Educational Endeavors

One of the primary goals of the UAB Tissue Collection and Banking Facility involves the education of researchers in several areas.  These include the feasibility of obtaining human tissue specimens for research, limitations of tissues for specific methods, approaches to enrich tissues to specific cell types, and optimal tissues to solve specific research problems.  The TCBF also attempts to educate other institutions in biorepository operations including how to establish and manage a human tissue biorepository.

The staff of the UAB TCBF is involved in a number of activities to support these educational endeavors: