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Practical Biobanking

Nowgen Centre
Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
26 October 2009 - 29/10/2009

The 4th Nowgen Centre course on Practical Biobanking.

This course is aimed at biobank sponsors and researchers looking to establish and maintain a successful biological sample resource. The course has evolved in close consultation with national and international biobanking communities, to address practical issues of establishing and running a liquid or tissue biobank.

The course will include:

  • optional practical laboratory day on DNA extraction and quantification techniques;

  • talks from distinguished liquid and tissue biobanking scientists;

  • discussion and networking forums;

  • a tour of major biobanking facilities in the North West of England, including UK Biobank;

  • robotic automation workshop at RTS Life Science.

Attendance fees range from £150 to £575. To register, use this online form or contact the Nowgen Centre at or on +44 (0)161 276 5956 .

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Further details of this event are available on the Nowgen Centre website.

Published by the Progress Educational Trust


Public Conference
8 December 2017

Speakers include

Professor Azim Surani

Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz

Professor Robin Lovell-Badge

Sally Cheshire

Professor Guido Pennings

Katherine Littler

Professor Allan Pacey

Dr Sue Avery

Professor Richard Anderson

Dr Elizabeth Garner

Dr Andy Greenfield

Dr Anna Smajdor

Dr Henry Malter

Vivienne Parry

Dr Helen O'Neill

Dr César Palacios-González

Philippa Taylor

Fiona Fox

Sarah Norcross

Sandy Starr


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