Biobanking 2014

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February 14, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Experiences and challenges of setting up biobanks and biobanking networks 

Biobanking 2014 will discuss the skills and efforts needed to set up and maintain the banking of Biospecimens used for basic research through clinical trials. How to set up efficient and effective collection, processing, storage, and tracking of biospecimens will be discussed. Bringing together biomedical and biopharmaceutical researchers, regulators, biorepository managers, and practitioners this event will investigate the best methods for effective storage of biospecimens in the 21st Century. This event has CPD accreditation and is part of BioBanking 2014

Who Should Attend

Academic and Research Institutes: Group and Lab Heads, Postdoctoral Scientists and Research Students, Technical staff Biotech and Pharma Industry: CEOs, Chief Scientists, Group Heads, Senior and Junior Scientists, Research Biobank Staff and Managers from the following departments: Research & Development, Biobanking, Biorepository, Biological Sample Management, Biosample Management, Pharmacogenomics, Pathology, Genomics, Translational Medicine, Personalised Medicine, Lab Management, Inventory Management, Molecular Technologies, Biologics Research, Data Privacy/Protection/Security Officers and Quality Control and Quality Management.

Monday, 17 February 2014

09:00 – 17:00

9:00 – 9:45           Registration

9:45 – 10:00         Introduction by the Chair:

10:00 – 10:30       Mixed models for biobanking in Academia

10:30 – 11:00        Biobanking and legacy management of viable primary cells and cell lines from large cohort disease studies by Public Health England.

11:00 –  11:30     Morning Coffee and Poster Session 

11:30 –  12:00     Talk title to be confirmed 
Dr Nita Solanky
, University College London

12:00 – 12:30      Harmonisation – a hot topic

12:30  – 13:30     Lunch, poster exhibition and trade show

13:30 – 14:30      Discussion session

14:30 – 15:00      The National Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Biobank in Partenership with the Nottingham HealthScience Biobank
15:00 – 15:30      Afternoon Tea,  last poster session  and trade show

15:30 – 16:00      The Bio-PIN, advantages for Biobanks and Biobank networks

16:00 – 16:30     Talk title to be confirmed

16:30 – 17:00      Chairman’s summing up


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