Monday, February 7, 2011

Biorepositories Asia Session Spotlight: Build a Biorepository from the Ground Up: Lessons Learned from Industry Experts

Leading up to Biorepositories Asia, we'll be highlighting a session from the upcoming conference. It will take place April 11-13, 2011, in San Francisco, California. For more information, download the brochure.

Featured Session: Build a Biorepository from the Ground Up: Lessons Learned from Industry Experts


Laura Faron-Yowe, Senior Research Associate, Molecular Technologies, MILLENNIUM: THE TAKEDA ONCOLOGY COMPANY
John MacNeela, Former Manager of Laboratory Operations, GILEAD SCIENCES
Tracie DeHart, Senior Microbiologist, DOW AGROSCIENCES
Donna Russell, MHA, Director, Research Development, SEATTLE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

About the session:
Is your current storage system meeting your needs? Is it beginning to show signs of weakness? This full-day symposium provides the tools to evaluate your organization’s sample management needs and build a high-utility, sustainable biorepository that meets the needs of your organization. Workshop participants obtain the tools to:
• Identify planning, management, and requirements to develop and operate a biospecimen resource core facility
• Turn frozen samples into a usable biorepository
• Decide whether to archive or bank, understand the difference, and why they affect how you establish and utilize your biobank
• Select and manage appropriate equipment; make educated setup decisions to pinpoint optimal quantity of freezers; set proper temperature point on your thermometers and type of ventilation
• Evaluate sample management systems
• Know where to begin with resource documentation and how to handle it efficiently and thoroughly
• Understand when you need to outsource vs. manage in-house

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