Markey Cancer Center Biospecimen and Tissue Procurement Shared Resource Facility, United States

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Markey BSTP SRF collects, processes, annotates, stores and distributes biospecimens to support translational research in cancer and other diseases. Markey BSTP SRF support includes obtaining IRB certification, collecting Informed Consents or the acquisition and the processing of targeted biospecimens in accordance with specific research protocols. Our services are available to University of Kentucky (UK) faculty and other qualified investigators in partnership with UK faculty.

Registered Biobank Name Markey Cancer Center Biospecimen and Tissue Procurement Shared Resource Facility
Biobank Leader Brent Hallahan
Country United States
Email for biobank inquiries bhallahan@uky.edu
Principal Investigator C. Darrell Jennings, MD
User Type
  • Mono: A biobank that supports a specific research project, may have few staff members, a small-scale accrual scope with little to no initial intention of releasing or distributing biospecimens to secondary parties
  • Oligo: A biobank that supports several research groups or clinical trials, may or may not be designed to release biospecimens outside their collaborative group
  • Poly: A biobank that has generally a larger accrual scope, resources, and multiple users outside the biobank proper
Poly - Collection aimed at supporting undetermined, multiple users with ethics approved research projects, through a defined access/application mechanism.
Biospecimen Collected: