Other Education Resources
Below is a list of biobank and clinical research education courses offered by other organizations.
Groups delivering biobank education
|Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg, U of Luxembourg, Luxembourg||Principles of Biobanking Certificate This 3 week certificate program aims to:
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|Catholic University of Lyon, France||Masters in Management and Biobanking A 2-year Master's progam that focuses on QC/QA, the management of bioresources, how to get funding for a biobank, how to set up MTA, how to follow a translational or clinical research program.||on-site course work|
|College of American Pathologists (CAP), USA||CAP Accreditation for Biorepositories - Featuring a peer-inspection review model, the program
encourages the exchange of knowledge and best practices with biorepository experts. After attaining
accreditation, your organization will be recognized for delivering the highest quality biospecimens needed
to ensure better patient outcomes. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAP Webinar: Biospecimens and Biorepositories for the Community Pathologist , webinar presented by Rajesh Dash, MD, FCAP; James Robb, MD, PhD, FCAP; David Booker, MD, FCAP; and Paul Bachner, MD, FCAP. Access anytime, online, archived: cap.org/webinars.
|Confederation of Cancer Biobanks, UK||Workshops: Workshops offered recent titles include 'Harmonisation and Standardization', and 'Benchmarking, Certification and Accreditation'||on-site|
|Genetic Alliance, USA||Various webinars and courses on a variety of biobank topics.||on-site, web-based|
|Biopreservation Core Resource (BioCoR), USA||Various educational webinars and courses designed for for individuals and institutions on the scientific basis for preservation, teaching best practices and supplying protocol-specific as a service to the community.||on-site, web-based|
|Public Population Project in Genomics and Society (P3G), Canada||Various workshops and webinars related to research and biobanking||on-site, web-based|
Other Related Education
|NOWGEN, UK||Courses for health professionals, university and pharmaceutical industry researchers in biomedical technologies and science.||on-site, web-based|
|Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA), USA||Course and an internationally recognized certification program which promote quality clinical research and clinical science.||on-site|
|Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS): Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, Canada||Online tutorial TCPS 2: CORE (Course on Research Ethics) is an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2). It consists of eight modules focusing on the guidance in TCPS 2 that is applicable to all research regardless of discipline or methodology.||web-based|
|The Network of Networks (N2), Canada||Clinical research courses, many of which are pertinent to several biobank operational practices including Transportation of Dangerous Goods/ International Air Transport Association, Good Clinical Practice Course, Human Subjects Research (HSR) Biomedical Focus, Responsible Conduct of Research||on-site, web-based|