Webinar 2 on Ethical, Legal and Social Issues (ELSI), led by Jane Reichel and Santa Slokenberga of Uppsala University to be held on 27 October 2016 at 14:00-15:30 CEST/French time Target Audience: B3Africa use case participants, biobankers, researchers, research administrators, members of ethics review boards and similar bodies. More details here.
In this third and latest issue 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.
The B3Africa project was showcased by the partners at the Europe Biobank Week with a session “Biobanking in the Spotlight – International Partnerships” and an award-winning poster.
In this issue, Anna-Sara Lind gives an update on final results from the negotiations for a general data protection regulation in the European Union. You can also read about two papers: The first compares the risks associated with handling personal data in research to the benefits in terms of patient safety if individuals can be identified. The other […]
B3Africa work package 1 has collaborated with BBMRI-LPC to create a short primer on law and ethics for researchers involved in biobanking. The manuscript is currently undergoing open peer review as a preprint hosted by PeerJ. Researchers and ethicists interested in the topic are warmly welcomed to review and comment on the manuscript here.
From 19-21 June, B3Africa partners met to reflect on progress and achievements made over the first year of the project. More information and pictures.