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Introducing ISBER's Affiliate and Associate Partners!

Thursday, August 13, 2020   (0 Comments)
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ISBER would like to introduce our Affiliate and Associate Partners to our membership!

ISBER Affiliate Partners:

  1. Australasian Biospecimen Network Association (ABNA)
    ABNA is committed to providing an opportunity for individuals who have an interest in tissue banking and biorepositories to share information and experience.
  2. Asian Network of Research Resource Centers (ANRRC)
    ANRRC's aim is to form a network of research resource centers in Asia to improve their activities to accomplish their ultimate common goal: to accelerate science and technology in Asia for health and wealth of Asian people. 
  3. Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure (BBMRI-ERIC)
    BBMRI-ERIC shall establish, operate and develop a pan-European distributed research infrastructure of biobanks and biomolecular resources in order to facilitate the access to resources as well as facilities and to support high quality biomolecular and medical research.
  4. Society for Cryobiology (CRYO)
    CRYO brings together those from the biological, medical and physical sciences who have a common interest in the effect of low temperatures on biological systems.
  5. Entomological Collections Network (ECN)
    The Entomological Collections Network (ECN) is a dedicated to promoting entomological science through the preservation, management, use and development of entomological collections and to disseminating information and fostering communications between collections managers and collections-based researchers around the world regarding best practices in entomological (and arthropod) natural history collections.
  6. Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN)
    GGBN is a global network of well-managed collections of genomic tissue samples from across the Tree of Life, benefiting society through biodiversity research, development and conservation.
  7. National Bioservice LLC (NBS)
    The NBS mission is to be instrumental in establishing the infrastructure of biomedical research in Russia and integrating it into international activities, aimed at improving human healthcare and developing personalized medicine.
  8. The Public Population Project in Genomics Society (P3G)
    The P3G is a not-for-profit consortium that provides the international research community with access to the expertise, resources and innovative tools for health and social sciences research.
  9. The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC)
    SPNHC is an international society whose mission is to improve the preservation, conservation and management of natural history collections to ensure their continuing value to society.

ISBER Associate Partners:

  1. Canadian Tissue Repository Network (CTRNET)
    CTRNet is a translational cancer research resource, funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research, that furthers Canadian health research by linking cancer researchers with provincial tumour banks.
  2. Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R)
    PRIM&R advances ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical research through education, professional certification, and membership services.
  3. Technologie-Und Methodenplattform Fur Die Vernetzte Medizinische Forschung (TMF)
    TMF is the umbrella organization for medical collaborative research in Germany.


Additional ISBER Partnerships:

  1. International Agency for Research on Cancer (BCNET)
    The objective of the IARC is to promote international collaboration in cancer research. The Agency is inter-disciplinary, bringing together skills in epidemiology, laboratory sciences and biostatistics to identify the causes of cancer so that preventive measures may be adopted and the burden of disease and associated suffering reduced. 
  2. College of American Pathologists (CAP)
    The College of American Pathologists (CAP), the leading organization of board-certified pathologists, serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.
  3. Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)
    CHI is the preeminent life science network for leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic organizations. It strives to develop quality information sources that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments.
  4. Global Alliance for Genomics & Health (GA4GH)
    The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (Global Alliance) is an international coalition, dedicated to improving human health by maximizing the potential of genomic medicine through effective and responsible data sharing.
  5. International Standardization Organization (ISO)/TC 276
    The International Standardization Organization (ISO) provides standardization in the field of biotechnology processes. ISO/TC 276 Biotechnology works closely with related committees in order to identify standardization needs and gaps, and collaborates with other organizations to avoid duplications and overlapping standardization activities.
  6. Society for Laboratory Automation And Screening (SLAS)
    SLAS is a global community of more than 18,000 scientists—from academia, government and industry—collectively focused on leveraging the power of technology to achieve scientific objectives. We consider a primary part of our mission to unite great minds in science and technology for the advancement of all research.
  7. Forum for International Biobanking Organizations (FIBO)
    ISBER has joined with a number of other organizations to form a small working group called the Forum for International Biobanking Organizations (FIBO). FIBO's mission is to improve biomedical research by enhancing interactions among organizations involved in human biobanking at a global level.