Ricardo Gomes Moreira
Biobanks and infrastructures of biomolecular research: scientific practices and policies of accumulation of human tissues in the context of contemporary medicine
Cristiana Bastos (ICS, ULisboa)
Ricardo Roque (ICS, ULisboa)
This project is concerned with the exploration of the scientific, social and material aspects of human tissues repositories, which has been developing today under the concept of biobanks. The project takes on the concept of archive as theoretically relevant and proposes to deliever new knowledge on the genealogy of contemporary medical biorepositories in order to move on to an ethnographic analysis of the scientific use of biobanks based on fieldwork research.