Seminar Series

The NSW Health Statewide Biobank presents a regular Virtual Seminar Series, hosting experts in the use of biospecimens in research, biospecimen science, and infrastructure planning and research.

You’re warmly invited to join us for these informative and thought provoking talks.

Date Presenter Topic Location Time Register
Tuesday 12 OctoberDr Rebecca Hobbs, Taronga Conservation Society &
Dr Nicola Rivers, Monash University
“Wildlife biobanking in Australia – improving conservation outcomes using integrated approaches.”Virtual12:00pm – 1:00pmREGISTER
Additional 2021 events coming soon.

Please contact us on 02 4920 4139 or at for more information about the Seminar Series, or to express your interest in presenting a talk.

Recorded Seminar Series talks

Past Seminar Series talks

  • Professor Jennifer Byrne, NSW Health Statewide Biobank. Verifiable reagent errors within biomedical research publications- drops in the ocean or poison in the well?
  • Professor Peter Meikle, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute. Lipidomics in Australia and beyond – highlights and opportunities.
  • Dr Amanda Capes-Davis, International Cell Line Authentication Committee (ICLAC). A Tale of Two Cell Lines: Solving the mystery of MDA-MB-435 through historical biospecimens.
  • Professor Simon Ringer, University of Sydney Core Research Facilities. An introduction to the Core Research Facilities at the University of Sydney.

Conferences, meetings and events

For more information about any of the events, conferences or meetings listed, please contact the NSW Health Statewide Biobank on 02 4920 4139 or at

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