GLBRN Annual Scientific Meeting: Biospecimen Collections & Biobanking in the Era of Precision Medicine

Friday, September 7, 2018 8:00 am to 3:00 pm


NCRC, Building 18 Dining Hall


The UMMS Central Biorepository will be hosting the 5th annual Great Lakes Biorepository Research Network (GLBRN) Annual Symposium on Friday September 7, 2018, in the NCRC Dining Hall. This year’s theme is “Biospecimen Collections and Biobanking in the Era of Precision Medicine”. The format will include two keynote speakers and 4 workshops covering several aspects biobanking operations:
   • Biobanking for Clinical and Translational Research
   • Tissue Collections for Pathology Laboratory Based Biobanking 
   • Informed Consent of Participants
   • The Importance of Quality Management in Biobanks
The meeting runs from 8am to 3pm on Friday, September 7, 2018. Please see the CBR website for the agenda and more information. Lunch will be provided.
The event is free to attend. A select group of technology vendors will also be presenting their most recent innovative technologies for attendees to learn about. 
The Great Lakes Biorepository Research Network (GLBRN) has as a mission to foster biomedical research collaboration by enhancing access to biospecimens between institutions, improve on the practices of biospecimen procurement and biobanking, and to share through education the advances in biobanking and its contributions to biomedical science.