Oct 03 2018 Posted: 12:13 IST

CancerResearch@UCC, with interim director Professor Mary Cahill is hosting a workshop in Cork:

Overcoming Obstacles in Biobanking for Translational Cancer Research

Tuesday the 20th of November, 2018 
G.04, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC.

The workshop will be interactive, consisting of a combination of presentations and breakout sessions. The aim of this event is to bring together multidisciplinary clinicians and researchers to discuss the obstacles encountered in biobanking for translational cancer research, and to identify methods to overcome these. 

Contributors will include:

  • Professor Joe Eustace, Director of the HRB Clinical Research Facility, University College Cork
  • Professor Eoin Gaffney, Medical Director, Biobank Ireland Trust
  • Dr Eva Szegezdi, Director of the Blood Cancer biobank Ireland 
  • Ms Emma Snapes, Biobank Manager, INFANT Centre, University College Cork
  • Dr Sharon McKenna, Principal Investigator, CancerResearch@UCC, University College Cork
  • Prof Elisabeth Vandenberghe, Consultant Haematologist, St James Hospital
  • Mr Jason Carr, CEO Supretecbox
  • Professor Louise Burke, Consultant Histopathologist, Cork University Hospital

You can register at the link below

http://www.uccconferencing.ie/product/overcoming-obstacles-in-biobanking-for-translational-cancer-research-20th-november-2018/

For further information please contact Dr. Frances Drummond at frances.drummond@ucc.ie 

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