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Health-RI, COREON, BBMRI-NL, PSI AND NFU have recently submitted their comments on the Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on Consent under Regulation 2016/679 (wp259) and Transparency under Regulation 2016/679 (wp260)

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UMCG summer course: Fundamentals of Biobanking and Cohort Research

The fifth edition of this highly successful summer school explores the fundamentals of biobanking and cohort research. Biobank research involves the use of systematic collections of human biomaterials and related data, in population-based or clinical investigations, to answer… Read More

Europe Biobank Week 2018: Biosharing for Scientific Discovery

Co-organised by BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB, Europe Biobank Week 2018 will take place in Antwerp, Belgium, from the 4th until the 7th September 2018. Building on the momentum of Global Biobank Week in Stockholm this year, 2018 will see… Read More

Cisca Wijmenga krijgt eervolle leerstoel

  Het College van Bestuur van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen heeft Cisca Wijmenga benoemd als hoogleraar op de Lodewijk Sandkuijl Leerstoel. De universiteit hanteert het instrument van vernoemde leerstoelen om onderzoekers van grote verdienste te eren. Cisca Wijmenga heeft… Read More

Course: SNP’s and Human Diseases. 13 -17 November 2017 – Erasmus MC – Rotterdam

The aim of this advanced course on complex genetics, is to give a broad introduction in SNP techniques and applications. The first part is focused on “learning-by-doing” sessions (“practicals”) on bio-informatic and statistical analysis. On the last part ‘special guests’… Read More

Hands-on Workshop: data management tools for translational research Oct 12 in Utrecht

After a first successful data management workshop in 2016, TraIT, BBMRI-NL and DTL will organize a follow-up on October 12 during the second annual Lygature Partnerships MeetUp.   Together with the joint Health-RI infrastructures TraIT, BBMRI-NL and DTL  … Read More

2017 XNAT Developer Workshop

The XNAT community is happy to announce that the 2017 XNAT Developer Workshop will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from October 16th until October 18th.   The workshop is organized jointly by the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam… Read More

Improving the legal framework for Dutch human tissue research

Research using human tissue specimens greatly contributes to a healthy and innovative research environment and optimal care for Dutch citizens. This requires clear, workable laws and regulations for both researchers, health care professionals, patients and citizens alike. The… Read More

Biobank Quality

Ensuring reproducibility and reliability of scientific work should be at the heart of medi­cal science. It is thus an issue of great concern for BBMRI. In this special issue of the BBMRI-ERIC you can find information about quality… Read More

Report BBMRI-omics: introduction and hands-on application

The house is there, you just have to learn how to use it. In Utrecht, the 2-days BBMRI-Omics event was held with more than 100 participants. The aim was to introduce and to learn how to use the… Read More