Work package 3: Biobanking


1. Build and store a quality-assured human biological resource (the REQUITE Biobank) comprising DNA extracted from the blood of 5,300 subjects recruited at the nine REQUITE study centres

2. Ensure all laboratory, data and management processes within the ISO9001:2008 certified biobank are fully ISO compliant and therefore compatible with other human biological resources managed by the biobank.

3. Ensure all relevant processes carried out at the recruiting study centres seek to adhere to the ISO Quality Policy.



3.1) Develop and validate biobanking SOPs specific for the REQUITE project and train participants

3.2) Produce report on sample accrual, processing and usage for the REQUITE website.