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WEBINAR: Global Biorepository Virtual Tour





June 15, 2016
11 am to 12 pm EDT

Webinar Description:

The future advancement of targeted and personalized medical therapies is dependent upon the ability for researchers to effectively collect, process, store and manage research compounds and biological samples. The global management of research sample and integration of respective data can be a challenge for research organizations. Join us for a tour of our Center of Excellence Global Biorepository and participate in a live Q&A with sample management experts to learn how to bring state-of-the-art, comprehensive sample lifecycle management solutions to your research organization.

Learning Objectives:

The virtual tour of our center of excellence biorepository facility will enable you to learn:

  • Best practices in global sample lifecycle management from sample collection, transport, processing and protection to retrieval and disposal strategies.
  • How to deliver comprehensive life cycle sample management solutions across geographies that optimize your sample assets, reduce sample management costs and advance research discoveries.
  • Strategies for leveraging new innovative sample automation solutions to enable discovery and development research teams’ faster access to vital samples assets.
  • New transformational technology solutions that empower researchers with integrated sample intelligence.


Robin Grimwood

Global Business Unit Leader, Automated Stores

Brooks Life Science Systems


As the Global Business Unit Leader for Automated Stores, Robin leads an advisory team within BLSS to devise cross-business unit solutions that drive accelerated innovation, product development and growth. With over 24 years of experience in cell line and culture products, genetic research instrumentation and sample storage products, Robin joined Brooks in 2014 as part of the FluidX acquisition. He was a co-founder and director of the Fluidx business founded in 2006 which became a global leader in innovative sample storage consumables and instrumentation. Prior to joining Brooks, Robin held leadership positions including Director of European Sales for Thermo-Fisher, General Manager and Product Manager for Hollow Fiber Bioreactors and a number of technical and scientific positions with MRC (Cambridge) and AstraZeneca, where he focused on monoclonal antibody and assay development.


Brenda Slone

Senior Director, Global Biorepository Operations

BioStorage Technologies, Inc.


As the Senior Director Global Biorepository Operations, Brenda Slone is responsible for creating and implementing unique sample management solutions for strategic partnerships with laboratories, CROs, emerging pharma companies and in newly discovered business markets. Slone has over 15 years of experience in senior level operational management roles in supply chain, inventory management, logistics, distribution and operations. She led the development and implementation of best-in-class policies and procedures utilizing Six Sigma methodologies. In addition, she has a strong background in project management and change management. Slone earned an M.B.A. from Indiana University


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Cost: No cost!

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