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Introduction to Biobanking

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Friday, December 06, 2019
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9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Tom Burke
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GCB Academy

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.

Registration required: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bKlpk6mFKRPRs69