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ISBER Educational Webinar Archive - 2017
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ISBER presents a series of webinar available for both ISBER members and non-members, on a variety of topics related to the field of biological and environmental repositories. The archive of the recorded webinars is accessible to all members, free of charge upon logging in.

Past Webinars - 2017

  • Biobanking Software: Build vs Buy Considerations
  • Acquiring Automation in an Academic Core Facility

 

BIOBANKING SOFTWARE: BUILD VS BUY CONSIDERATIONS

PRESENTATION SUMMARY:

The presenter goes over building, buying, or adopting software for biobanking. References the pros and cons of each, considerations that you need to consider. Provides links to ISBER informatics checklist. 
This webinar will provide an introduction to the items that you need to consider when deciding on how to obtain biobanking software.

SPEAKER:

Kevin Meagher, Information Management Services, Inc., United States

Members: WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING HERE

 

ACQUIRING AUTOMATION IN AN ACADEMIC CORE FACILITY             

PRESENTATION SUMMARY:

During this webinar, Cara Ballard Sutcliffe, MS, Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics (VANTAGE) Manager, will present on her experience in both acquiring and using automation in an academic Core facility. VANTAGE is a genomics core laboratory consolidation initiated by an $8.6 million ARRA funded NIH grant award to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She will be joined by her Vanderbilt colleagues, Yan Ru Su, MD, Director of the Core Lab for Translational and Clinical Research, and Kerry Wiles, Center Coordinator and Program Director of the Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) Western Division, both of whom are working through the question of automation in their own biorespositories. The Core Lab for Translational and Clinical Research supports cardiovascular researchers in developing biorepositories supporting translational research projects and clinical trials. The CHTN procures and distributes remnant tissue from surgical resections and autopsies and consented biofluids to biomedical researchers in the U.S. and internationally.

SPEAKERS:

Cara Sutcliffe, MS, Yan Ru Su, MD, and Kerry Wiles.

Members: WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDING HERE

 

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