This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to cryopreservation techniques and applications, including biobanking.
Cryopreservation – Highlights
How To Guide
How To Optimize Your Cryopreservation
With the increased applications of human-derived primary cells for therapeutic purposes, the importance of good cryopreservation practices is growing. Download this guide to discover key tips and tricks for improving your cryopreservation workflow.
New Frontiers in Freezing: Cryopreservation Advances
This article will discuss the challenges associated with cryopreservation and recent developments in the field.
Ice, Ice, Baby – An Intro to Cryopreservation
What is cryopreservation? What techniques are there and how do we do it? Dr. Jarrod McKenna, explains all in this week's episode of Teach Me in 10.
"Night Owl" Genetics Can Help Shift Workers Battle Sleep Loss
According to research, some people have a genetic predisposition to being an "evening person", protecting them from losing as much sleep when working nights.
Largest Genetic Study of Endometriosis Identifies New Risk Factors
The largest genetic study of endometriosis conducted to date has revealed new insights on key variants that increase disease risk. The research is published in Nature Genetics.
Obesity Tied to Alzheimer’s-Related Genes
Twenty-one Alzheimer's disease-related genes have been linked with obesity in a new study, providing a potential explanation for why Alzheimer's can be more common in adults who experienced obesity in midlife.
White Matter Structure and Genetics May Reveal Links to Brain-Related Disorders
A new study has used brain images from over 30,000 people to map genetic associations with structural differences in the white matter of the brain, with possible links to several heritable brain-related disorders.
Creating a Zoological Specimen Biobank
Ziath has donated 2D-barcode scanners, software and barcoded sample tubes to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to assist them in creating a unique biobank of zoological specimens that will be available to researchers worldwide.
Fast and Accurate DNA Sample Selection
Ziath reports how a leading Dutch genome diagnostics lab is using its Mohawk semi-automated tube picker to retrieve DNA samples accurately and rapidly from their extensive biobank.