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Past ISBER Award Winners

ISBER Founder's Award (Sponsored by Chart MVE)

ISBER Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking (Sponsored by Taylor-Wharton)

ISBER DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE AWARD

ISBER SPECIAL SERVICE AWARDS

ISBER BIOSPECIMEN SCIENCE POSTER AWARD

ISBER BIOBANKING POSTER AWARD

ISBER OUTSTANDING NEW PRODUCT AWARD

ISBER TRAVEL AWARD

 

ISBER Founder's Award (sponsored by Chart MVE

The ISBER Founder's Award, sponsored by Chart MVE Biomedical, recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding leadership to the founding, support, and incorporation of ISBER as an international biobanking society.

2016

  • Sandy Wolman

2015

  • Elaine Gunter


ISBER Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking (Sponsored by Worthington Industries, Cryoscience by Taylor-Wharton

The ISBER Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking, sponsored by Worthington Industries, CryoScience by Taylor-Wharton, is designed to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of biobanking. The award can be given for a single outstanding achievement or a life-time body of outstanding work in the field.

2016

  • Rongxing Gan

2015

  • William Grizzle

2014

  • Yeonhee Lee

2013

  • Jim Vaught

2012

  • Robert Hewitt

2011

  • Carolyn Compton

2010

  • Kurt Zatloukal

 

ISBER Distinguished Leadership and Service Award

This award is designed to honor ISBER members who have demonstrated exceptional leadership to further the mission and goals of the society and/or significant, long-standing contributions to the society.

2016

  • Cheryl Michels

2015

  • Marianne Henderson

2014

  • Rita Lawlor

2013

  • Fay Betsou

2012

  • Marianna Bledsoe

2011

  • Robert Hewitt

 

ISBER Special Service Awards

The ISBER Special Service Awards recognize individuals who have made exceptional contributions towards the goals of the Society through the performance of a special service or act on behalf of the organization. Awardees are recognized at the ISBER Annual Meetings.

2016

  • Marianna Bledsoe
  • Piper Mullins
  • Nicole Sieffert

2015

  • David Lewandowski
  • Tim Shi
  • Rick Michels
  • Koh Furuta

2014

  • Peter Watson
  • Brent Schacter

2013

  • Fay Betsou
  • Marianna Bledsoe
  • Marianne Henderson
  • Scott Jewell
  • Cheryl Michels
  • Brent Schacter
  • Heather Siefers
  • Andy Zaayenga

2012

  • Cheryl Michels
  • Nicole Sieffert
  • Andy Zaayenga

2011

  • Fay Betsou
  • Lori Campbell
  • Debra Garcia
  • Judith Giri
  • Karen Pitt
  • Rebecca Pugh
  • Katherine Sexton
  • Amy Skubitz
  • Stella Somiari

2010

  • Chon Boon Eng
  • Andy Zaayenga

2009

  • Fay Betsou
  • Katherine Sexton

2008

  • Karen Pitt
  • Amy Skubitz
  • Katherine Sexton
  • Lori Campbell
  • Rebecca Pugh
  • Stella Somiari

 

ISBER Biospecimen Science Poster Award

 

The ISBER Biospecimen Science Poster Awards recognize excellence in poster presentations on Biospecimen Science. The goal of the ISBER Biospecimen Science Poster Award is to encourage ISBER members and all attendees of the annual meeting who are new investigators to ask important original questions about biospecimen science, to design sound, controlled experiments with a clear rationale, and to present the results clearly in a poster format.

2015

  • See Biobanking Poster Awards

2014

  • Olga Kofanova - DNA Fingerprinting: Sherlock Holmes in the Biobank. A Case Study
  • Keri Kruckeberg - New Generation -80 C Freezers for Biorepository Storage

2013

  • Implementation of Strategies to Maximise the Research Potential of Bio-banked Paediatric Cancer Specimens
    W. J. Ingram, E. B. Little, A. S. Moore, A. Zivanovic, A. R. Hallahan
  • Verbal Consent Procedure for Acquisition of Biospecimens in an Acute Pediatric Setting
    S. M. Vercauteren, T. E. Tarling, C. Strahlendorf1, K. R. Schultz
  • Effective Emergency Planning and Response Saves a Multimillion Specimen Collection at the US NCI
    K. H. Groover, M. G. Malin, L. M. Cosentino, D. Pike3, M. Shaw, M. K. Henderson, T. Herdman, K. E. Pitt

2012

  • Biospecimen Use and Emerging Techniques in Cancer Research, Ali Cole, BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Transformed Human Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines: the Effect of Donor Age and Gender on Transformation Efficiency, Steven Turner, Genetic Repositories Australia

2011

  • Timothy Geddes
  • Janine Neville-Golden

 

ISBER Biobanking Poster Award

The ISBER Biobanking Poster Awards recognize excellence in poster presentations on all topics 
submitted to the annual meeting. The goal of the ISBER Biobanking Poster Award is to 
encourage ISBER members and all attendees of the annual meeting who are new investigators 
to ask important questions and to clearly report important findings in a poster format.

2015

  • 1st place: Alexandra Garafalo - A STR-Based Quality Assurance Procedure for the eyeGENE® Biorepository
  • 2nd place: Ayat Salman - Sustaining a Disease Focused Biobank Using a Dynamic Approach

2014

  • Sameer Tolay - Factors Influencing Specimen Accrual in a Biobank with an Attempt to Understand the General Mindset of the Population: A Community Hospital Perspective

2013

  • See 2013 Biospecimen Science Poster Award

2012

  • ISBER Proficiency Testing Program for Biorepositories, Francesca Poloni, Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg
  • Regular Expression Matching Algorithm (REMA) Simplifies Operative Schedule Searchability for Prospective Tissue Procurement, Miral Patel, Cooperative Human Tissue Network (ED), University of Pennsylvania

2011

  • Antonette Allen

 

ISBER Outstanding New Product Award

To acknowledge the developments and innovation in biobanking, a team of experts from diverse fields select as many as two products to receive the ISBER Outstanding New Product Award at the Annual Meeting.

2016

  • TempAura by Brooks Life Science Systems

2015

  • CryoPod Carrier from Biocision

2014

  • DNA Genotek for HEMAgene BUFFY COAT.

2013

  • Stirling Ultracold Model SU78OU

2012

  • CryoXtract’s CXT 750™ Automated Frozen Sample Aliquotter

2011

  • MVE Chart's MVE Variō™ Series

 

ISBER Travel Award

The ISBER Global Expansion Fund supports efforts to increase ISBER’s membership and presence world-wide. The ISBER Travel Award provides travel support for individuals from emerging countries who are planning, or are currently managing, a repository to attend the ISBER Annual Meeting.

2016

2015 

2014

2013

2011

2010

2008

2007

  • Dr. J. Olufemi Ogunbiyi

 

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