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Practical Biobanking

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

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