The April 2017 issue of Biopreservation and Biobanking contains a special section on the H3Africa biorepositories, including six papers authored by H3Africa biorepositories, with several co-authors also involved in the B3Africa project.

The special section also includes a paper on the Baobab Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), an opensource LIMS for biobanking that has been developed within the framework of the H3Africa and B3Africa initiatives and that will be integrated into the eB3Kit.

Video recordings on the BiBBoX & APPs installation are now available on the B3Africa Learning Space

Primarly dedicated to IT focal points from B3Africa pilot institutions, the B3Africa webinar on the BiBBoX, held on 27 April 2017, attracted 16 biobank professionals from 10 countries!

Video recordings, PPT slides and Questions & Answers are now available on the B3Africa Learning Space for all biobank professionals interested in learning more about:

  • How to instal the BiBBoX on your system
  • What is the philosophy of the eB3Kit applications (APPs), how to install an APP, how an APP is built in the background and what happens inside the machine
  • How to use BiBBoX applications to generate data

Don’t miss B3Africa Webinar No4 on The BiBBox – Today at 13:00 CET


Date: 27 April 2017
Time: 13:00-14:30 CET/ French time
Trainers: Heimo Müller, Robert Reihs & Lucas Pessl (Medical University of Graz)
Target audience: This webinar is mostly IT-oriented and dedicated to IT professionals from B3Africa Use Case institutions. Other B3Africa biobank professionals or IT professionals from B3Africa networks interested in the topics may also join.
Main topics:
1) Discussion on the philosophy of APPs & demonstration of how an APP is built in the background and what happens inside the machine;
2) Demonstration of eB3Kit APPs’ installation, including a brief presentation of experiment management & data integration APPs.

Register HERE.

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