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Table 4 3rd IGMC, 2nd day, Session I: Biobanking in the post-genomic era

From: The Third International Genomic Medicine Conference (3rd IGMC, 2015): overall activities and outcome highlights

2nd day, Session I
Biobanking in the post-genomic era
Chairpersons: Professor Stephen Scherer, Dr. Mourad Assidi and Dr. Farid Ahmed
09:00–09:30 Professor Jim Vaught: President, ISBER, Editor-in-Chief Biopreservation and Biobanking, International Prevention Research Institute, Maryland, USA
Title: Current Perspectives in International Biobanking
09:30–09:45 Dr. Ibrahim Alabdulkareem: Chairman of Medical Genomic Research Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz Medical City, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, KSA
Title: Saudi Biobanks: Importance, Implications and Opportunities
09:45–10:00 Professor Abdelbaset Buhmeida: Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research, KAU, Jeddah, KSA
Title: The CEGMR Biobanking Unit: Achievements, Challenges and Future Plans
10:00–10:15 Professor Jaudah Al-Maghrabi: Pathology Department, College of Medicine, KAU, Jeddah, KSA
Title: Tissue Microarray Technique: A powerful Adjunct Tool for Molecular Profiling of Solid tumors