Presenter: Dr. Steven Haynes and Ella Morton, Sheffield Biorepository, The University of Sheffield, UK
Venue: ISBER 2017, Toronto Canada
Abstract: Founded in 2009, the Biorepository at The University of Sheffield is critical for the progress of health-related research. They provide storage services and high quality human biological samples to research groups for supporting cutting-edge investigation in the areas of oncology and human metabolism; infection, immunity and cardiovascular disease; and neuroscience.
The Sheffield Biorepository processes and stores about 300,000 human biological samples such as blood (buffy coat, serum, plasma), urine, saliva, tissue, histological slides and their associated data....