REGISTER NOW! “MSc Biobanking” in Graz, Austria

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MSc Biobanking GrazThis year our first international graduates will complete the distance learning Master course “MSc Biobanking” at the Medical University of Graz – Biobank Graz. At the same time the next Master course is starting. Therefore registration for the distance learning Master course “MSc Biobanking” in English starting in October 2018 is open now.

Please notice that modules can be booked individually as well without attending the whole Master course and finalized with a document stating attendance of the course. However, this will not lead to receiving a Master’s degree.

Detailed information on the university course can be found on our homepage: www.medunigraz.at/mscbiobanking

Announcing the Keystone Symposia Conference on “Leveraging Genomic Diversity to Promote Animal and Human Health”

Submit an abstract and register today for Keystone Symposia’s upcoming conference on Leveraging Genomic Diversity to Promote Animal and Human Healthscheduled for November 25-29, 2018 at Speke Resort & Conference Centre in Kampala, Uganda. The conference is part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Global Health Travel Awards are for investigators from LMICs where the topic of the meeting is a particular importance. Scholarships, requiring submission of an abstract, are available to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from any nation. Short talk speakers will be chosen from all abstracts submitted by the abstract deadline. Read more

GFBR meeting on ‘the ethics of data sharing and biobanking in health research’ – call now open

The Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) will hold a two-day meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 13-14 November 2018 on the theme of the ethics of data sharing and biobanking in health research”.

As part of the upcoming meeting, the GFBR is seeking case studies that bring attention to key ethical issues that have emerged when conducting data sharing and biobanking in LMIC settings and proposals to participate in a session on guidance and policy issues.

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