CryoXtract Blog

On the Conference Circuit: The National Biobank Symposium in Berlin

Posted by Jay Champaneri on Dec 11, 2015 7:46:51 AM
CryoXtract is excited to be appearing with distributor German-Cryo in Booth #14 of the 4th Annual Nationales Biobanken-Symposium 2015 in Berlin on December 9th and 10th. The event brings together biobanking professionals from all areas of the field to exchange information and ideas around key topics such as data management, sustainability, and best practices. 
 
Pictured below is Jay Champaneri of CryoXtract with German-Cryo Sales and Marketing Director Thomas Henne. Highlighted in the booth is the CryoXtract CXT 353 frozen sample aliquotter.
 
For more information, please visit the conference website at: 
 
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Topics: biobanks, Conferences

On the Conference Circuit: BMB2015

Posted by Graham Long on Dec 10, 2015 4:39:15 PM
CryoXtract is pleased to be attending the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB2015) conference in Kobe, Japan with distributor, Asahi Life Science Co. The event is being held on Kobe Port Island and is expecting 6000 attendees, primarily researchers, in all aspects of Biochemistry & Molecular biology.
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Topics: Conferences

On the Conference Circuit: Booth #7 at Global Engage Microbiome US

Posted by Joe Fraone on Sep 11, 2015 10:56:04 AM

CryoXtract is excited to participate in this year's Global Engage Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum in San Diego. The event on September 10th and 11th brings together over 200 industry leaders for engaging panel discussions, presentations and exhibition. Key topics include highlights of new microbiome research, discussions of venture and other capital investment in the field, and more.

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Topics: Conferences, Gut Microbiome

In the Media: NCCN Hosted Policy Summit

Posted by Joe Fraone on Jun 23, 2015 9:30:00 AM

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network hosted its policy summit on June 8, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Discussions centering around the theme “Emerging Issues in Tissue Allocation” addressed increasing concern in the oncology research community about the proper acquisition and management of highly valuable, and often especially fragile, biospecimen resources.

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Topics: biospecimens, Press Summaries, Conferences

On the Conference Circuit: CryoXtract Presents Poster at ASMS 2015

Posted by Joe Fraone on Jun 15, 2015 2:19:04 PM

The annual conference of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, held during the first week in June, highlighted new workflow solutions for clinical research. During the event, CryoXtract presented a poster on recent research with GlaxoSmithKline focused on the ex vivo stabilization of small molecules and peptides using frozen aliquotting in bioanalytical workflows.

To review CryoXtract's research, visit the resources sections of www.cryoxtract.com.

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Topics: Conferences

CryoXtract's News From ISBER 2015

Posted by Joe Fraone on May 21, 2015 9:34:59 AM

Cryoxtract-booth 2015

Last week, CryoXtract presented two posters at the 2015 annual meeting of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) in Phoenix, AZ.  The meeting’s theme, “Connecting Biobank Communities through Innovations in Global Health, Research and Environmental Preservation,” featured symposia on topics ranging from biobanking informatics and infrastructure to community engagement.

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Topics: ISBER, biobanking, Conferences

New Application Note Debuted at SLAS2015 Highlighting GlaxoSmithKline and CryoXtract Collaboration on ex vivo Stabilization of Small Molecules and Peptides

Posted by Joe Fraone on Feb 10, 2015 5:39:43 PM

At this week’s SLAS conference held in Washington, D.C., CryoXtract offered “Ex vivo Stabilization of Small Molecule Compounds and Peptides in EDTA Plasma for LC-MS/MS Analysis Using Frozen Aliquotting,” an application note on its CXT 750 Frozen Sample Aliquotter and its potential for maintaining small molecule and peptide stability. This research, generated in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline, demonstrates the benefits of the frozen aliquotting solution for applications in analytical chemistry and drug metabolism pharmacokinetics (DMPK) groups, and is a potentially significant development for improving drug stability in serum and plasma samples.

The research demonstrates the benefits of the frozen aliquotting solution as a valuable tool for compound stabilization and bioanalysis. In addition to improving clarity for bioanalysis by lessening the impact of ex vivo degradation and improving the efficiency of frozen sample utilization, frozen aliquotting could also potentially reduce the time required for assay development and validation and greatly simplify sample collection, processing, and handling protocols for bioanalytical efforts. These measures are required to keep the drug molecules sufficiently stable to permit meaningful analysis by mass spectrometry.

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Topics: Conferences, frozen aliquotting

CryoXtract Participates in SLAS2015

Posted by Joe Fraone on Feb 9, 2015 11:13:00 AM

CryoXtract will be participating in the annual conference of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) held in Washington, DC this week. SLAS represents an international community of life science researchers and development professionals. The annual conference and exhibition highlights topics such as bioanalytical techniques, automation, and drug target strategies, among others. Outcomes of the event frequently become a global reference for automation advances in life sciences and drug discovery. 

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Topics: Conferences

In the Media: Antiobiotic Resistance and the Quest for New Drug Therapies

Posted by Joe Fraone on Jan 22, 2015 2:01:43 PM

The microbiome as a source for solutions to the increasingly prevalent issue of antibiotic resistance is an idea gaining attention in the scientific community. This week’s Microbiome Forum: Asia addresses numerous topics in the field of microbiome research including the critical issue of antibiotic resistance. 

A recent post on Forbes.com (found here) reviews some of the headlines on the topic and dramatic projections about the rising number of deaths due to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) between now and 2050. Also mentioned is a report by the UK’s Wellcome Trust. The report projects that antibiotic resistance could cost up to $100 trillion and reduce Gross Domestic Product by 2-3.5%.

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Topics: Press Summaries, Microbiome, Conferences

ESBB: A Call for Increased Pharmaceutical and Biobanking Industry Collaboration and Standardization

Posted by Andy Zaayenga and Graham Long on Nov 24, 2014 9:56:00 PM

The annual conference of the European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB), held in Leipzig last month set forth a theme entitled, “A Chorale Symphony of Science, Technology and Human Rights,” and provided a lineup of presentations that discussed new initiatives and technology advances in biobanking.

 

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Topics: biobanking, Conferences, ESBB 2014