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CryoPod™ Carrier for the Holidays – Giveaway Winner

We have a winner from our 2016 Holidays Campaign! Robbi Garrison, Technical Leader Cell Banking for Bioengineering and Bioprocessing R&D at Dow AgroSciences, is the winner of the CryoPod™ Carrier featured in our December giveaway. The CryoPod™ Carrier is a truly safe, portable liquid nitrogen (LN2) based trackable device for handling samples below -150°C. The […]

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Brooks Life Science Systems Optimizes Workflow and Improves Sample Throughput with New FluidX™ IntelliXcap™ Decapper

For Immediate Release: February 3, 2017       Brooks Life Science Systems Optimizes Workflow and Improves Sample Throughput with New FluidX™ IntelliXcap™ Decapper New 96-format whole rack capper/decapper features industry’s first interchangeable cartridge system for use with a wide range of tubes     CHELMSFORD, MA – Brooks Life Science Systems, a global leader in automated solutions […]

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How safe are your samples?

Introduction Plastic storage tubes are used in laboratories worldwide to store biological and chemical samples. As most plastics are supplied as sterile, pyrogen- and DNAse/RNAse-free, it is generally accepted that this guarantees product integrity. Many confuse “Clean” with “Sterile”, post production sterilisation only guarantees that there are no viable organism and does not relate to […]

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Cold Chain Temperature Regulation: The Fish Stick Paradox

Ian Pope, Manager of Regional Sales, Cryogenic Products Cold chain logistics, temperature monitoring and data capture are becoming increasingly more sophisticated and important to R&D organizations managing biological and cellular samples. Unlike samples within the biopharmaceutical industry, frozen food is an area in which regulations exist for how foods are routinely frozen, stored and shipped. […]

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Specimen Storage and Distribution Models: Paradigms, Shifts, Strategies and Benefits

Specimen Storage and Distribution Models: Paradigms, Shifts, Strategies and Benefits Presented at the ISBioTech Conference Dec 2016 by Ian M Pope, PhD Global Cryo Solutions, Brooks Life Science Systems Scientists and researchers choose cryopreservation to truly preserve the cells or tissues they are storing. In most cases, preservation doesn’t simply enable the ability to measure a […]

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Two Strategies for Knowledge Dissemination in Biobanking

The Canadian Tissue Repository Network Biobank Certification and the College of American Pathologists Biorepository Accreditation Programs:  Two Strategies for Knowledge Dissemination in Biobanking Please take a moment to read the above publication which appears in the December journal of Biopreservation and Biobanking. Advances in health research and the growth in personalized medicine has increased the […]

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Brooks Automation Announces the Acquisition of Cool Lab, LLC

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) announced today that it has acquired Cool Lab, LLC, a subsidiary of BioCision, LLC. Cool Lab provides a range of innovative, patented, and/or patent-pending applications for sample cooling and freezing, controlled rate freezing, portable cryogenic transport and archival storage solutions for customers’ temperature […]

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Ensuring Cold Chain Protection for Valuable Sample Assets: Cryopod™ Carrier and Automatic LN2 Filling Station

Ensuring Cold Chain Protection for Valuable Sample Assets: Cryopod™ Carrier and Automatic LN2 Filling Station Launched in 2015, the CryoPod™ Carrier – an innovative, portable LN2 sample transport device – and the accompanying benchtop compatible Automatic LN2 Filling Station, won two product innovation awards for the year (ISBER & ESBB).  As a handy portable device, […]

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MURDOCK Study partners with BioStorage Technologies for storage, management of samples

MURDOCK Study partners with BioStorage Technologies for storage, management of samples KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Sept. 28, 2016—Duke University has partnered with BioStorage Technologies, Inc. in Indianapolis for storage and management of the biological samples provided by Kannapolis and Cabarrus County residents for the landmark MURDOCK Study. Study leaders needed to develop an alternative storage option due to […]

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ISBER

ISBER Booth 401/500 9-12 May 2017 Toronto, Canada

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