Biobanking workshop

The ANZCHOG Biobanking Network will be running a 1-day workshop on biobanking at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne VIC on Tuesday 12th February 2019.
If you would like to attend, please contact us: anzchog-bn@health.nsw.gov.au.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Childhood Cancer Research Symposium on Wednesday 13th February 2019.
 
 
 
 

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ISBER meeting: Shanghai, 7-10 May 2019

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Biobanking workshop

The ANZCHOG Biobanking Network will be running a 1-day workshop on biobanking at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne VIC on Tuesday 12th February 2019.
If you would like to attend, please contact us: anzchog-bn@health.nsw.gov.au.

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the Childhood Cancer Research Symposium on Wednesday 13th February 2019.
 
 
 
 

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Research publications (2018)

Research publications resulting from the ANZCHOG Biobanking Network’s biospecimens
• Vinci, M et al. (2018) Nature Medicine, 24:1204. Functional diversity and cooperativity between subclonal populations of pediatric glioblastoma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma cells. [Queensland Children’s Tumour Bank].
• Halliday BJ, et al. (2018) PLoS Genetics, 14: e1007399. Germline mutations and somatic inactivation of TRIM28 in Wilms tumour [Children’s Hospital Westmead Tumour Bank].
• Burford, A et al. (2018) Scientific Reports, 8: 1032.The ten-year evolutionary trajectory of a highly recurrent paediatric high grade neuroepithelial tumour with MN1:BEND2 fusion [Queensland Children’s Tumour Bank].

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Event Recap: Biobanking Conference ‘Improving biobank standards – local and global perspectives’ Sydney 2018

The one day biobanking conference “Improving biobank standards -local and global perspective” was held on 11th June 2018 at the Kerry Packer Auditorium, Sydney. The event brought together over 180 biobanking professionals from all levels of government, private industry and academic sectors. We were fortunate in securing 14 esteemed national and international speakers who highlighted the Australasian biobanking community’s interest in improving biobanking standards.  A tour of the NSW Health Statewide Biobank, the first and largest facility of its kind in Australia,

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