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Open Access Biobanks @ UCL

Date: 18th April

Time: 09.15-18.00

Location: Kennedy LT, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH

Cost: Free

Come to the Open Access Biobanks@UCL event on 18 April and find out more about the biobank resources available at UCL. The day, which is hosted by the UCL Reproduction and Development Domain, marks the launch of the new UCL BioResource.

There are a range of biobanks at UCL providing services and access to a range of sample types, this if your chance to find out more about biobanking, what is available and some of the work being done using human tissue.

The UCL BioResource is one of 7 centres which will form part of the NIHR National BioResource. The UCL BioRescource will have access to samples and data from 10,000 of the unique population of volunteers and patients, from UCL and partner hospitals, who have consented to be recalled for further studies according to genotype and phenotype. This will provide a powerful resource for studying disease mechanisms, and characterising the benefits and limitations of emerging therapies. 

Read here for the programme, contact details and how to register