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Dr Susan Ring

Head of Bristol Bioresource Laboratories and Executive Director of ALSPAC (Bioresource)

University of Bristol


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Sue is head of the Bristol Bioresource Laboratories (BBL) and Executive Director (Bioresource) of the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). She has over 22 years of experience of biobanking and managing sample resources for epidemiological studies.

She established the DNA and lymphoblastoid cell line banks for the ALSPAC and 1958 birth cohort studies which have been widely used by the research community across the world.
BBL supports a large proportion of research in ALSPAC and Population Health Science at the University of Bristol. The laboratories are custodians of over 2 million samples from several cohort studies including ALSPAC, the 1946, 1958 1970, Millennium and Born in Bradford birth cohorts and clinical collections such as the Cleft Collective and Head and Neck 5000.