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Webinar 22 May

CORBEL Webinar

Title: Quality Management in Distributed Research Infrastructures Speaker: Dr. Michael Raess (INFRAFRONTIER) Date: May 22, 2018 Time: 15:30 CEST Quality Managemen more

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Webinar 05 Jun

CORBEL Webinar

Title: Status Update on the Code of Conduct for Health Research Initiative Speaker: Michaela Th. Mayrhofer (BBMRI-ERIC) Date: June 5, 2018 Time: 15:30 CEST The EU more

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Ghent / Belgium 01 Jul 04 Jul


The Core Technologies for Life Sciences (CTLS) Association will host its third biannual congress in Ghent, Belgium, from July 1 until 4, 2018. CTLS2018 will see p more

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21 Jun

06 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Assays for Qualification and Quality Stratification of Clinical Biospecimens Used in Research: A Technical Report from the ISBER Biospecimen Science Workin more

April 19th, 2018

GDPR: Final Guidelines on Consent and Transparency

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP 29) published the final Guidelines on Consent under Regulation 2016/679 (wp259) on Friday last week and the one more

GDPR public consultation
April 18th, 2018

Data in Question survey receives 400 responses

What social, ethical and legal challenges do researchers and stakeholders in the field of biobanking face that impact practices related to the handling and sharin more

BBMRI-ERIC survey questionnaire
April 17th, 2018

EMBL webinar series on Lifelong Learning

The recordings from the first four webinars from the EMBL webinar series on Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences are available to view: Education, Traini more

BBMRI-ERIC webinar
April 16th, 2018

Meet Vitomir, our new Systems Administrator

The BBMRI-ERIC team is pleased to welcome Vitomir Horvat as our new Systems Administrator, joining us at our office in Graz, Austria. Vitomir graduated with a deg more

Vitomir Horvat, BBMRI-ERIC Systems Administrator
April 13th, 2018

SPIDIA4P consortium meets in Luxembourg

On April 10th and 11th 2018, IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg) hosted the SPIDIA4P consortium meeting at its new premises in Dudelange, Luxembourg.   S more

SPIDIA4P, personalised medicine, EU project, Horizon 2020
April 4th, 2018

Ethical review of biobank-based research in Italy, our Italian National Node, recently co-developed two key ELSI matrices for good practice in biobanking research. At the same time, an agreement with the more

ELSI issues biobanking
April 3rd, 2018

CliniMARK COST Action meeting in Cascais, Portugal

The Human Genetics Department of the National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge organised a conference on good biomarker practice in Cascais, Portugal, from more

COST action meeting, BEST BIOMARKER PRACTICE, Clinimark
March 26th, 2018

BBMRI-ERIC and ISBER sign Memorandum of Understanding

In March 2018, ISBER and BBMRI-ERIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening the collaboration between the two organisations. The idea to consolid more

March 22nd, 2018

Pre-application for EMMRI is open

Develop your skills for leading research infrastructures with a global impact. Apply now for EMMRI – the Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastruct more

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March 21st, 2018

Biobanking and Pathology Workshop for Children

Who knows what a biobank is and does? What about a pathology institute? These were some of the questions addressed at a workshop organised by and the Ins more

Children's university workshop organised by
March 20th, 2018

Newly Appointed Scientific Advisory Board for Biobank Sweden

The Swedish Research Council-funded research infrastructure Biobank Sweden supports healthcare providers and universities with medical faculties working towards n more

March 15th, 2018

RItrain webinar series

Learn from experienced leaders in research infrastructures through our series of webinars.  RItrain is developing a series of webinars featuring leading personn more

RItrain, EU project, BBMRI-ERIC, Training, Management of Research Infrastructures
March 12th, 2018 presents draft code of conduct for Polish biobanks, our Polish National Node, is currently working with the Polish Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (PIGPPD) to prepare a code of condu more

data protection, biobanking, healthcare, patient data
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05 Apr

05 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Intraindividual Temporal miRNA Variability in Serum, Plasma, and White Blood Cell Subpopulations” Agenda:  Welcome Presentation “Intraindivid more

March 6th, 2018

Bio-informatics workshop

The Malta Biobank ( / EuroMED) team organised a 4-day bio-informatics workshop from 15th to 18th January, hosting Heimo Müller from BBMRI-ERIC’s Commo more

data, IT, biobanking, tools
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27 Mar

BBMRI.QM webinar

EDIReX Project: “EurOPDX Distributed Infrastructure for Research on patient-derived cancer Xenografts“   Agenda: Presentation of the EDIReX Project: more

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22 Mar

04 BBMRI.QM webinar

“In vitro diagnostic medical devices – Clinical performance studies using specimens from human subjects – Good study practice”   Agenda: 1. more

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20 Mar

03 BBMRI.QM webinar

“, The Cardiff Biobank and QMS” Agenda: Welcome Presentation “, The Cardiff Biobank and QMS”, Christopher Thomas, Quality Manag more

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06 Feb

02 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Norway, Biobanking of fresh frozen tissue from total prostatectomies” Agenda: Welcome Presentation “Norway, Biobanking of fresh frozen tissue from total p more

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22 Jan

Web conference: 01 WG6 Audit Programme meeting

Agenda: Welcome Presentation “ Audit Programme” Helmuth Haslacher, Dr., Head of Biobank VIENNA and Quality Coordinator of (Medical Universit more

February 26th, 2018


As previously reported, Sweden’s new national biobanking infrastructure, Biobank Sweden, got underway in January. A Swedish Research Council-funded research inf more

DNA structure, biobank, biobanking, BBMRI-ERIC
February 26th, 2018

CORBEL News Issue No. 6

Find out all the latest news on CORBEL, an H2020 cluster project uniting 13 European biological and medical research infrastructures. The current CORBEL newslett more

CORBEL EU project, life sciences
February 22nd, 2018

GBN launches revamped newsletter

German Biobank Node has just sent out its first newsletter this year, featuring a completely revamped design. This issue is only available in German at the moment more

Erik Steinfelder German Biobank Node newsletter interview, BBMRI-ERIC Director General
February 21st, 2018

SBP launches consultation on biobank governance documents

In its mission to help biobanks comply with applicable standards, SBP will soon provide them with templates to support them in their efforts to build strong gove more

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