Information Technologies & Services

You are here

Biobank Informatics

Also known as

Also known as: 
  • Biorepository
  • Tissue Bank

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. 

Status

Good

Use this service

Need Help?

myHelpdesk
(212) 746-4878
Monday-Friday
Open: 7am-7pm
SMARTDesk
WCM Library Commons
1300 York Avenue
New York, NY
M-F 9am-6pm
Sat. 10am-6pm
Sun. 12pm-8pm

575 Lexington
3rd Floor
New York, NY
M-F 9am-5pm

IT Glossary

Type an acronym or term you would like a definition for.