The first and largest biobank of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Senior Research ScientistGadigal.
As the Senior Research Scientist, Dr Beth Caruana leads the laboratory team at the NSW Health Statewide Biobank (NSWHSB). NSWHSB is a processing and storage facility for human specimens sourced from ethically approved studies. With a PhD in cell biology and industry experience in antibody drug development Beth brings experience in downstream applications of primary cells and cell-based assays to aid SOP development. Beth oversees all laboratory practices at NSWHSB including equipment, training of laboratory staff, SOP and database development. Beth is an active member of the biobanking communities ABNA (Australasian Biospecimen Network Association) and ISBER (International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories).