This year, the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) has been one of the centers that has initiated the new cycle in which a total of 11 research centers will participate.
The Scientific Committee of the X edition of the National Congress of Biobanks will be co-chaired by Montserrat Torà (Scientific Director of the MARBiobanc-Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques) and by Ana Torres (Scientific Director of the Biobank of the University Hospital Ramón y Cajal-IRYCIS).
The biobank collaborates in the dissemination of research to society, we have received a couple of visits last month.
This is the 6th consecutive year that the Scientific Technical Services (SCT) and the MARBiobanc have participated in the IBBL BIOSPECIMEN PROFICIENCY TESTING (PT) is endorsed by the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER).
Students of the CFGS of the first course of Clinical and Biomedical Laboratory of the IES EMT Granollers visited our biobank on March, 6th, 2019. The students could see the facilities of the biobank and know the services that are offered.
MARBiobanc has participated in the symposium organized by ISBER (International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories). Dr. Mar Iglesias Coma, pathologist at MARBiobanc, presented the poster: "OPTIMARK PROJECT: Search for quality markers for paraffin-embedded tissue samples" This project is the result of collaboration between some centers of the Spanish Biobank Network (PRNBB).
The presentation of a new MARGenomics platform (https://margenomics.imim.es) was held in Josep Marull room in Hospital del Mar the 13th of December, 2018 This molecular and genomic analysis platform is mainly oriented to translational research (from basic to clinic).
MARGenomics platform will be presented on December 13rd at 8 am, in the Josep Marull Room of the Hospital del Mar. This new molecular and genomic analysis platform has been created to serve the IMIM and Hospital del Mar research projects, as well as the scientific community in general.
The Ninth National Congress of Biobanks was held in the Exhibition and Congress Palace in Oviedo on November 7 to 9, 2018, where MARBiobanc has participated with the poster: "LOS EXCEDENTES ASISTENCIALES DEL LABORATORIO DE ANÁLISIS: UN VALOR POR DESCUBRIR".
MARBiobanc took part on the day on the 5th Anniversary of IDIBIGI (Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Girona) in the Conference Hall of the Parc Hospitalari Martí i Julia of Salt (Girona), on October 26th, 2018.