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Education & Training Committee

Education and Training Committee Purpose:

Identify and implement mechanisms to ensure that ISBER members have access to state-of-the art information and tools to effectively operate repositories for the preservation of specimens for future research and analysis following Best Practices. The Committee makes information on training courses and other educational opportunities available to allow for the dissemination of methods and practices for performing efficient, effective biorepository activities.

More Information:

This Committee strives to identify ways to ensure that ISBER members have access to state-of-the art information in order to effectively operate repositories and ensure quality preservation of specimens to use for future research and analysis. Wherever possible, the Committee makes available to members information on training courses and other educational opportunities to allow for the dissemination of methods and practices for performing efficient, effective repository activities.

The Committee is currently recruiting for new members until October 15, 2015. If you would like to join, please fill out an application here.

 

Committee Chair:

Committee Vice-Chair:

  Sheila O'Donoghue
BC Cancer Agency Tumour Tissue Repository
Victoria, Canada
 

Sara Nussbeck
University Medical Center Goettingen
Goettingen, Germany


Committee Members:

 
Cheryl Michels
Freezerworks, A Division of Dataworks Development, Inc., Washington, United States
Diane McGarvey
Cooperative Human Tissue Network
Philadelphia, United States
Kathy Sexton, MBA
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center, Alabama, United States
Kristina Hill, MPH, MT(ASCP)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington D.C., United States
Candace Carter
NSW Health Pathology
Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia 

Erin Horne, BS
U Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States

Tamsin Tarling
BC Children's Hospital Biobank
Vancouver, BC, Vancouver
Maimuna Mendy
International Agency for Research on Cancer
Lyon, France
Marta Castelhano
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York, United States
 

Committee Advisors: 

Webinar Task Force Leader

Nicole SieffertMBA, CCRC
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States
Lise Matzke
OBER c/o Deeley Research Centre
Victoria, BC, Canada

 

MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center
MD Anderson Cancer Center
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