Biobank informatics enables investigators to track inventory and the chain of custody of biological samples, such as tissue and blood, used in basic, clinical, and translational research. Support for workflows in conducting scientific analysis of biospecimens is also available. Combined with electronic clinical data, biobank data permits cohort discovery of patients and specimens through.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does WCMC have a standard biobanking system?
A: Not yet, but one is expected to be determined in 2016. Existing needs should be met in alignment with this direction and in consultation with the faculty steering group.