Brainstorming Breakfast Discussion Groups

Grab coffee and breakfast and join a discussion group. These are moderated discussions with brainstorming and interactive problem solving, allowing conference participants from diverse backgrounds to exchange ideas and experiences and develop future collaborations around a focused topic.

11月1日(五) | 7:30 – 8:30 AM

Genomic Data Governance and Data Sharing

Nahla Afifi, MD, PhD, Director, Qatar Biobank

  • Consent
  • Is individual genomic data a personal data?
  • National and International genomic data sharing challenges
  • Returning incidental findings to participants

Standardization for Biological Material Quality That is Fit for Purpose

Clare M. Allocca, MS, EMTM, PMP, Senior Advisor for Standardization, Standards Coordination Office, National Institute of Standards & Technology

  • Deciphering the new ISO standards for biobanking
  • Options in pursuit of demonstrating fitness for purpose of biological materials
  • Considerations for pursuit of standards

Challenges When Biobanking Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells

Robyn Osborne, MS, Research Project Manager, Surgery, Duke University

  • Methods of PBMC Isolation
  • Blood volumes needed for adequate PBMC recovery
  • Quality Indicators for PBMCs
  • Training staff on methods / proficiency testing

Samples Fit for Purpose

Sameer Kalghatgi, PhD, Director, Laboratory Operations, Coriell Institute for Medical Research

  • Reference materials
  • Consistency and reproducibility
  • Quality management
  • Improving access to samples
  • Characterizing samples using modern technology

Building a Biopsy-Based Biorepository

Sandra Gaston, PhD, Director, Molecular Biomarker Analytic Laboratory, Radiation Oncology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

  • Opportunities and challenges of including tissue biopsies in a biorepository
  • Tissue prints (nitrocellulose touch preps) as a practical approach to collecting biopsy tissue specimens
  • Implementing collection of biopsy tissue prints as part of a multi-center clinical trial

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