PhD Course – Biobanking in the era of precision medicine


The objective of this 5-day PhD course is to give insights and later deepen the student’s understanding in the multidisciplinary world of biobanking. Offered as a collaboration between Copenhagen University and Danish National Biobank, University of Helsinki and The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, the course aims to provide the students with a core set of tools to gain better understanding of the key role of biobanking in precision medicine.

The goal is to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the historical, philosophical, ethical, legal, social, technical and cultural aspects related to the collection, storage, use and dissemination of human biological samples and health information. After completion of the course, the students will have a broad understanding of biobanking, as well as the challenges associated with collaboration between the different stakeholders. The course also offers a site visit to the Danish National Biobank.

Course requirements

•Master’s degree or equivalent
•Interest in biobanking
•At least 80% attendance is compulsory
•Successful completion of course assignments
Course credits: 3,5 ECTS credits

For further information and registration for the course please send an email to Lasse Boding (


14 - 18 Nov 2022


09:00 - 16:00

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