Biospecimen Research Methods is a UBCx online professional education course offered from
www.edx.org. This course will help you transform the quality of your research by teaching you the
biobanking best practices to collect, store and use human biospecimens in the laboratory.
This 6-week, self-paced course has been designed to be flexible with your schedule. Biospecimen
Research Methods is delivered over 6 weeks and can be completed in approximately 2-4 hours a week
from anywhere, at any-time. Real-time discussion board topics around biospecimen handling, including
issues in the context of COVID research, will enhance the fundamental course content.
Professionals with extensive experience in biobanking from the University of British Columbia and BC
Cancer will teach you the international best practices for biobanking and research involving human
biospecimens, based on National Cancer Institute (NCI) and International Society of Biological
Environmental Repositories (ISBER) standards.
Class begins June 9, 2020
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