Monash University has officially launched Australia’s first industry-focused storage facility for biological material to support medical research and commercialization opportunities.
Biobanking Victoria is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a valuable link between researchers and industry, generously supported by the Victorian Government.
Led by Monash University in partnership with international leader Infinity BiologiX (IBX, USA), the flagship facility is also the first in Australia and one of few in the world to be accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).
Director of Biobanking Victoria and Chair of Precision Medicine at Monash University, Professor Melissa Southey, says this flagship facility is well-placed to meet the rise of precision medicine and the steep growth in the need for coordinated global biobanking.
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