection to retrieval and disposal strategies.
- RUCDR Infinite Biologics Center of Excellence Genomic Technology Center - A unit of the Human Genetics Institute of Rutgers University, RUCDR is the world's largest university-based biorepository specializing in research of genetic causes of diseases. This webinar will focus on the perfecting the science of biobanking, bioprocessing and analytics.
- Brooks Life Sciences Solutions Integration of Sample Automation - As leaders in the development of innovative automated sample management systems for more than one billion compounds and biological samples worldwide, Brooks Life Science Solutions has a strong focus on the long-term integrity of research samples, supporting cold chain management and enabling data storage and security. This webinar will focus on strategies for integrating innovative sample automation solutions with sample storage and bioprocessing solutions to enable discovery and development research teams' faster access to vital samples assets.
"The role of sample lifecycle management in today's medical research environment cannot be understated, as these scientific assets have the potential to unlock cures for some of our most chronic, rare and devastating diseases," said Brenda Slone, Senior Director of Global Biorepository Operations, BioStorage Technologies, Inc. "This webinar series is aimed at helping research organizations optimize their biological samples by implementing standardized best-practice methods for sample handling, storage, genomic bioprocessing, advanced automation and data integration."
Serving hundreds of bioscience clients around the world and all of the top 20 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, BioStorage Technologies is the recognized industry leader in comprehensive sample lifecycle management and genomic bioprocessing solutions for research organizations around the world.
For more information, or to register for this free webinar, please visit http://bit.ly/BST-Tour.
About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.:
BioStorage Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Brooks Automation, is the premier, global provider of comprehensive sample lifecycle management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering flexible onsite, offsite and hybrid models, we provide an expert team of sample management consultants, industry-leading temperature-controlled storage facilities, global logistics services including our Relofleet® mobile biorepository, innovative sample bioprocessing and ISIDOR®, a transformational technology solution for sample and research data integration.
For more information, visit www.biostorage.com or call +1 866 697 2675 for North America, +49 6155 898 1011 for Europe or +65 31576199 for Singapore or +86 10 8587 2390 for China.
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