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.
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.