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Coordination of Biobanking in the UK

Coordination of Biobanking in the UK On 29 September 2015, the Centre held its first annual biobanking event. Coordination of Biobanking in the UK, marked the UK becoming the 17th Member State to join BBMRI-ERIC, and was organised alongside ESBB’s 2015 Annual Conference to further connect to global developments in biobanking. Below you can find the presentations for view and download: Day’s Agenda (PDF, 210kB) Introduction to coordination of biobanks… Read More »Coordination of Biobanking in the UK

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BBMRI-LPC Scientific Call for Access now open

BBMRI-LPC Scientific Call for Access: Transnational Access to Large Prospective Cohorts in Europe The Call is an opportunity for European scientists to access, for free, unique collections of biosamples and data from participating Large Prospective Cohorts (LPS) across Europe. The deadline for this Call for Access is 15 June 2015. For more information on how to apply, please visit http://www.bbmri-lpc.org/access. Background This Call for Access builds on the success of… Read More »BBMRI-LPC Scientific Call for Access now open

National Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre announced

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre is an exciting new initiative to improve access to human tissue samples for research purposes in the UK. Human tissue samples are collected by various researchers and biobanks across the UK. These samples are collected under specific permission from the Human Tissue Authority and/or a Research Ethics Committee. There is an increasing need to be able to find samples across the UK and to make sure… Read More »National Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre announced