UCL project tracking viruses through time and space wins at IET Awards

Article originally posted on the UCL website A major five-year project has won the prestigious Healthcare Technologies award at this month’s Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Awards. ICONIC (Infection response through virus genomics), was a flagship Wellcome Trust and National Institute for Health Research co-funded project, hosted at UCL and now translated into the University... Read more →

With a Mind for the Past, a Step Forward

William Schleif, Biorepository Manager, The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Pediatric Biorepository The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Pediatric Biorepository recently celebrated the public unveiling of its expansion into a new 4,000 square foot facility, located in the heart of the recently constructed Research and Education Building (REB). The new building, 7-stories... Read more →

Have you downloaded WeChat for ISBER 2019? China’s “app for everything”!

written by Ayat Salman, MSc. Phd(c) (Manager HPB/Transplant Clinical Trials and Vice-chair ISBER Communications Committee) and Jim Vaught (Editor-in-Chief Biopreservation & Biobanking) What is WeChat? Social media platforms have occupied and played major roles in business marketing as well a communication platform in science and research. Whereas everyone is aware of the major... Read more →

The International Resource Locator Seeks Participation!

The study of human biospecimens is a fundamental to clinical and basic cancer research. Finding and obtaining quality human biospecimens can be a challenge to successfully understand cancer progression, discovery and validation of biomarkers. The ISBER WG for International Resource Locator (IRL) was established with the generosity and help from... Read more →