New Online Course: Biospecimen Reseach Methods
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 to Tue, 20 Mar 2018

New Online Course: Biospecimen Reseach Methods

Enrollment is now open! Class begins February 13, 2018.

Biospecimen Research Methods is a UBCx online professional education course offered from 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 course is designed for researchers including graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, pathology residents and research technicians who work with human biospecimens.

Over 6 weeks, professionals with extensive experience in biobanking from the University of British Columbia and the British Columbia Cancer Agency 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 standards (ISBER).

Learn more about Biospecimen Research Methods and enroll today!

Dr. Peter Watson, MB BChir FRCPC L
ead Instructor, edX Biospecimen Research Methods
Director, Tumour Tissue Repository, BC Cancer Agency
Director, Office of Biobank Education and Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

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