What do you plan to do for the holidays? Meet family, vacation, foreign trip, or my favorite- “do nothing”?
Do let us know or better send us some pictures.
Before you go, here is your monthly curated pick of biobanking news, jobs, and events from across the globe.
Fresh of the Press:
- NIH launches first U.S. clinical trial of patient-derived stem cell therapy to replace dying cells in the retina
- Emory University breaks ground on an innovative biomedical research facility
- Inside the giant biobanks with 110,000 blood samples that may hold the key to curing cancer
- Britain is profiling the genes, health, and lifestyles of its citizens and handing the results to scientists across the world.
- NINDS Awards Coriell Institute for Medical Research $7.7 Million Contract
- The Sturge-Weber Foundation Provides New “Catalyst Awards” to Researchers and Biorepository Seed Fund
- CureDuchenne Develops Biobank to Aid Duchenne Lab Research
- Huge genetic databases are hurting marginalized people’s health
- How an unlikely bond between a land banker and a neuroscientist secured funding for a Hugh Green Biobank
- Taiwan Biobank to expand gene database to 200,000 individuals by 2024
Biobank Job Alerts
- Senior Program Developer– Allegheny Health Network- Pittsburgh, USA
- Research Associate I – Biobank Histology (BTRC) – Cedars Sinai – Los Angeles, USA
- Senior Director, Biobank – New Haven, CT, USA
- Clinical Research Fellow – University of Southampton, UK
- Research Assistant – Cardiology – Columbia University, USA
- Clinical Research Coordinator-General Medicine – Columbia University, USA
- Clinical Research Project Mgr – Cancer Institute, University of Cincinnati, USA
- Participant Recruiter-BioBank – University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA
- Biorepository Technologist – Branford, Connecticut, USA
- Breast, Gynaecological, and Immuno-oncology International Conference: Cairo, Egypt (9-10 January 2020)
- Biobanking International Symposium: New Delhi, India (20-21 February 2020)
- ISBER 2020 Annual Meeting: Anaheim, USA (14-18 April 2020)
Live Webinar: How did the University of California (Davis) achieve CAP certification of their Pathology Biorepository?
In our next webinar, Ms. Irmi Feldman (Biorepository Manager) will talk about their OpenSpecimen usage and how they achieved CAP accreditation.
Date and time: January 16th, 9 am PT | 12 pm ET
For agenda and registration: Click here.
Blogs and Case studies:
- Blog: How to use OpenSpecimen in Longitudinal Studies?
- Case study: Adopting an Organized and Queryable Biospecimen Database