Integrated Sciences and NuGEN Technologies will be hosting a series of seminars in Sydney and Melbourne. The invited international speaker is Dr Andrew Brooks, Associate Professor of Genetics at Rutgers University, Chief Operating Officer of the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository (RuCDR), and Director of Bionomics Research and Technology Centre (BRTC)

International Speaker Topic:

Preparing Clinical Research Samples for Future Use: Innovative Methods for Working with Limited and Compromised Samples and Bio-banking Best Practices

The presentation will focus on:

  • Biomarker development
  • Translational research optimisation in relation to sample collection
  • Selection of the best technology for sample bioprocessing
  • Global bio-banking best practices
  • Implementation of nucleic acid amplification and target enrichment technologies for limitedand compromised samples


Thursday 29th October 2015 - Sydney
12-1pm    Level 3 Rountree Room, Biological Sciences Building (D26), University of New South Wales
3-4pm   Level 2 Seminar Room 1 (C2.20), Westmead Millennium Institute
Friday 30th October 2015 - Melbourne
10-11am   Peter Mac Seminar Room Level 4 West Wing, Medical Building, University of Melbourne
2-3pm   Board Rooms Level 3, Hudson Institute of Medical Research


Registration: Attendance is free, however email registration is required as seats are limited. Please send your name, institute & telephone details to RSVPs will be accepted up to & including 27th October 2015.