Biopreservation and Biobanking

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Biopreservation and Biobanking

Editor-in-Chief: Jim Vaught, PhD

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

Current Volume: 16

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.698

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Editorial Board


Jim Vaught, PhD
Bethesda, Maryland

Deputy Editors

Marianna J. Bledsoe, MA
Independent Research Consultant
Silver Spring, MD

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

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

Asian Editor

Rongxing Gan, MD
Shanghai Clinical Research Center
Shanghai, China

European Editor

William Mathieson, PhD
Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg
6 rue Nicolas Ernest Barblé
1210 Luxembourg


Section Editors

Preservation Processes

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

Preservation Engineering
Zhiquan Shu, PhD
Washington State University
Everett, Washington

Biospecimen Research

Helen Moore, PhD

Bethesda, Maryland

Junmei Zhou, MD, PhD
Shanghai Children’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Shanghai, China

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

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

Paul Fearn, MBA
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Facilities & Automation
Andy Zaayenga
Martinsville, New Jersey

Tohru Masui, PhD  
Keio University
Tokyo Japan

Features Editor

Jamie Devereaux

Editorial Coordinator

Gillian Hewitt

Editorial Board

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

Nahla Afifi, MD, PhD
Qatar Biobank for Medical Research
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, California

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, Texas

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, Massachusetts

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

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

Katheryn Shea
Brooks BioStorage Technologies
Indianapolis, IN

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, Maryland

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

Gang Zhao, PhD
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui, China

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

Founding Editor

John G. Baust, PhD

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