CM-Path/CCB Biobanking workshop – ‘Do we really need another biobank?’

Tuesday 14th May 2019
All day

The Francis Crick Institute, 10.30-16.30

More about this event

Biobanks can provide essential support for research but can be difficult to set up and expensive to run. In this workshop you will hear from experts in the field about the barriers to success and how to overcome them.

We will cover:

  • Regulatory and ethical considerations
  • How to make your biobank attractive
  • How to turn your pathology archive into a research tissue bank
  • sustainability, infrastructure and sample quality considerations

» Download the agenda (PDF)

Download the presentations from the day:

»  Prof. Andy Hall – ‘Review of current UK Biobanking Landscape’ (PDF)

»  Prof. Claude Chelala – ‘The Challanges of accessing samples and data for research’ (PDF)

» Dr Zoe Davison – ‘What do funders expect from a biobank?’ (PDF)

» Charlotte Allen – ‘What do regulators expect and ask of biobanks?’ (PDF)

» Dr Claire Lewis – ‘Regulatory and ethical considerations when setting up a biobank’ (PDF)

» Dr Alex Bonner – ‘How to make your biobank attractive to researchers’ (PDF)

» Prof. Valerie Speirs – ‘Sample quality considerations for biobanking’ (PDF)

» Dr James Peach – ‘Why are biobanks important to Medicine Development’ (PDF)