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UK Biobanking Showcase 2018: date announced

The UKCRC TDCC have confirmed the date of their annual meeting, UK Biobanking Showcase 2018. The event will be held on the 27th November at a brand new location in central London. Expect more interactive talks, debates and an up to date picture of Biobanking in the UK and beyond. Topics will include sustainability planning,
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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:
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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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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. Global Biobank Week was held in Stockholm this in September 2017. This year the conference was hosted as a collaboration between BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB and ISBER.
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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
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Patient data and tissue samples – benefits, barriers and concerns

On 9th May, 2017, the UKCRC TDCC co-hosted the workshop ‘Patient data and tissue samples – benefits, barriers and concerns’ along with Use MY Data<, Independent Cancer Patient’s Voice (ICPV) and the NCRI’s Cellular & Molecular Pathology (CM-Path) initiative. The event was a good opportunity to delve into the issues associated with tissue sample and
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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
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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
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