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BioVU anniversary

Feb. 23, 2017, 10:10 AM

(photo by Steve Green)

Last week the BioVU Operations Oversight Board celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the launching of BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s massive biobank. With more than 232,000 samples from different individuals stored to date and an average of 475 new samples added weekly, BioVU is the world’s largest collection of DNA and other biological materials stored at a single site. Shown here are operations board members and staff (seated, from left) Yu Shyr, Ph.D., Josh Denny, M.D., M.S., Dan Roden, M.D., Ellen Wright Clayton, M.D., J.D., Gordon Bernard M.D., Jill Pulley, MBA, Cara Sutcliffe, M.S., (back row, from left) Sarah Collier, Ph.D., David Samuels, Ph.D., Jeff Smith, M.D., Ph.D., Angelica Soto, M.S., Cheryl Gatto, Ph.D., Kamyl Harvey, Tom Stricker, M.D., Ph.D., and Melissa Basford, MBA.

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