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Alcalá de Henares / Spain 22 May 2019 24 May

Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference

Registration is now open for the 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference, which will take place in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, from May 22 till 24, 201 ...read more


April 16th, 2019

ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC COLLECTS OVER 10,000 COLORECTAL CANCER DATASETS FOR RESEARCH

ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC has just completed: our pilot project is a resounding success! Using 25 biobanks from 12 of our Member Countries, BBMRI-ERIC was able to create a ...read more


Colon cancer section
April 9th, 2019

BBMRI-ERIC and SPIDIA4P Discuss Academia-Industry Partnerships at the European Parliament

Academia-Industry Research Partnership Showcases Role of Standards in Personalised Medicine to European Decision Makers The event organised by BBMRI-ERIC and SPID ...read more


April 4th, 2019

Vacancy Note: Legal Officer

Job Title: Legal Officer Job Location: The central executive management office of BBMRI-ERIC in Graz, Austria Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension ...read more


Hiring, vacancy, job, BBMRI-ERIC Graz
April 4th, 2019

Biobank Sweden’s Scientific Advisory Board meet with the Steering Committee

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


December 11th, 2018

BBMRI-ERIC Work Programme & Vision Paper

With the year drawing to a close, we thought we would share our plans for the new year and our vision beyond 2019 with you. While the Work Programme 2019 describe ...read more


December 8th, 2018

The Final Rule in the U.S. and Its Implications for Biobank Research

Since the Common Rule was developed in the 1990s, the landscape and volume of research activities have changed dramatically. This growth and expansion of human su ...read more


December 5th, 2018

Europe Biobank Week 2019

Europe Biobank Week 2019 will take place in Lübeck, Germany, from October 8 until 11. More details on the speakers, the programme, etc. will follow soon. Subscri ...read more


Luebeck, Germany, old town
November 27th, 2018

Assembly of Members Approves Work Programme 2019

BBMRI-ERIC held its 12th Assembly of Members in Breukelen, the Netherlands, on November 13, 2018. The Assembly of Members is one of the governing bodies of BBMRI- ...read more


BBMRI-ERIC Assembly of Members 2018, Breukelen, Netherlands
November 26th, 2018

Data Management: A Critical Step in Genomics Research

Genetic profiles of patients suffering from cancer or a rare disease are routinely created and interpreted nowadays. It is not uncommon for patients to have their ...read more


November 23rd, 2018

BBMRI.at presents: the KIWI Cohort

This month, our Austrian Node, BBMRI.at, presents an outstanding sample collection hosted by Biobank Graz. The KIWI* cohort consists of body fluids and data that ...read more


man touching woman's belly
November 23rd, 2018

GBN and GBA Receive Feedback from SEAB

“The SEAB congratulates GBN and GBA for their extraordinary achievements and the work completed over the past year,” said Dr Fay Betsou at the meeting of the ...read more


Group photo, Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board of German Biobank Node
November 22nd, 2018

Using Data in Medical Research: the Latvian Experience

On 16 November 2018, the Latvian National Node of BBMRI-ERIC, BBMRI.LV, organised a seminar titled “Use of data in medical research in Latvia: experience and fu ...read more


BBMRI Latvia organises workshop on challenges related to using data for medical research in Latvia
November 22nd, 2018

Governing Research-Based Biobanks in Latvia

In November, the Institute for Clinical and Preventive Medicine at the University of Latvia received a grant from the Latvian Council of Science for a project tit ...read more


Man in checked shirt holding glasses, stock photo, BBMRI-ERIC
November 21st, 2018

Join our Team in Graz

Our team continues to grow, which is why we are currently on the lookout for a Quality Management Officer as well as a Finance Officer. BBMRI-ERIC offers fringe b ...read more


Hiring, vacancy, job, BBMRI-ERIC Graz
November 21st, 2018

Uppsala Health Summit Report

All over the world, the number of new cancer cases increases at a pace which will pose enormous strains on all healthcare systems if we continue to ignore the war ...read more


3d rendered Cancer Cell on a color background, biobanking, biobanks, BBMRI-ERIC
November 20th, 2018

GBA and GBN Organise Stakeholder Workshop

Do biomaterial donors want to be informed of research findings achieved using their samples? What do patients think of possible online portals that allow them to ...read more


Sample Processing
November 20th, 2018

GBN Publishes Quality Management Manual

The German Biobank Node (GBN) has published its QM manual – the manual for quality management in biobanking. It is freely available as an “open access”  p ...read more


November 16th, 2018

BBMRI.at Raises Awareness for Sample Quality

BBMRI.at, our Austrian National Node, has been working tirelessly to raise awareness on the importance of quality standards and appropriate sample quality managem ...read more


Biobank Graz and BBMRI.at at their booth at the Austrian platform for personalised medicine congress in Graz
October 30th, 2018

Spotlight on: BBMRI.it

Our news section takes us to Italy this month, where our Italian Node reports on its most recent activities.   BBMRI.it at Meet in Italy for Life Sciences in ...read more


News from our Italian Node, BBMRI.it
October 29th, 2018

BBMRI-NL: ENABLING FAIR DATA MANAGEMENT

MOLGENIS Research can help even non-bioinformaticians (!) enable FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable data) data management and is freely avail ...read more


BBMRI Netherlands enables FAIR data management
October 25th, 2018

European Biotech Week 2018: Playing biobank card games

Organising an initiative together with A.Li.Sa., the regional health authority, Ligurian biobanks returned to European Biotech Week this year. Taking place from ...read more


Students playing biobank card games at European Biotech Week 2018
October 25th, 2018

GBA presents pilot tool for sample search

The German Biobank Alliance (GBA) has come a decisive step closer to enabling scientists to search for biomaterial samples and associated data online across multi ...read more


German Biobank Alliance staff present pilot for online sample search tool
October 25th, 2018

Biobank Sweden Launches ELSI Helpdesk

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


ELSI-Servicedesk, Personalised Medicine, BBMRI-NL
October 23rd, 2018

BBMRI-NL OMICS NOMINATED FOR DUTCH DATA PRIZE

The dataset ‘BBMRI-OMICS: molecular big data for discovering disease mechanisms and biomarkers’ has been nominated by the jury of the Dutch Data Prize. BBMRI- ...read more


BBMRI-NL OMICS NOMINATED FOR DUTCH DATA PRIZE

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