Preservation of Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Biospecimens - Schedule

September 28-29, 2016

Topics are presented through lectures accompanied by an extensive set of course notes and a CD-ROM. Course lectures are supplemented with discussion sessions, case studies on protocol development and practical demonstrations.

Time

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Time

Thursday September 29, 2016

9:00-10:30

Daily best practices

Amy Skubitz

10:30-11:00

Morning Break

11-12:30

Scientific principles of preservation

Allison Hubel

12:30-1:00

Lunch

1:00-2:30

Establishing a biorepository

Amy Skubitz

1:00-3:00

Quality control programs for biobanks

Andy Brooks

2:30-3:00

Afternoon Break

3:00-3:30

Afternoon Break

3:00-4:30

Designing a storage facility

Ian Pope

3:30-5:00

Protocol development and continuous improvement

Allison Hubel