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Biobanking at the University of Cardiff

Biobanking at the University of Cardiff On the 6th November UKCRC TDCC staff Emma Lawrence and Jessica Sims visited the University of Cardiff to conduct a researcher focus group, visit ...
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Directory – Responding to feedback

Responding to your feedback to improving the Directory Multiple resources per account What has changed From your Directory account it is now possible to administer multiple sample resources or networks ...
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Spotlight on: Erik Steinfelder

Spotlight on: Erik Steinfelder Erik Steinfelder is Director General of BBMRI-ERIC. Erik has completed a Bsc in Analytical Chemistry and a course in Foundations of Management. In 2008, he joined ...
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Biosharing at Europe Biobank Week

Biosharing at Europe Biobank Week 2018 The European and Middle Eastern Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) and BBMRI-ERIC jointly held Europe Biobank Week (EBW) this September. Emma Lawrence, UKCRC ...
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Sharon King

Spotlight on: Dr Sharon King

Spotlight on: Dr Sharon King Dr Sharon King is Manager of the Tayside Biorepository in Dundee. The Tayside Biorepository is part of a wider Scottish Biorepository Network supported by the Chief ...
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Spotlight on: Professor Andrew Morris

Spotlight on: Professor Andrew Morris Professor Andrew Morris is the inaugural Director of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK). He is seconded from his position as Professor of Medicine, and ...
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The (CM)-Path to quality Biobanking

CM-Path hosted a workshop on sample quality in biobanking and promoting best practice Research Engagement Manager, Emma Lawrence reports back on the workshop. Although I had used human samples in ...
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Spotlight On – Matt Styles

Spotlight on: Matt Styles In our latest blog post we meet software developer, Matt Styles, to find out more about his role and future work at the UKCRC TDCC. What ...
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Biobank support and resources for those working with human tissue

Biobank support and resources for those working with human tissue Biobanking and research involving human tissue and data are governed by specific regulations and are guided by existing best practice ...
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Making new treatments possible in Riga

Riga old town (Creative Comms Licence, David Holt) Making new treatments possible in Riga In March BBMRI-ERIC members from all over Europe met in Riga for a management update. UKCRC ...
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Yarning to Consent: engaging in biobanking stories via knitting

Yarning to Consent: engaging in biobanking stories via knitting An introduction to biobanking What does knitting have to do with Biobanking? I wouldn’t be offended if someone didn’t see a ...
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£54 million funding to transform health through data science

£54 million funding to transform health through data science The UKCRC Tissue directory and Coordination centre will soon be embedded within one of six new Health data research centres in ...
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UK Biobank of the year award 2018

UK Biobank of the year award 2018 The UKCRC TDCC is dedicated to supporting and promoting those who provide researchers with fit-for-purpose samples and data in the UK. The UK ...
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Collaborators needed for new Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative

Collaborators needed for new Keratinocyte Cancer Collaborative Thanks to the registration of skin cancer pathology reports, the biggest database on skin cancer in the world now exists through Public Health ...
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BBMRI-ERIC quality management programme

This July, we updated you on recent outputs from BBMRI-ERIC, including from the IT Common Service and Quality Common Service. In this blog post we find out more about BBMRI-ERIC's ...
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Representing UK-based biobanking at Global Biobank Week

Representing UK-based biobanking at Global Biobank Week Presentation slide from the 'DNA, Your Say' project This week, our Engagement Manager Jessica Mai Sims reports her experience at Global Biobank Week ...
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ISO Biobank Standards

ISO Biobank Standards Assuring researchers as to the quality or standard of a Biobank is an important issue. We are here to keep you abreast of all the latest developments ...
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Services available for new BBMRI.uk network

Services available for new BBMRI.uk network The UKCRC TDCC is the UK's node within BBRMI-ERIC; we can also, therefore, be referred to as BBMRI.uk. This membership means we are part ...
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Sustainability Survey

Sustainability Survey This guest post by biobank researchers Daniel Simeon-Dubach; Kirstin Goldring and Marianne K Henderson introduces a current biobank sustainability survey. Hello Biobanking Community! Biobanks are an important resource ...
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Human tissue in safety assessment

Human tissue in safety assessment The UKCRC TDCC recently attended a workshop on the use of human tissue for safety assessment jointly hosted by the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS), the ...
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