From
May 11, 2020
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May 15, 2020
Implementing Biomedical Research Projects
Medical University of Graz, Austria


The Complete Workflow from Concept, ELSI and Privacy Considerations to High-Quality Biobanking

Jointly organised by BBMRI-ERIC, EJP Rare Diseases, EASI-Genomics, BBMRI.at, CBmed GmbH and QIAGEN GmbH

IMPORTANT: This workshop will take place through a web-conference format.

Hosted by the Medical University of Graz, AustriaThis workshop is aimed at biomedical researchers, medical professionals, representatives from patient organisations and biobank managers who want to organise biomedical research projects on human biological samples. 


In two modules we will use several use-cases to address the key issues in biomedical research involving human subjects, human biological samples and associated medical data: ethics, legal issues, privacy and data protection, data standardisation and the implementation of sample workflows in a clinical context that are compatible with the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation.


In the first module, we will show participants how to obtain ethical, legal and regulatory counsel for their projects since regulations vary widely between European countries. In addition, we will provide practical guidelines on how to manage genetic data from human samples. The goal is to arrive at a logically organised checklist that prevents overlooking important issues that may be particularly challenging, e.g. in transnational collaboration. The second module will deal with procurement of samples and data in a workflow in a clinical context aligned with current CEN/ISO standards for pre-analytical procedures. 


May 11-15, 2020, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Module 1 (May 11 – May 13) and Module 2 (May 13 – May 15) can be booked separately.
Registration is now open until April 27, 2020, see below for the detailed programme.

Registration is free. Please indicate whether you intend to participate in Module 1 or 2, or both Modules.
New Registration deadline: 27 April 2020. Please note registration does not imply confirmed reservation. Selected participants for the workshop will receive confirmation of participation by 30 April 2020.





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A key mission of EASI-Genomics is to monitor the requirements for genomic analyses in order to tailor the future topics of the EASI-Genomics transnational access calls to the needs of the scientific community.


Therefore, we would kindly ask you to participate in this short questionnaire which will take less than 5 minutes.