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Biopreservation and Biobanking

Editor-in-Chief: Jim Vaught, PhD

ISSN: 1947-5535 • Online ISSN: 1947-5543 • Published Bimonthly

Current Volume: 13

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.340

*2014 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2015

Editorial Board


Jim Vaught, PhD
Bethesda, Maryland

Deputy Editors

Marianna J. Bledsoe, MA
Department of Pathology
George Washington University
Washington, DC  20052

Dayong Gao, PhD
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 352600
MEB254, Mechanical Engineering Building
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Peter Watson, MB B.Chir FRCPC
Department of Pathology
BC Cancer Agency 
2410 Lee Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada  V8R6V5

European Editor

Robert Hewitt, MBBS, PhD
ESBB Executive Office
20 Boulevard du Roi René
13100 Aix-en-Provence


Section Editors

Biospecimen Research

Helen Moore, PhD

Bethesda, Maryland

Preservation Processes
John M. Baust, PhD
CPSI Biotech
Owego, New York

Research Biobanks:
Biological & Environmental

Yeonhee Lee, PhD
Seoul Women's University
Seoul, Korea

Research Biobanks: Human Biobanks

Peter H. J. Riegman, PhD
Erasmus Medical Center
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Therapeutic Biobanks

Rongxing Gan, MD
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai, China

Human Research
Daniel Simeon-Dubach, MD, MHA
Walchwil, Switzerland

Facilities & Automation
Andy Zaayenga
Martinsville, New Jersey

Paul Fearn, MBA
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Tohru Masui, PhD  
Keio University
Tokyo Japan

Features Editor

Jamie Devereaux

Assistant Editor

Irene Glowinski, PhD

Editorial Coordinator

Sheryl Nale

Editorial Assistant

Sandra R. Wolman, MD

Editorial Board

Akin Abayomi, (MBBS(Lond), MPhil(Pretoria), MRCP(UK), FCPath (South Africa)
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Town, South Africa

Hadi Abderrahim, MD, PhD
Qatar Biobank
Doha, Qatar

Jason Acker, PhD
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Ida Biunno, PhD
Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche
IRGB – Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica
Milan, Italy

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD
Arizona State University
Phoenix, Arizona 

John H. Crowe, PhD
University of California
Davis, California

Pascuale De Blasio, Ing MBA
BioRep s.r.l
Milan, Italy

Rajesh Dikshit, PhD
Tata Memorial Centre
Mumbai, India

Sarah Dry, MD
UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

James F. Eliason, PhD      
Great Lakes Stem Cell Innovation Center
Detroit, Michigan

Gloria Elliott, PhD
University of North Carolina at
Department of Mechanical
Engineering and Engineering
Charlotte, North Carolina

Chon Boon Eng, PhD
NUH-NUS Tissue Repository
National University Health System

Homayoon Farzadegan, PhD
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland

Koh Furuta, MD, PhD
National Cancer Center Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD
University of Alabama Medical Center
Birmingham, Alabama

Fiorella Guadagni, MD, PhD
IRCSS San Raffaele Pisana
Rome, Italy

Pierre Hainaut, PhD 
University of Strathclyde School of Global Public Health
   at International Prevention Research Institute
Lyon, France

Robert Hanner, PhD
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Keith Harding, PhD, BSc
Damar Research Scientists
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

Stephen Hewitt, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland

Scott D. Jewell, PhD
Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Bartha Maria Knoppers, PhD
McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre
Montreal, Québec, Canada

Jan-Eric Litton, PhD
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Cheryl Michels
Dataworks Development, Inc.
Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Kenna R. Mills Shaw, PhD
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Helen Morrin
Cancer Society Tissue Bank
University of Otago
Christchurch, New Zealand

Karen Pitt, PhD
National Cancer Institute—DCEG
Bethesda, Maryland

Rebecca Pugh, MS
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Charleston, South Carolina

David Rimm, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

Pedro Rondot Radío, MD
University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina     

Sherilyn Sawyer, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Brent Schacter, MD, FRCPC
Canadian Tumour Repository Network
Winnipeg, Canada

Ole Seberg, DSc
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Copenhagen, Denmark

Katheryn Shea
SeraCare Life Sciences
Frederick, Maryland

Soo Yong Tan, FRCPath, DPhil
Singhealth Tissue Repository

Michael Taylor, PhD
Organ Recovery Systems, Inc.
Charleston, South Carolina

Geraldine Thomas, PhD
Cardiff Medicentre
Cardiff, United Kingdom

David Toke, PhD
Frederick, MD

Mehmet Toner, PhD
Shriners Hospital for Children
Boston, Massachusetts

Gunnel Tybring, PhD
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Christina Walters, PhD
National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation
Fort Collins, Colorado

Martin Yuille, MA, PhD, FRCPath
University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Kurt Zatloukal, MD
Medical University of Graz
Graz, Austria

Nikolajs Zeps, PhD
WA Research Tissue Network
Perth, Australia 

Heiko Zimmerman, PhD
Fraunhofer Institut für Biomedizinische
St. Inbert, Saarland, Germany

Founding Editor

John G. Baust, PhD

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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