BRIF dissemination

Chaired by Laurence Mabile (

Gabrielle Bertier, Center for Genomic Regulation, SP
Irene Lomba, M. Angeles Munoz, HIV HGM Spanish BioBank, SP

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Paola De Castro, Alessia Calzolari, Federica Napolitani, Anna Maria Rossi, Laurence Mabile, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Elena Bravo. Open Data Sharing in the Context of Bioresources. ACTA INFORM MED. 2013 Dec; 21(4): 291-292


Alessia Calzolari, Elena Bravo, Paola De Castro, Anna Maria Rossi, Laurence Mabile, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Federica Napolitani . Il progetto BRIF (Bioresources research impact factor): uno strumento per promuovere la condivisione e l'accesso alle biorisorse.  Bibliotime 3 (11) 2013  available from


Véronique Hofman, Marius Ilie, Elodie Long, Kevin Washetine, Christian Chabannon, Dominique Figarella-Branger, Bruno Clément, Laurence Mabile, Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Pascal Boucher, Georges Dagher, Robert Hewitt, Barbara Parodi, and Paul Hofman.
Measuring the Contribution of Tumor Biobanks to Research in Oncology: Surrogate Indicators and Bibliographic Output.
Biopreservation and Biobanking. August 2013, 11(4): 235-244. doi:10.1089/bio.2013.0015.


Mabile L, Dalgleish R, Thorisson GA, Deschenes M, Hewitt R, Carpenter J, Bravo E, Filocamo M, Gourraud PA, Harris JR, Hofman P, Kauffmann F, Munoz-Fernandez MA, Pasterk M, Cambon-Thomsen A; BRIF working group. Quantifying the use of bioresources for promoting their sharing in scientific research.  GigaScience 2013, 2:7



Bravo E, Cambon-Thomsen A, De Castro P, Mabile L, Napolitani F, Napolitano M, Rossi AM.

Citation of bioresources in biomedical journals: moving towards standardization for an impact evaluation.

European Science Editing 2013;39(2): 36-38.



M.J. Murtagh, G.A. Thorisson, S.E. Wallace, J. Kaye, I. Demir, I. Fortier, J.R. Harris, D. Cox, M. Deschênes, P. Laflamme, V. Ferretti, N.A. Sheehan, T.J. Hudson, A. Cambon Thomsen, R.P. Stolk, B.M. Knoppers, A.J. Brookes and P.R. Burton on behalf of the P3G Consortium, GEN2PHEN and BioSHARE-EU.

Navigating the perfect [data] storm.

Norsk Epidemiologi 2012. 21 (2): 203-209.



A. Cambon-Thomsen, L. Mabile et E. Rial-Sebbag.

Aspects éthiques et valorisation scientifique des


Actualité et dossier en santé publique 2012, 78: 45-48.



Nature Precedings’ BRIF Collection at



Cambon-Thomsen A, Thorisson GA, Mabile L, Andrieu S, Bertier G, Boeckhout M,

Cambon-Thomsen A, Carpenter J, Dagher G, Dalgleish R, Deschênes M, di Donato JH, Filocamo M, Goldberg M, Hewitt R, Hofman P, Kauffmann F, Leitsalu L, Lomba I, Mabile L, Melegh B, Metspalu A, Miranda L, Napolitani F, Oestergaard MZ, Parodi B, Pasterk M, Reiche A, Rial-Sebbag E, Rivalle G, Rochaix P, Susbielle G, Tarasova L, Thomsen M, Thorisson GA, Zawati MH, Zins M; BRIF workshop group.

The role of a Bioresource Research Impact Factor as an incentive to share human bioresources.

Nature Genetics. 2011 Jun;43(6):503-4.








  14th EAHIL (European Association for Health Information and Libraries) Conference “Divided we fall, united we inform – building alliances for a new European cooperation”, 11-13 June, 2014, Rome, IT / poster rewarded (P. De Castro)

  12th EASE (European Association of Science Editors) General Assembly and Conference “The complex world of science editing”, 13-15 June 2014, Split, CR /communication by L. Mabile

  28th European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility Conference, 25-28 June, 2014, Stockholm, SE / poster.          

  The 5th Biennial Meeting of the Human Variome Project, UNESCO, Paris, 20-23 May 2014 / poster

  4ème Réunion Nationale de BIOCAP – Biothèque nationale de cancérologie pédiatrique, Paris, 10 avril 2014, conférence  invitée (L Mabile)




European Human Genetics Conference, 8-11 June 2013, Paris, FR / poster

Seventh International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication, 8-10 September, 2013, Chicago, USA / poster

ESBB 2013 Conference, 8-11 October, Verona, Italy / Lecture by B. Parodi.

HandsOn: Biobanks 2013, 21-22 November, The Hague, NL / 2 Posters + ‘Meet the expert’ session (L. Mabile, H.C. Howard)




HandsOn: Biobanks, Uppsala (SE) September 20-21, 2012 / poster (L. Mabile)

■ Joint Congress of ESBB and Spanish National Biobank Network,, Granada (SP) November 7-9, 2012 / poster (B. Parodi)

■ 11th EASE General Assembly and Conference “Editing in the Digital World”, Tallinn (ES) June 8-10, 2012 / poster

■ 11e Réunion francophone sur la Maladie d’Alzheimer et les syndromes apparentés, Toulouse (FR) May 22-24, 2012 / invited lecture

■ 5th Belgrade International Open Access Conference 2012, Belgrade (SER) May 18-19 / oral presentation

ISBER 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibits, Vancouver (CA) May 15-18 / invited participation to the workshop « What’s it worth: Assessing the contributions of your repository » / oral presentation




■ European, Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation & Biobanking (ESBB) Inaugural Conference, Marseille (France), November 16-19, 2011 / BRIF presentation by L. Mabile: The importance of tools to follow-up the research use of biobanks in the landscape of long term funding.

■  « Réunion Inter-Cancéropôles », Marseille (FR) Nov 15-16, 2011 / invited lecture by A. Cambon-Thomsen.

■ Australian Biospecimen Network Association (ABNA) meeting in Perth (AU), 17-18 November 2011 / poster (J. Carpenter).

GEN2PHEN booth, Montreal (CA) Oct 2011 / Poster + flyers

European Summer School on Health Law and Bioethics, Toulouse (France), June 30 - July 7 2011 / poster

■ 25th European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility Conference, Prague (Czech Republic), May 4–7, 2011 / poster (A. Cambon-Thomsen)

■ International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) Annual Meeting & Exhibits, Arlington, (USA) May 15-18, 2011 / BRIF presentation by R. Hewitt

Fostering Language Resources Network (FLaReNet) Forum, Venezia (Italy), May 26-27,  2011 / BRIF presentation by A. Cambon-Thomsen

European Society of Human Genetic Conference,  Amsterdam (The Netherlands), May 28 - 31, 2011 / poster (A. Cambon-Thomsen)

International Data Sharing Conference, Oxford (UK), September 20-22, 2010 / poster 

BBMRI – Biobanking for Science  Conference, Amsterdam (NL), September 23-25, 2010 / BRIF presentation by G. Bertier




■ International Data Sharing Conference, Oxford (UK), September 20-22, 2010 / poster