In the first 2017 issue of The Biobank perspectives newsletter, the B3Africa ELSI team reports on some of the key steps taken during the first 18 months of the project.
The fourth issue of the B3Africa newsletter is now available. It highlights recent updates made to the project’s website in order to describe the great progress achieved so far.
The 3rd jamboree, another big success, was organized by MEDIZINISSCHE UNIVERSITAT GRAZ on 9-13 January 2017, in Austria. Perhaps, the magnificent setting contributed to the stimulating work ambience to render the event extremely productive – several new ideas were sprouted and exchanged on how to implement the integrated informatics ecosystem of the BiBBox.
The first B3Africa face-to-face course and site visit was organized at the Stellenbosch University (SU), Cape Town, South Africa on 12-14 December 2016.
B3Africa was presented at the 2016 Kenyan International Cancer Conference organised by the Kenyan Society for Haematology and Oncology (KESHO) and held at Kisumu, Kenya. Delegates included scientist, researchers, physicians, pathologists, oncologists and future generation of cancer researchers to discuss issues related to conference theme of ‘bringing cancer care closer to the community’. B3Africa project […]
Webinar 3 in our series was presented by Roxana Merino Martinez B3Africa WP7 leader and Suyesh Amatya, software developer and WP7 team member of Karolinska Institutet, Sweden on Monday 21 November 2016 at 1 pm CET. Ver positive feedback! Look out for news on upcoming webinars.
Webinar 2 on Ethical, Legal and Social Issues (ELSI) was presented by Santa Slokenberga of Uppsala University on Thursday 27 October 2016 AT 2 pm CEST. A great success, as attested by testimonials. Many thanks to the participants for an interactive session!
In this third and latest issue of the B3Africa Newsletter, the project presents news from the first and second technical Jamborees with a video, updates from the Annual General Meeting (20 June 2016 in Graz, Austria) and the launch of the B3Africa Webinar series. You will also find a list of upcoming events.