European Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation & Biobanking Conference and Public Lectures (London)

These public lectures on Friday 2nd October are part of the ESBB conference on Biobanking for environment, nature and clinical medicine at London Olympia & the Royal Geographical Society. The conference will feature a wide variety of fascinating content from across the biobanking spectrum.  There will be sessions on Cryobiology, Biobanking for Metabolomics and Proteomics, 'Big Data', Environmental Biobanking, Biobank Assessment, Biobanking Education and ELSI in Biobanking. There will be contributed paper sessions where talks are selected from submitted abstracts as well as poster viewing and discussion sessions, with prizes for the best posters. At the conference exhibition, vendors from around the world will demonstrate the latest products, services, and technology in the field of repository and specimen collection. In addition, there will be commercial workshops, and the "Mission Possible" vendor-guided practical sessions.    

1) Ownership and access to personal (genetic) information in future healthcare.

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Website: http://www.esbb.org/london/sessions/data_privacy.html

 

(2) Brave New World of Stem Cell Banking and Technology for Environment, Nature and Human Health

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Website: http://www.esbb.org/london/sessions/stem_cells.html

  The public lecture sessions run in parallel from 13:30 to 17:00. Each one contains lectures by 3 excellent speakers, followed by public discussion for over 1 hour. Admission for members of the general public is FREE!

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