The BioProcessing Solutions Alliance between RUCDR and BioStorage Technologies encompasses all biorepository functions, including sample management consulting, study logistics, collection-kit manufacturing, sample storage, tissue collection, and clinical sample bioprocessing, such as blood fractionation, nucleic acid extraction, and cell line establishment. The agreement also covers analytical services, including gene expression, sequencing, and genotyping. RUCDR Infinite Biologics currently stores more than eight million biosamples from researchers around the world, according to Brooks.
"RUCDR was created by scientists for scientists," Brooks said. "We understand the importance of standardization and quality control in a biorepository environment and are expert in marrying technology to specific scientific applications. This provides a real advantage for researchers that engage with us."
RUCDR Infinite Biologics offers a complete and integrated selection of biological sample processing, analysis, and biorepository services to government agencies, academic institutions, foundations, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies within the global scientific community. RUCDR Infinite Biologics provides DNA, RNA, and cell lines with clinical data to hundreds of research laboratories for studies on mental health and developmental disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, diabetes, and digestive, liver, and kidney diseases. RUCDR recently received a $44.5 million award from the National Institute of Mental Health to support its NIMH Center for Collaborative Genomics Research on Mental Disorders, which provides services to NIMH-funded scientists engaged in genomic research on mental disorders. The new grant will enable RUCDR to collect, process, and analyze blood and tissue samples from NIMH-funded scientists nationwide a
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