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Introduction Precision medicine, targeted therapies, and disease prevention research has led to tremendous growth in biobanking worldwide. The biobanks are evolving in terms of operational

Here is your monthly curated pick of biobanking news, jobs, and events from across the globe. We hope you will find this enriching and valuable.

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

The human body has unspecialized cells called stem cells. Embryos and adults both have stem cells. In addition to their potential for self-renewal and multidirectional

The development of human tissue biobanks is now considered as an indispensable tool for the progression of biomedical research and the development of new therapeutic

Conservationists based at the UK’s Chester Zoo announced earlier this year that they have begun freezing tissue samples of the world’s rarest animals in an

Health Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Public Health Authority (Weqaya) Fahad Al-Jalajel inaugurated the National Biobank in Saudi Arabia. Al-Jalajel

Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, have launched India’s first fully annotated, relational, de-identified cancer image bank – CHAVI.

The University of Michigan Precision Health program is launching MY PART, a genetic testing program aiming to collect a more diverse and holistic biorepository for

The Coral Biobank, designed by Contreras Earl Architecture for the Great Barrier Reef Legacy, has been recognized as a leader in sustainable design at the