Environmental Sustainability in Biobanking We’re all getting more conscious of our impact on the environment, but what can we do to have an effect in the workplace? We speak to Martin Farley, Sustainable Laboratory Advisor at UCL to find out more. Why Sustainability in the Lab? Lab sustainability is a growing field, which focuses on[…]
UKCRC TDCC staff visited the University of Cardiff to learn about biobanking in Wales through talking to researchers and visiting the new Cardiff University Biobank (CUB) and Wales Cancer Bank.
In our latest blog post we meet our Director, Phil Quinlan, to find out more about his role and future work at the UKCRC TDCC.
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. Why we made the change We received feedback that some users managed several resources and therefore to have a separate email and password for each[…]
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 Thermo Fisher Scientific and as first Biobank Commercial Leader EMEA, he went on to head the complete biobank portfolio and range of activities. Additionally, between[…]
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 TDCC Research engagement manager reports back on the week’s events. I attended Europe Biobank Week on behalf of the UKCRC TDCC this month. It was[…]
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 Scientist Office. Sharon has worked within a variety of translational based projects using human tissues, including PLK1 repression in breast cancer where she was awarded the[…]
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 Vice Principal of Data Science at the University of Edinburgh. Prior to this Andrew was Dean of Medicine at the University of Dundee and Chief[…]