Russia’s First Commercial Research Biobank, National BioService, Opened a New Laboratory at the Skolkovo Technopark in Moscow

Contributed by Zisis Kozlakidis, PhD, ISBER President 2017-2018 Two nationwide initiatives were announced during the “Opening of the NBS and of ROSBIO” workshop in Moscow, Russia on the 23rd of November 2017. The first is a recent creation of the Russian Biobanking Society (ROSBIO). The main goal of the Society... Read more →

Public Education Workshop about Biobanking

Contributed by Workshop Organizers: Suzanne Vercauteren, MD, PhD, FRCPC (Director BC Children’s Hospital Biobank) Sheila O’Donoghue (Biobank Leader, Tumour Tissue Repository, BC Cancer Agency & Project Manager, UBC Office of Biobank Education and Research) Tamsin Tarling (Administrative Manager, BC Children’s Hospital BioBank)  We facilitated a workshop focused on public education... Read more →

President’s Message July 2017

Zisis Kozlakidis, PhD, ISBER President 2017-2018 By now many of you will know that I took on the role of ISBER President at our annual meeting in Toronto in May of this year. I am pleased for this opportunity to bring you up to date on ISBER activities. Let’s start... Read more →