Biospecimen-Smart | Cell Banking Expert Advice

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Biospecimen-Smart is a Cell Bank Consultancy which provides high-level expertise in improving the quality and sustainability of bioresources for research.  Our consultation and training services are tailored-made to support your requirements. 


Biospecimen-Smart supports our clients to establish the proper foundations for their biospecimen-based research projects and progress with confidence towards their goals.

Let our expertise give you the confidence in biospecimen collection

Dr Ratneswary Esa Sutharsan is the founder and Scientific Director of Biospecimen-Smart. Esa established Biospecimen Smart due to the need for cell banking and biospecimen-related consulting and education services among academia, clinical and the biomedical industry.


Esa developed a passion for providing expert advice on best practice policies for cell banks biobanks.  She has 15 years of experience in biobanking and 9 years of expertise in managing cell banks.

Esa also has in-depth knowledge of and expertise in biomedical research, epidemiological studies, developing cellular therapies, quality improvement and project management.  She has a wide range of research and analytical skills in clinical studies, including systematic reviews, meta-analysis and longitudinal study data analysis. To date, she has co-authored 21 peer-reviewed publications and one book chapter.


Esa has a PhD in cell biology and a master’s degree in epidemiology. She also holds a diploma in project management and certificates in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Teaching in Higher Education (Staff & Educational Development Association, UK). 

Cell banking consultant

Ratneswary Esa Sutharsan

+61 437738057


Contact Biospecimen-Smart to see how we can support your biospecimen-based research endeavours