01 - 03 October, 2012, Guoman Charing Cross, London, UK
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With a complex web of technical, legal, ethical and informatic considerations to be taken into account it has never been more crucial to keep ahead in the latest developments in the biobanking field.
We bring together leaders from industry, academia and institutions from across the globe facilitating learning and development to maximise your research opportunities.
Representatives from GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Merck, Sanofi-Aventis and many others highlight the newest and most innovative advances in the industry.
2012 provides more networking opportunities than ever before with panel discussions, open forums, round table sessions and an all new crisis management session facilitating the networking between banks.
Come to London this September for a senior level interactive event - giving you the edge in the research world.
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“Much better than similar conferences, a very good representation of Pharmas, much information shared”
– Anne Bahr – Sanofi
Biobanking at Roche - Interview with Gerd Maass, VP for R&D at Roche Pharmaceuticals
With a focus on biobanking Maass outlines some common difficulties in isolating biomarkers from samples that have previously been stored in a bio/tissue bank; he shares his opinions on storage techniques for samples to get the best results. He also sheds light on the state of Roche’s internal biobank, discusses the extent to which Roche sources samples externally from biobanks, and the main difficulties/challenges with this. Finally, he gives some research-side advice for new or expanding biobanks.
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