Monday, August 29, 2011

Announcing Exclusive Updates to the Biorepositories Event

We're excited to share with you exclusive updates to the 4th Annual Biorepositories conference featuring these updates:

New Sessions including:
Regulatory Keynote - Setting New Biorepository Performance Standards
Dr. Helen Moore, Biospecimen Research Program Coordinator, NIH’s Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research

Strategies to Create Quality Attributes and Streamline Searches of Biorepository Specimens
Renu Vora, Senior Associate Scientist, Centocor

Case Study Spotlights on Incorporating Next-Generation Technology into your Biospecimen Management:  


Innovative Systems Pathology for Functional Interrogation of Biospecimens
Michael Roehrl, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

High-Throughput Techniques for Diagnostic Testing and Blood-Banking, and Use of Excess and Discarded Materials in a CLIA Lab 
Lynn Bry, MD, PhD, Associate Director, PARTNERS HEALTHCARE

Coupling Biorepositories with Informatics and Mining of EMR Data for Future Use
Wendy Wolf, PhD, Executive Director – Biorepositories, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL BOSTON

Technical Advances in Frozen Sample Aliquotting to Boost Sample Homogeneity and Renewability
Dale Larson, Director, Biomedical Systems Group, DRAPER LABORATORY

Testing the Effects of Anhydrobiosis and Ambient Storage on RNA Sequencing
Kristin Ardlie, PhD, Director, Biological Samples Platform, BROAD INSTITUTE

For more information on these updates and the complete agenda, download the brochure here.  Biorepositories 2011 is taking place September 19-21, 2011 in Boston, MA as a part of the Clinical Business Expo.


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2 comments :

Kate Dunkin said...

Great post Jennifer, it was very interesting! I have been doing a lot of research about biobanking software because a co worker mentioned it to me and how it can really be a huge help when it comes to managing your bio-specimens. That's how I came across you blog and I'm happy I did because this was a very informative post on the Biorepositories event. Thank you for sharing this with us, I'm going to show my co worker this!

Jennifer said...

Kate - our next Biorepositories event will take place in September 2013!

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