Memberships

José  Koevoets

Diversity of infrastructure

 

LASA, Member Standing Committee Biobank, since 2011
The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA) is a longitudinal study that started in 1992 to determine predictors and consequences of aging. LASA focuses on physical, emotional, cognitive, and social functioning in late life, the connections between these aspects, and the changes that occur in the course of time. Collaboration is of great importance in scientific research and researchers are encouraged to use data from LASA in their work.
Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA), VU & VUmc.
⇒ Reference:  http://www.lasa-vu.nl/index.htm

Commission Radiation Protection VU & VUmc, chair since 2008
The Commission Radiation Protection VU & VUmc is an advisory committee concerning radiation protection for the Executive Board VU and Board of Directors VUmc.
VU University Medical Center and Free University, Amsterdam.

Parelsnoer instituut, representative VUmc 2010-2015
Parelsnoer Instituut is a partnership between the eight university medical centres (UMC's, teaching hospitals) in the Netherlands and is established in 2007 by NFU, the Netherlands Federation of UMC's. The initiative gathers clinical data and biomaterials from all the participating institutions so that together they can promote the advance of science, improve patient treatment and encourage the development of new products.
Parelsnoer Instituut.
⇒ Reference (Dutch):  https://www.vumc.nl/afdelingen/Parelsnoer-VUmc/

Board of experts, advisor biobank governance 2012-2014
Rainbowproject (nr 6): ‘Towards a joint strategy for the return of results and optimal communication with biobank donors’. The aim of this project is determine how biobanks can inform biobank donors about individual research results emanating from biobank research. Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure (BBMRI).

TraIT/WP3-biobanking, representative VUmc 2011-2014
Workpackage WP3: Translational IT (TraIT)/WP3-biobanking. The objective is to establish a common standard for biobanking summary data, create catalog solution for biospecimen data and develop a generic workflow for biospecimen request and ordering.
Center for Translational Molecular Medicine (CTMM).
⇒ Reference:  http://www.ctmm-trait.nl/work-packages/work-package-3-biobanking

Parelsnoer Instituut, Central Team member 2011-2013
Coordination: developing and facilitating the use of the bio/databanks.
Parelsnoer Instituut.
⇒ Reference:  http://www.parelsnoer.org/

Supervisory board, member biobank governance 2010-2013
Project: 'A wealth of data? Blurring boundaries and user-roles at the interface of genetic, medical and personal information'.
Centre for Society and Genomics (CSG).
⇒ Reference:  http://www.society-lifesciences.nl/projects/research-projects/dna-data-information/project/artikel/altered-storage-of-genomics-data.html

Workgroup ‘recruitement of technologists’ VUmc, member 2008-2009
Developing a recruitment plan for laboratory technologists as one of the targetgroups of the VUmc, for which shortages exists and recruitment is difficult because of strongly fluctuated numbers at the job market.
VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam.

Editorial board Analyse, member 1986-1998
Analyse is the journal for medical laboratory technicians with a monthly edition. The journal is put together by an editorial board.
Journal ‘Analyse’: ISSN 0166-7688, circulation: 3250.
Dutch Association for bioMedical Laboratory technicians (NVML, formerly VvMA).
⇒ Reference:  Analyse 1994-02, p36-37 Recensies in Analyse

Jubilee Committee, member 1994-1996
Organisation of a symposium for the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the association, which was opened by the minister of Public Health.
Nederlandse Vereniging voor bioMedische Laboratoriummedewerkers (NVLM, formerly VvMA).

Workgroup Analyse Financial, member 1994-1995
Developing a financial plan and select a new publisher for the journal (in colour).
Journal 'Analyse': ISSN 0166-7688, circulation: 3250.
Dutch Association for bioMedical Laboratory technicians (NVML, formerly VvMA).

Board Association of Technicians in Pathology, member 1983-1989
Development of the professional association by meetings of the board, organizing national symposia and publishing the journal.
Journal 'Histotechniek': ISSN 0929-6239, circulation: 600.
Association of Technicians in Pathology (VAP, formerly VHN).

Workgroup HAMLO, member 1986-1989
HAMLO (Hulp Aan Medische Laboratoria in Ontwikkelingslanden) is a workgroup which advices and helps colleagues in Africa, South America and Warsaw Pact Countries. The journal of the association was used for communication.
Dutch Association for bioMedical Laboratory technicians (NVML, formerly VvMA).
⇒ Reference: MedTec International 1988-2, p12-13 Holland
 
Studygroup ‘Technieken’, member 1983-1989
Informing, advising and helping colleagues in the Netherlands with the specialism histotechniques. The journal of the association was used for communication.
Journal ‘Histotechniek’: ISSN 0929-6239, circulation: 600.
Association of Technicians in Pathology (VAP, formerly VHN).
⇒ Reference: VAPvisie 2012, p24-25 Herdruk 1985 Ontw & gebruik kleurstoffen in histochemie