The Great Lakes Biorepository Research Network (GLBRN) Annual Meeting will be held Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at the University of Michigan Medical School Central Biorepository. The meeting provides opportunities to learn more about biobanking in Michigan and will include talks from active biorepository and research programs at the National Institutes of Health and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
The GLBRN is a consortium of academic medical and research institutions that aims to raise the level of practices in managing the collection, quality, processing, storage and distribution of biospecimens. The organization is dedicated to ensuring that the management of biospecimens is completed with a high degree of stewardship that increases access to biospecimens, as well as inspires institutional research collaborations.
VARI’s Biorepository is pleased to currently provide services to the following projects and consortia: