Biobanks as a resource for biomedical research – CANCELLED




National course open for PhD students from all universities, postdocs from KI and health professionals from all hospitals.

This course is arranged by the Karolinska Institutet Biobank and the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet



Important dates

Application open: October 10, 2017

Application deadline: January 15, 2018

Responsible teachers
Gunnel Tybring and Johan Lindberg
Karolinska Institutet Biobank & Dept of medical epidemiology and biostatistics

Contact information for questions regarding the course


Course fee

The course is free for PhD students.
13 000 SEK for professionals within health, research and academy


Course content

This course will give you new insights on the value of biobanks and how to use these rich sources of samples and related data. It will include lectures with practical information on how to start a new study, how to collect samples with high quality, to link health registers to biobanks, large-scale omics analyses and some of the emerging and powerful IT tools to link such data sources.

For more information, please see: Karolinska Institute course website