Samantha Higgins


Samantha is currently the Quality Manager of the Victorian Cancer Biobank (VCB), a network of five Tissue Banks together with a Central Operations node located across Metropolitan Melbourne. Samantha uses her 14+ years of experience working as a Scientist in ISO-accredited forensic laboratories and donor tissue banks in Australia and USA to oversee the Quality and Improvement program across the VCB Network.
She holds a BSc (Pathology) and MSc (Biomedical Science) from The University of Melbourne and has extensive experience with ISO-accredited laboratory and building redevelopment, document management and building and evaluating Quality Management Systems.