Sessions on biobanking were an important part of the congress, and included keynote and plenary lectures by Professor Akin Abayomi and Dr Carmen Swanepoel (both B3Africa partners from South Africa), as well as a 2-hour biobanking workshop facilitated by the two of them. Read the full article in the “B3Africa Events” section.
AORTIC 2017 International Cancer conference: “Cancer in Africa: Making Strides, Creating Solutions” in Kigali, RWANDA
For more information, visit the AORTIC 2017 Conference website.
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.