Essentials of Biobanking Course - Biobank Resource Centre Course (BRC)
This course is online and self-paced and enrollment is continual.
This course is intended for biobankers, biobank staff, biospecimen researchers and trainees.
The Biobank Resource Centre (BRC) develops and delivers tools for researchers and biobankers who collect, store, or study human biospecimens with the goal of enhancing the quality and reproducibility of biospecimen research through education and promotion of best practice standards globally.
The 9 online modules of this course will provide ‘how-to’ knowledge for researchers and biobankers, and ‘what is’ knowledge for stakeholders (e.g. the public, ethics board members, and administrators).
This course was developed by Canadian biobanking professionals, and enhanced with country-specific content from the international biobanking community.
Biospecimen Research Methods - University of British Columbia (UBC) edX Course
This course if offered online, three times per year, and each offering is 6-weeks in duration.
This course is intended for researchers, laboratory staff, and trainees in the biomedical research field.
The success of your research depends on the quality of the biospecimens you use. In this 6 week online professional education course you will learn the best practices for collecting, storing, and using biospecimens in the laboratory, from professionals with extensive experience in biobanking at the UBC and the BC Cancer.
This certificate course was designed by our team in partnership with edX and UBC.
BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer, which includes BC Cancer Research. Together with our donors, we are changing cancer outcomes for British Columbians by funding innovative research and personalized treatment and care.