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2010-09-23 09:59:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The volume of biological samples generated during clinical research is rapidly increasing as the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries shift their focus from traditional medicine to molecular-based therapeutics. The growing use of genomics and biomarkers in the discovery process has put an increasing emphasis on the value of sample integrity and the practices that life sciences companies employ to collect, store and distribute clinical trial...

2010-09-08 07:00:00

POWAY, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NEXUS Biosystems, Inc., a leading innovator and worldwide provider of automated sample management systems, today announced the completion of the acquisition of REMP AG of Switzerland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tecan Group. NEXUS announced on July 15, 2010 that it would acquire Tecan's worldwide REMP Sample Management business. REMP is a leading global provider of sample management systems and related sample management devices, instruments,...

2010-08-19 13:57:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies Inc., a global leader in sample management, cold chain logistics and biomaterial storage for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, will be a lead sponsor and presenter at the 3rd annual Biorepositories Conference, September 27-29, 2010, in Boston. Managed by the Institute for International Research (IIR), Biorepositories is an annual conference that brings together the industry's top executives, research...

2010-06-08 15:01:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD), a leading provider of drug development services, announced today that it has opened a state-of-the-art biorepository facility at its Greenfield, Indiana location. The 20,000-square-foot building is dedicated to long-term storage of clinical trial specimens. The facility is able to store a wide-range of specimens, including plasma, serum, whole blood, DNA, PBMC, and tissue. Covance, through its market-leading...

2010-05-11 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomatrica, Inc. today announced the launch of Biomatrica Connect(TM), a solution-centric partnership program established with industry and academia to advance technologies for ambient room temperature storage and management of nucleic acids. The Biomatrica Connect(TM) (www.biomatrica.com/aboutus_partners.php) is a scientific/industry partnership for the development, testing, validation and use of novel technologies from Biomatrica for long term...

2010-03-30 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS and BELTSVILLE, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fairbanks Institute for Healthy Communities, the Indianapolis not-for-profit organization working to improve community health, and BioServe, a global provider of biomaterial and genetic research services, today announced that they will co-market INbank(TM), a next generation biorepository that was recently launched by The Fairbanks Institute. This deal will help to make INbank's(TM) information rich biological samples widely...

2010-03-23 12:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc., a worldwide provider of temperature controlled sample storage and management, and Biomatrica®, a leader in room temperature sample stabilization, today announced a strategic alliance that will enable customers to leverage both companies' core strengths. BioStorage Technologies' facilities will offer its clients the option to utilize Biomatrica's dry storage technology, which provides security-controlled...

2010-02-01 06:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to a growing need for compliant and cost-effective solutions for shipping temperature-sensitive biological samples and materials, BioStorage Technologies announced the launch of its new mobile biorepository - OSIRIS(TM) (Overland Sample Inventory Relocation and Intelligent Shipping). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100201/DE46696 ) BioStorage Technologies is the first sample storage and management company to design a mobile...

2009-06-11 06:07:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc., a worldwide provider of long- and short-term storage of biomaterials, sample management and cold chain logistics, announced it will participate in the Institute for International Research (IIR) 2nd Annual Biorepositories Conference, September 21 to 23, 2009 in Philadelphia, as the event's platinum sponsor. Biorepositories 2009 is the only U.S.-based biobanking conference designed specifically for pharmaceutical and biotech...

2009-04-22 08:13:00

Human Tissue Collection and Specimen Management Provide Focus MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- World BioBank(TM), founded by the physician partners of Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Inc. (ACORN) and based in Memphis, TN (USA), has begun acquiring human tissue samples for scientific research. In addition to tissue collection, World BioBank supports biomarker storage in conjunction with clinical trial operations and provides biomarker consultation services. Specimen...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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