Dr Sarah McDonald, Biobank Manager for the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) receives OBE for services to the NHS during this years COVID-19 pandemic
The 2020 UK Biobanking Showcase featured a week of online webinars, workshops and meet-ups. Read more about the Biobanking Showcase highlights and catch up on the recordings of the main sessions.
UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 12th – 16th October 2020, online. UK Biobanking Showcase 2020 Organised by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre, the UK Biobanking Showcase is the UK’s leading event for those who work in biobanking and human tissue research. Agenda Sessions will run for 90 minutes from 13.30 each day: Mon 12th: COVID-19: a lesson in biobanking Tues 13th: Sustainability and transparency Weds 14th: Developing common biobanking… Read More »UK Biobanking Showcase 2020
Fourteen years since the Human Tissue Act was bought into law in the UK what does sample access look like and what can be done to improve it? Read more about research by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre.
We’re pleased to announce that applications for UK Biobank of the Year 2019 are now open! Now in its 4th year, the award recognises human sample resources who have added significant value to high impact research.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (UKCRC TDCC) held its annual meeting, UK Biobanking Showcase, on the 27th November. This year, the main themes included sustainability, quality and data management.
The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) have been awarded UK Biobank of the year 2018! Now in its 3rd year, the awards were presented at UK Biobanking Showcase.
Spotlight on: Erik Steinfelder Erik Steinfelder is Director General of BBMRI-ERIC. Erik has completed a Bsc in Analytical Chemistry and a course in Foundations of Management. In 2008, he joined Thermo Fisher Scientific and as first Biobank Commercial Leader EMEA, he went on to head the complete biobank portfolio and range of activities. Additionally, between 2014 and 2017, he was President-elect, President and past President of ESBB, the European, Middle… Read More »Spotlight on: Erik Steinfelder