Biobank Graz, Austria

Registration Status: Pending

Objective: Biobank Graz is a central research infrastructure integrated at the Medical University of Graz responsible for collecting, processing, storing and delivering high quality biological samples and associated data. The overall collection includes, among others, formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues, cryopreserved tissues and biological fluids. The facility is ISO 9001:2015 certified and a part of its biological fluids collection meets CEN/TS requirements. All samples and data are anonymized and processed according to standard operation procedures. Biobank Graz provides managerial support (e.g. project implementation) as well as technical support (e.g. preparation of derivatives) to academic and industrial research.

Registered Biobank Name Biobank Graz
Biobank Leader Karine Sargsyan
Country Austria
Email for biobank inquiries biobank@medunigraz.at
Principal Investigator Karine Sargsyan
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: