INDIANAPOLIS, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, a global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry, including storage, cold chain logistics and virtual sample intelligence, has announced the appointment of Kristina Robson, Ph.D., as Senior Director of Comprehensive Solutions. Dr. Robson will create global policies and procedures for sample management operations and develop strategic sample management service partnerships.
"Kristina is a great addition to BioStorage Technologies as we continue to develop strategic opportunities for our clients to leverage their sample assets for both current and future research initiatives," said Lori A. Ball, Chief Operating Officer, BioStorage Technologies. "Her experience working within biopharmaceutical organizations will be extremely valuable as we continue to grow to meet the demands of our diverse, global client base."
Dr. Robson will create global policies for sample management operations to help clients achieve customization and process efficiencies for the optimization of sample assets to support research and development. Dr. Robson will also help establish the department's overall vision, drive improvement initiatives and monitor effective performance metrics.
With well over 10 years of experience in the academic, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Robson was most recently the Scientific Director of BioPharma Services for EMD Millipore's Discovery & Development Solutions organization. Robson holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Biochemistry and Division of Genetics from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Kansas State University.
BioStorage Technologies stores and manages research samples from the world's largest biopharmaceutical companies and CROs. As a practitioner of Good Storage Practices, the company is committed to ensuring sample integrity throughout the complete sample life-cycle. Utilizing ISISS®, the industry's most advanced virtual sample management and web-based tracking tool, BioStorage Technologies also provides a complete FDA-compliant audit trail annotated on every sample.
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BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is the premier, global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering flexible onsite, offsite and hybrid sample outsourcing models for the management of research assets, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete life-cycle of samples. With an expert team of global sample consultants, industry-leading temperature-controlled storage facilities, and state-of-the-art virtual sample management solutions, the company supports its customers in maximizing opportunities, minimizing risk and reducing costs. BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional full-service site near Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit www.biostorage.com or call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +49-6155-898-1011.
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