Two leading bioscience organisations recently joined forces to develop a new professional qualification for biobankers around the world. Read on to find out more about the QBRS.
Over the last 6 months the UKCRC TDCC has been undertaking a review of biobanking in the UK, to help shape a vision for the future. Find out more and have your say!
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.
The Researchfish reporting system offers an opportunity to understand when human sample resources contribute in health research. The UKCRC TDCC spoke to stakeholders to explore potential.
Access to tissue samples is crucial in advancing many types of COVID-19 research. How are biobanks able to support this need amidst closures and competing priorities?
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) is coordinating biobanking efforts to support research into COVID-19; developing a process to ensure that active biobanks receive requests which are relevant for their collections and capabilities.