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Back talks at 1st Science Breakfast 2021

Science Breakfast 2021 


How can and Biobank Graz support my research?" &

"Biobanking on demand at Biobank Graz: Showcase COVID-19 covalescent cohort".

January 13, 2021


Over 60 people from various universities in Graz participated in the first Science Breakfast 2021, which took place on 13 Jan 2021 in an online format. The event was part of a series of periodic events and a collaboration across disciplines and cultures diversity management for BioTechMed-Graz.


Presentations on the agenda were:


"COVID-19: Contribution from the Research Infrastructures & ERINHA"

by Prof. Kurt Zatloukal

Head of the Diagnostics and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine, Med Uni Graz and Director.


Prof. Zatloukal gave an overview on the, the Austrian Node of the European Biobanking Research Infrastructure BBMRI-ERIC, and how support biobanks and researchers. He also presented results from COVID-19-related studies that are performed at the Institute of Pathology in Austria's highest level BSL-3 laboratory.



"Biobank Graz: Biobanking on demand - Showcase Covid-19 convalescent cohort".

by Dr. Christian Gülly

Head of the Organizational Unit for Research Infrastructure, Med Uni Graz


Dr. Gülly introduced Biobank Graz, one of Europe's largest clinical biobank, and its services for researchers. One of the many sample cohorts which make up the over 20 million total samples stored at biobank Graz, is the recently started Covid-19 convalescent cohort.


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