UK Biobanking Showcase 2017 – Speakers Presentations

Please find the speakers slides below: • Dr. Anne Cambon-Thomsen – Citing Biobanks • Prof. Carol Goble – FAIR Principles practices supporting recognition: experiences from ELIXIR • Dr. Gareth Bicknell – ISO/DIS 20387: a draft ISO standard for general requirements in biobanking • James Peach – The SME perspective • Kirstin Goldring – Biobank sustainability:[…]

UK Biobanking Showcase 2017

The annual UK Biobanking Showcase was held on 18th October, 2017 at the Kia Oval cricket ground in London. Over 140 people attended the event, covering human sample resources across the country, universities, medical funders and different medical companies and organisations. This year’s showcase sought to highlight some of the recent discussions and developments in[…]

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UK Biobank of the Year 2017

Applications are now open for UK Biobank of the year 2017! The UKCRC TDCC is dedicated to supporting and promoting those who provide researchers with fit-for-purpose samples and data in the UK. The Biobank of the Year Award recognises the sterling work of human tissue resources in biobanking and seeks to recognise the one that[…]

UK Biobank of the year 2016 – shortlist announced!

We are dedicated to promoting Biobanks and tissue custodians that go above and beyond in facilitating ground breaking research. We have asked researchers to nominate biobanks that have made their work possible. The shortlisted Biobanks for 2016 are: ALSPAC CCLG Tissue Bank Ethical Tissue Generation Scotland UK primary Sjogren’s syndrome Registry Northern Ireland Biobank Candidates[…]

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, DBE

The Centre is proud to announce that Professor Dame Jessica Corner, DBE, will be opening our UK Biobanking Showcase event!

Professor Dame Jessica Corner is Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange at the University of Nottingham. She was previously executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton and Director of NIHR CLARHC Wessex. She has held academic positions at King’s College, London, and was Director of the Centre of Cancer and Palliative Care Studies at the Institute of Cancer Research, London for 12 years and was the first nurse to be appointed to a Chair at the Institute. She conducted the first clinical trials of non-pharmacological management of the symptom of breathlessness in lung cancer and nurse-led care in lung cancer, as well as important studies of the pathway to diagnosis in lung cancer. Findings from these studies have been used in NICE guidelines. […]

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Annual Meeting Registration Now Open!

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre’s Annual meeting will be held at The Oval, London on the 16th November. UK Biobanking Showcase will be a chance to celebrate Biobanking in the UK. On the day, we’ll showcase the range of exciting biobanking capabilities in the UK. There’ll be debates, discussion panels, workshops and lots[…]