INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, Inc. a global provider of comprehensive sample asset management, biomaterial storage and cold chain logistics for the bioscience industry, will host its Global Sample Management Benchmarking Symposium at the International Contract Services Expo (ICSE), on Wednesday, 26 October 2011, in Frankfurt, Germany.
The symposium will include two 1-hour presentations from industry thought leaders who will provide in-depth perspectives on new trends and strategies in the outsourcing of sample management and explain how Good Storage Practices (GSP) can help maximize research opportunities, minimize risk and reduce costs. Attendees will also learn first-hand how to achieve efficiencies and cost savings in the management of pharmacogenomic research and sample management, as well as how to navigate the regulatory environment of sample management in China.
"Today's drug development initiatives, such as biomarker discovery and personalized medicine are highly dependent on properly preserved samples, therefore it is imperative to fully explore and discuss the various aspects of comprehensive sample management," said Gregory Swanberg, Chief Executive Officer, BioStorage Technologies. "This symposium will provide a forum for individuals who manage biorepositories to discuss global challenges, trends and the overall operations of properly collecting and managing biological samples in support of today's and tomorrow's worldwide research efforts."
"Biomarker-driven Drug Development: No Sample, No Science"
"CHINA: Understanding How to Navigate Regulatory Regime on Clinical Trial Samples"
The symposium will also include networking opportunities and a tour of BioStorage Technologies' state-of-the-art biorepository in Frankfurt. For more information on the Global Sample Management Benchmarking Symposium or to register for the event, visit www.biostoragesymposium.com.
This year, ICSE will be co-located with CPhI Worlwide, InnoPack and P-MEC Europe to offer one of the best events for any business or individual in the contract services sector. BioStorage Technologies will be an exhibitor at booth #41G20 (Hall 4.1), and is also a leading sponsor of the European Outsourcing Awards, which will be held on 26 October 2011 during the ICSE conference.
About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.:
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is the premier, global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering onsite or outsourced management of sample assets, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete lifecycle of samples. With a team of global sample experts, state-of-the-art temperature-controlled storage facilities, and a real-time, web-based sample intelligence and tracking system; the company supports customers in maximizing opportunities, minimizing risk and reducing the cost of sample management. BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional full-service site near Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit www.biostorage.com or call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +49-6155-898-1011.
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