GCB Academy: Introduction to Biobanking

December 6, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Tom Burke

Registration Deadline: Dec. 2

This seminar will offer an introductory overview of key considerations and best practices in establishing and maintaining clinical biospecimen collections for genomic and precision medicine research. Topics covered will include:  basic concepts in biobank and cohort research; role of standardization, harmonization, and quality control; maintaining unique sample identification and robust chain-of-custody tracking; need for secure information and inventory management systems for samples and data; important considerations in repository design; and an overview of biobanking resources at Duke and beyond.

Cost: Free

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