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UK Biobanking Showcase 2016

UK Biobanking Showcase 2016 The UKCRC TDCC’s annual meeting was held on 16th November, at the Kia Oval in London. UK Biobanking Showcase was a unique opportunity to bring together all stakeholders in the field. The day kicked off with a brief introductory video on the centre; Prof. Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at The University of Nottingham then opened the day with her thoughts on the initiative stating that humans… Read More »UK Biobanking Showcase 2016

UK Biobank of the year 2016 – shortlist announced!

UK Biobank of the year 2016 – shortlist announced! We are dedicated to promoting Biobanks and tissue custodians that go above and beyond in facilitating ground breaking research. We have asked researchers to nominate biobanks that have made their work possible. The shortlisted Biobanks for 2016 are: ALSPAC CCLG Tissue Bank Ethical Tissue Generation Scotland UK primary Sjogren’s syndrome Registry Northern Ireland Biobank Candidates were shortlisted based on their contribution… Read More »UK Biobank of the year 2016 – shortlist announced!

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The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research

The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research

On the 25th October, The UKCRC Tissue Coordination Centre attended an event in parliament organised by The University of Nottingham. The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research was ran as part of Nottingham in Parliament day. The day saw more than 2,500 guests gather at 45 events across Parliament, celebrating all that is great about Nottingham. Read More »The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research

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Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape

Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape On 17th October, the UKCRC TDCC attended the Confederation of Cancer Biobanks (CCB) and CM-Path’s joint meeting ‘Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape’. The day was a great opportunity to bring together colleagues from throughout the UK to discuss the challenges and opportunities currently developing in the Cancer landscape. Dr Phil Quinlan presenting UKCRC TDCC The Confederation of Cancer Biobanks… Read More »Working together: Collaboration in the cancer biobanking landscape

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Nottingham takes Biobanking to Parliament

Nottingham takes Biobanking to Parliament The University of Nottingham will be taking Biobanking to Parliament next month.   The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research will be held at 2.30pm on the 25th October in Westminster as part of Nottingham in Parliament day. The day will be a celebration of the leadership the UK has shown in this field but also seeking improvements that can facilitate a… Read More »Nottingham takes Biobanking to Parliament

UKCRC TDCC attends Europe Biobank Week 2016

UKCRC TDCC attends Europe Biobank Week 2016 The UKCRC Tissue Coordination Cente attended Europe Biobank Week last week in its capacity as BBMRI.uk. The event was jointly organized by ESBB and BBMRI-ERIC and was a great opportunity to meet with the global biobank community. The week kicked off with a string quartet to reflect Vienna’s musical connections (right).   Highlights included lots of discussions on quality, kicked off by Alain… Read More »UKCRC TDCC attends Europe Biobank Week 2016

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The UKCRC Tissue Directory is now Live!

The UKCRC Tissue Directory is now Live! The UKCRC Tissue Directory is now live for medical researchers wanting to source human tissue for their studies. The Directory is intended to be a first port of call for researchers needing human samples; it has functionality to search for both collections and capabilities. This means if it doesn’t return what you need you can search for platforms with the potential to source… Read More »The UKCRC Tissue Directory is now Live!

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Biobank of the Year Awards 2016

Biobank of the Year Awards 2016

Nominations for this awards are now closed.

We are keen to promote and encourage Biobanks that go above and beyond in facilitating ground breaking research. We therefore encourage researchers to nominate biobanks that have made their work possible. Shortlisted candidates will be presented at our annual meeting UK Biobanking Showcase and participants can then vote for the winner. The winner will be announced and prize awarded on the day.Read More »Biobank of the Year Awards 2016

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Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

Annual Meeting Registration Now Open! The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre’s Annual meeting will be held at The Oval, London on the 16th November. UK Biobanking Showcase will be a chance to celebrate Biobanking in the UK. On the day, we’ll showcase the range of exciting biobanking capabilities in the UK. There’ll be debates, discussion panels, workshops and lots of chances to feedback on the development of the UKCRC… Read More »Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

Centre at the UK Biobank Annual meeting

UKCRC TDCC at UK Biobank annual meeting On the 13th June the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre attended the first annual meeting of UK Biobank. UK Biobank is one of the larger Biobanks in the UK with 500,000 participants enrolled. The event coincided with the 10 year anniversary of the UK Biobank and celebrated the various achievements of the initiative. The event kicked off with a panel discussion of… Read More »Centre at the UK Biobank Annual meeting