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Budapest / Hungary 02 Jul 04 Jul

Registration for the European Chemical Biology Symposium in Budapest Now Open

Have you always wanted to learn more about the exciting developments currently taking place in chemical biology and EU-OPENSCREEN? The ECBS 2017, taking place in ...read more


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Athens / Greece 29 Aug 01 Sep

13th ESA Conference

There will be around 700 sessions by ESA’s 37 Research Networks as well as Research Streams, many semi-plenaries and plenaries, a special PhD workshop and of co ...read more


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03 Jun

04 WG3 Tissue Meeting: invitation to all BBMRI-ERIC WG

Agenda:  Welcome Presentation “OECI: A organization of Institutions on the Oncology Frontline” (Giorgio Stanta, Professor of Pathology Dept. Medical Science ...read more


June 22nd, 2017

Hot off the press: Biobanks Europe Magazine No. 7

We are delighted to announce that the Biobanks Europe Magazine No. 7 is out. If you have always wondered what the ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC project is all about, if you ...read more


June 21st, 2017

Four simple recommendations to encourage best practices in research software

Co-authored by Petr Holub, IT/Data Protection Manager at BBMRI-ERIC, this new article highlights how already existing best practices in software development can b ...read more


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19 Jun

Web Conference: All BBMRI-ERIC Working Groups

Agenda Welcome Short tour the table: Petr Holub, David van Enckevort, Kaisa Silander Presentation “Overview of the IT architecture/services of BBMRI-ERIC” (P ...read more


June 2nd, 2017

INFRAFRONTIER2020 Project Trans-national Access call June 2017: Late-onset systemic phenotyping (ageing pipeline)

Context and aim of the call INFRAFRONTIER is the European Research Infrastructure for phenotyping, archiving and distribution of model mammalian genomes. The INFR ...read more


May 24th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC Directory reaches 100m samples

BBMRI-ERIC is delighted to announce that its Directory has now reached 100m samples, making it the largest biobanking catalogue on the globe. Having recently been ...read more


May 24th, 2017

Children as Researchers: Event Co-Organised by BBMRI.at Proves a Success

Together with the Austrian Society of Pathology and the Institute of Pathology of the Medical University of Graz, BBMRI.at recently organised a research event for ...read more


May 23rd, 2017

First successful RItrain staff exchange hosted by EATRIS

On March 10 and 11, EATRIS hosted the first RItrain Staff Exchange at its headquarters in Amsterdam. Eleven participants came together with EATRIS staff to share ...read more


May 23rd, 2017

Common Minimum Technical Standards and Protocols for Biobanks Dedicated to Cancer Research: New Book Published by IARC

Biobanking has developed at a rapid pace in recent years, initiated by the drive for personalised medicine, the need for high-quality biological resources and ass ...read more


May 22nd, 2017

New European Initiative ORION launched in Barcelona at the Beginning of May

ORION is a new collaborative European project that will explore ways in which research and funding organisations in life sciences and biomedicine can open up the ...read more


May 12th, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding to set up an ERIC Forum Signed by our Director General this Week

The 6th European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) Network Meeting took place in snowy Helsinki on May 9 and 10. After two days of presentations and break ...read more


May 9th, 2017

New comment co-authored by Jan-Eric Litton: Bridging the translational innovation gap through good biomarker practice

Jan-Eric Litton is one of the authors of a comment recently published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. Titled Bridging the Translational Innovation Gap Through ...read more


May 9th, 2017

Abstract submission deadline for Global Biobank Week extended

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 2017 Global Biobank Week in Stockholm has been extended to May 18. Click here for more information and to sub ...read more


May 8th, 2017

Biobanking UK announce date for 2017’s annual meeting

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre have set the date for their 2017 annual meeting. They will be returning to the Kia Oval on the 18th October for ...read more


May 5th, 2017

German Biobank Alliance Launched

After a long, intensive preparatory phase, the German Biobank Alliance has finally been launched. Coordinated by  the German Biobank Node, it will serve the enti ...read more


April 27th, 2017

Organising BBMRI.pl: The Polish Biobanking Network

Poland has around 40 large biorepositories storing unique biological material such as whole brains and muscle fibres from patients with rare diseases, as well as ...read more


April 27th, 2017

News from our National Node in Austria

BBMRI.at-internal QM cross audit at Biobank Graz A sign of mutual trust within the BBMRI.at consortium – March 2017 Read the full article here   New pu ...read more


April 27th, 2017

German biobanks receive 14 million Euros of government funding to build a professional infrastructure

As of May 1, 2017, eleven German biobanks will be joining forces in the German Biobank Alliance in order to build a network of biobanks supporting research projec ...read more


April 27th, 2017

TURKISH GENOME PROJECT LAUNCHED

The newly founded Health Institutes of Turkey (TUSEB) have initiated a Turkish genome project that aims at sequencing 100,000 genomes from healthy individuals as ...read more


April 27th, 2017

Establishing a New Biobank Network in Istanbul, Turkey

The Investing in the Future: BIOBANK project, which was funded by the Istanbul Development Agency during the 2015-2016 period, has been successfully completed. Th ...read more


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