BC Generations Project, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The overall objective is to provide a resource for research in cancer prevention and early detection, although the data can be used to support research in other important chronic diseases like heart disease as well.

Registered Biobank Name BC Generations Project (BCGP)
Biobank Leader Treena McDonald
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries bcgenerationsproject@bccrc.ca
Principal Investigator John J Spinelli, PhD
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: