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Brooks Introduces TempAura Remote Temperature Monitoring For Small, Distributed Biosample Storage

CHELMSFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A., (25 January 2016) — Brooks Automation, a global provider of automated sample storage systems for compound management and biorepositories, has introduced TempAuraTM remote sample temperature monitoring. The solution’s do-it-yourself installation, simple operation, and Web-based data portal permit immediate response when sample conditions exceed tolerances. “TempAura is the only solution that brings easy […]

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Brooks Introduces First Sample Storage Tube with p-Chip Technology for More Reliable Sample Tracking and Security

CHELMSFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A., (25 January 2016) — Brooks Automation, a global provider of automated sample storage systems and consumables for compound management and biorepositories, has introduced the first commercial sample storage tube incorporating p-Chip® tracking technology. The p-Chip, a unique electronic microtransponder ID tagging technology, is 100 times smaller, far less expensive, and more reliable […]

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Brooks Introduces SampleStore III AC Automated Storage System with Acoustic Tube Technology

CHELMSFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A., (25 January 2016) — Brooks Automation, a global provider of automated sample storage systems for compound management and biorepositories, has introduced its SampleStoreTM III AC Automated Storage System — the first sample storage solution to incorporate acoustic tube technology that provides higher throughput and storage density. The acoustic tube technology, made available […]

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SLAS 2016

  BioStorage Technologies will be attending SLAS 2016 with Brooks Life Science Systems. SLAS2016, the Fifth Annual SLAS International Conference and Exhibition, will be held January 23-27 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA, USA. Visit Brooks/FluidX booth #1513/1613 to see the world’s most flexible, scalable sample management solutions that ensure cold-chain integrity […]

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Brooks’ Acquisition of BioStorage Technologies Promises Exciting New Integrated Sample Management Solutions

The New Year provides us a moment to reflect on what our industry has accomplished in supporting advancements in medical research and is a time to focus on where the industry is going in the future.  Today, bioscience research and development companies are challenged by government regulations, cost pressures by payers, declining research productivity and […]

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Saliva Collection Kits Designed for Automated DNA Extraction and Processing

The health and wellness market is on an upswing as consumers are seeking fast, easy and cost-effective ways to better understand their genetic ethnicity, family history and health status. Companies like Ancestry.com and 23andme are examples of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies that are using the collection of saliva to evaluate the DNA of individual. While […]

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ISBER 2016

ISBER 2016 Maritim Hotel Berlin Berlin, Germany April 5-8, 2016 Find us at booth #12. Look at our presentation from 2015.   William K Barnett, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Regenstrief Institute Chief Research Informatics Officer, and Lori A. Ball will hold a workshop at ISBER on: Transforming the Connectivity of Global Biospecimen […]

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Molecular Med Tri-Con 2016

Molecular Med Tri-Con 2016 Moscone North Convention Center San Francisco, CA March 6-11, 2016   Dr. Andrew Brooks will be speaking on Wednesday, March 9 at 4:15 in the Diagnostics & Genomics Channel on: Validation of Integrated Workflows and Reagents for RNA Sequencing from Blood: A Specific and Sensitive Solution for Research and Clinical Diagnostics […]

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‘Mastering Institutional Biospecimen Management’ Part Two

Part 1 in the November Biosample Buzz covered the business case including current challenges, major drivers, stakeholder engagement, requirements specification, solution selection, business plan and funding. Part 2 in the 2 part series below covers implementation & ongoing management including contract management, solution development and implementation, phased roll-out, tiered support & ongoing management (enhancement/operation) and […]

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JDRF – Turning Type One into Type None

Next generation therapies to ultimately cure and prevent type 1 diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is a leader the development of next-generation therapies like artificial pancreas technology, beta cell encapsulation, smart insulin that can turn on and off in response to blood sugar levels and, ultimately, methods for curing and preventing T1D. Driving this […]

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