SOCRA San Diego Chapter Meeting Announcement
Date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:00PM
Speaker Name: Kerri Bertrand, MPH
Speaker Title: Research Manager, Mommy's Milk: Human Milk Research Biorepository
Speaker Affiliation: UC San Diego, Department of Pediatrics, Center for Better Beginnings
Program Title: Managing a Biorepository: Lessons Learned from Mommy's Milk, the Human Milk Biorepository at UCSD
Description: Mommy's Milk Human Milk Research Biorepository strives to understand the benefits of human milk and how milk influences the health and development of children. The two main efforts of Mommy's Milk are: 1) to establish a clinical research database of human milk indexed samples for medial scientists to query and cull from for independent, IRB approved projects, and 2) to further the understanding of the relationship between human breast milk and infant and child health and development.
A few objectives:
• To understand the study design of Mommy's Milk
• To evaluate the management of biospecimens
• To understand how researchers apply to use biospecimens for independent projects.
Location: 7910 Frost Street, Suite 440, San Diego, CA 92123
Parking Information: There is a multi-level parking structure directly next to the Medical Center Building. The 2nd level of the parking structure offers a covered bridge access to the building. Disabled parking is also available. In the main building, you will find Suite 440 across from the elevators once you exit the fourth-floor elevators. Parking is $4 for the first four hours; parking vouchers may be available.
Number of SOCRA CEU’s Available: 1 CEU for SOCRA members
Contact Person (RSVP & Questions): Jennifer Dier, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please share this announcement with your colleagues. SOCRA members and non-members welcome!