UK Biobanking Showcase 2017 – Speakers Presentations

Please find the speakers slides below: • Dr. Anne Cambon-Thomsen – Citing Biobanks • Prof. Carol Goble – FAIR Principles practices supporting recognition: experiences from ELIXIR • Dr. Gareth Bicknell – ISO/DIS 20387: a draft ISO standard for general requirements in biobanking • James Peach – The SME perspective • Kirstin Goldring – Biobank sustainability:[…]

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UK Biobanking Showcase 2017

UK Biobanking Showcase 2017 The annual UK Biobanking Showcase was held on 18th October, 2017 at the Kia Oval cricket ground in London. Over 140 people attended the event, covering human sample resources across the country, universities, medical funders and different medical companies and organisations. This year’s showcase sought to highlight some of the recent[…]

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UKCRC TDCC announces collaboration with Medicines Discovery Catapult

UKCRC TDCC announces collaboration with Medicines Discovery Catapult A new collaboration between the UKCRC TDCC and the Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) will aim to help UK medical research companies access appropriately consented human biological samples to carry out their potentially life-saving work. The MDC aims to support the creation and growth of medicines and diagnostic[…]

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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with SCIENTIST.com to ensure quality of human biosample acquisition globally

UKCRC TDCC collaborates with SCIENTIST.com to ensure quality of human biosample acquisition globally The UKCRC TDCC and Scientist.com have announced plans to work together to develop opportunities for biobanks in the UK to connect to potential researchers across the globe. Philip Quinlan, Director of the UKCRC TDCC said ‘The aim is to enable biobanks throughout[…]

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UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK

UKCRC TDCC collaborates with BC Platforms to provide a unique research platform to over 150 human sample resources in the UK BC Platforms, a leader in genomic data management and analysis solutions, has announced a collaboration with the UKCRC TDCC to explore the development of a unique research platform for more than 150 human sample[…]

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UKCRC TDCC secures future funding

UKCRC TDCC secures future funding The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) have announced that they will be funding the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre until 2020. The University of Nottingham and University College London (UCL) have been awarded a renewal of funding to continue the efforts of the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre[…]

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Representing UK-based biobanking at Global Biobank Week

Representing UK-based biobanking at Global Biobank Week Presentation slide from the ‘DNA, Your Say’ project This week, our Engagement Manager Jessica Mai Sims reports her experience at Global Biobank Week. Global Biobank Week was held in Stockholm this in September 2017. This year the conference was hosted as a collaboration between BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB and ISBER.[…]