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Events

Learn more about recent and upcoming events that explore topics related to biospecimen research and biorepository best practices.

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Past Events:

The U.S.-China Workshop on Developing Common Standards for Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research

OBBR is co-sponsoring an international workshop, The U.S.-China Workshop on Developing Common Standards for Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, with the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) that will be held in Tianjin, China on October 19th, 2011. The Workshop is designed to advance cancer research by raising awareness about the importance of developing and implementing common standards for biorepositories in the U.S. and China and of the need to initiate a process to identify and agree upon standards that can be implemented in both countries. For more information can be found here or at www.nfcr.org.

Biobanking 2011 — Collaborating for Global R&D and Investment

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD to present (Title TBD)
11th — 12th July 2011
Crowne Plaza — The City
London, UK

2011 Annual Biospecimen Research Network (BRN) Symposium:

Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science
March 28-29, 2011
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Bethesda, Maryland
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Biospecimens Interest Group: Linking Patients to Research Data and Biospecimens Using a Global Unique Patient Identifier

January 20, 2011
Lipsett Auditorium, Building 10, NIH
2:00pm-3:00pm

NCI Meet the Expert Session: Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies — Supporting the Early-Stage Development of Innovative Technologies

Expert: Mark Lim, Ph.D., Deputy Program Director, NCI Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Program
April 20, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Location: NCI Exhibit #1121
Washington, D.C.
9:00-10:00 a.m.

NCI Meet the Expert Session: NCI caHUB: How Will a National Biobank Serve the Cancer Researcher?

Expert: Carolyn Compton, M.D., Ph.D., Director, NCI Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Resource
April 19, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Location: NCI Exhibit #1121
Washington, D.C.
1:00-2:00 p.m.

AACR 101st Annual Meeting

Session: NCI caHUB: Meeting the Biospecimen Demand for Post-Genomic Cancer Research
April 18, 2010
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room: 140
Washington, D.C.
3:30-4:30 p.m.
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NCI 3rd Annual Biospecimen Research Network (BRN) Symposium:
Advancing Cancer Research Through Biospecimen Science

March 24-25, 2010
Bethesda North Mariott Hotel & Conference Center
Bethesda, Md.
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NCI Cancer Human Biobank (caHUB) Public Informational Meetings

March 1, 2010
8:00 a.m-Noon PST
University of California, Los Angeles Campus
Faculty Center, The California Room
Los Angeles, Calif.
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Preproposal Teleconference for caHUB Normal Tissue Acquisition RFP

February 26, 2010
1:00-3:00 p.m. EST
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NCI Cancer Human Biobank (caHUB) Public Informational Meetings

February 19, 2010
8:00 a.m.-noon EST
National Institutes of Health
Natcher Auditorium
Bethesda, Md.
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