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Biobank Informatics

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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 WCM have a standard biobanking system?

A: The Institutional Biorepository Core has implemented OpenSpecimen to support solid and liquid specimen collection, processing, storage, and distribution among other workflows

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