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Quantifying the use of bioresources for promoting their sharing in scientific research

  • Laurence Mabile1, 2,
  • Raymond Dalgleish3,
  • Gudmundur A Thorisson3, 4,
  • Mylène Deschênes5,
  • Robert Hewitt6,
  • Jane Carpenter7,
  • Elena Bravo8,
  • Mirella Filocamo9,
  • Pierre Antoine Gourraud10,
  • Jennifer R Harris11,
  • Paul Hofman12,
  • Francine Kauffmann13, 14,
  • Maria Angeles Muñoz-Fernàndez15,
  • Markus Pasterk16,
  • Anne Cambon-Thomsen1, 2Email author and
  • BRIF working group

DOI: 10.1186/2047-217X-2-7

Received: 17 January 2013

Accepted: 12 April 2013

Published: 1 May 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
17 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Susanna-Assunta Sansone
31 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephanie Dyke
6 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Guillermo de la Calle
15 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Anne Cambon-Thomsen
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
23 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Susanna-Assunta Sansone
4 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Anne Cambon-Thomsen
Resubmission - Version 4
4 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
12 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
1 May 2013 Article published 10.1186/2047-217X-2-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Epidémiologie et analyses en santé publique, Faculté de médecine, UMR1027 INSERM-Université de Toulouse III
UMR1027 INSERM-Université de Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier
Department of Genetics, University of Leicester
Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland
European, African & Middle Eastern Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking
Breast Cancer Tissue Bank, University of Sydney
Department of Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanità
Lab Diagnosi Pre-Postnatale Malattie Metaboliche, Istituto G. Gaslini
Department of Neurology, Mission Bay campus, University of California
Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health
“Cancéropôle PACA Biobank”, Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire Pasteur
UMR1018 INSERM, Centre de Recherche en Epidémiologie et Santé des Populations
UMR1018 INSERM-Université Paris Sud
HIV HGM Spanish Biobank
International Prevention Research Institute