The second B3Africa Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 12–13 June 2017 in Uppsala, Sweden. The discussions were extremely productive, and B3Africa also received valuable advice on various solutions from invited experts. The prevailing mood following the meeting was one of strong optimism and firm dedication to making the third year of the B3Africa project a great one. Read the full article in the B3Africa “Events” section.
BCNet Symposium: From Biobank Infrastructure to Research – How BCNet Member Biobanks are Addressing Public Health Concerns in IARC, Lyon, France
The purpose of the symposium is to showcase the efforts of members in developing biobank-based collaborative research projects to address public health issues.
B3Africa Second In-Person Training in IARC, Lyon, France
The objectives of this second B3Africa in-person training are threefold:
- To train future users of the B3Africa platform (the eB3Kit);
- To contribute to the eB3kit implementation as a proof of concept;
- To stimulate the participation of researchers in the training and education system provided beyond the lifetime of this project.
ISBER 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Dallas, Texas
The 2018 Annual Meeting & Exhibits of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) will take place in Dallas, Texas, from 20-24 May 2018. Travel awards are available for current employees of biobanking organizations in a Lower and Middle Income country (submit your application before 20 November 2017!)