This course will provide new insights on the value of biobanks and how to use these rich sources of samples and related data. It will include lectures on health registers, large-scale omics analyses and some of the emerging and powerful IT tools to link such data sources.
The course will address fundamental concepts in biobank infrastructures and biobank research, ethical and legal frameworks, technologies, sample analysis and practical considerations when new samples are to be collected.
Course fee: 12 000 SEK (not including VAT)
Registration deadline: 22 February 2016
The course is organized by the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB), Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna in collaboration with BioBanking and Molecular Resource Infrastructure of Sweden (BBMRI.se ) and will be held in the lecture hall Wargentin at MEB 18-22 April 2016.
For questions regarding the course:
Gunnel Tybring, Course manager
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics(MEB), Karolinska Institutet
For questions regarding course registration, etc.:
Kristoffer Mörtsjö, Project Coordinator
Karolinska Institutet Executive and Professional Education
Telephone: +46 8 524 860 32