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Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Biotechnology – We are in a golden age of medical research

Written by Saptarshi Sengupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager – Denodo Biotech, medical research and drug discovery – all of these come at a very high cost but brings along significant benefit to humankind. A blockbuster drug can cure a critical disease for hundreds of thousands of patients across the globe and can earn the pharma […]

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Brooks Life Science Systems Introduces BioStore™ IIIv, the Industry’s First -80C LN2 Automated Storage System for Biological Samples

For Immediate Release: May 10, 2017 Brooks Life Science Systems today announced the global launch of BioStore IIIv, the world’s only -80C LN2 automated storage system for biological samples. BioStore IIIv combines the advanced technology that has made Brooks Life Science Systems a worldwide leader in automated sample management with the industry-leading performance of Chart® […]

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Brooks Life Sciences Launches its BioStudies Biobank Data Management System with Built-in Data Visualization Capabilities from MicroStrategy

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2017 Brooks Life Sciences Launches its BioStudiesTM Biobank Data Management System with Built-in Data Visualization Capabilities from MicroStrategy Life Science companies, academic research institutions and biobanks can now achieve comprehensive visualization of biobank sample collection data with disparate databases Chelmsford, Mass. May 8, 2017 – Brooks Life Science Systems (Brooks) […]

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A Global Resource for Somatic and iPSC lines

by Dr. Michael Sheldon, Bioprocessing Solutions Alliance/RUCDR Infinite Biologics The emergent field of cell-based regenerative medicine offers incredible promise for the treatment of human disorders. Such endeavors will require close cooperation between the academic research community and the commercial sector to bring discoveries to the clinic. The process of translating discoveries of the etiology and progression […]

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A Unique Model Committed to Discovery with Purpose

A vision, driven by energizing deliberate collaboration among passionate, focused entrepreneurs and innovators in the fields of life science and technology is shaping up to be a unique model for speeding discovery via partnerships. Understood to be the first of its kind as a public-private collaboration model, the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI) was established […]

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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 for […]

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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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