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.
Applications for the UK Biobank of the Year Award 2020 are open! Now in its 5th year, the Award recognises human sample resources who have added significant value to high impact research.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) is proud to be a partner in launching a new data search tool for researchers on 26th February. Register now to use the tool.
Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) has unveiled the first phase of the Health Data Research Innovation Gateway. The Gateway will enable researchers to find UK datasets related to their research.
The UK Health Data Research Alliance is an independent alliance of leading healthcare and research organisations. The Alliance has just announced the addition of nine new members.
The German Biobank Node (GBN), which is part of BBMRI-ERIC, asked more than 330 “potential biobank users” at university hospitals about their attitudes towards collaborating with biobanks. Here, Dr. Cornelia Specht, managing director of the GBN, tells us about the survey results and conclusions.
The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre hosted a meeting between the technical teams of the University of Nottingham and leading international suppliers of Biobanking software. Staff from the Advanced Data Analysis Centre and the Information Services department of the University met with Interactive Software, Infonetica, CSols, Open Specimen and Freezer Works to discuss and agree how sample data could be effortlessly shared. Many challenges remain to be solved but… Read More »Connecting the UK’s Biobanks