National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada, Canada

Registration Status: Pending

Objective: To provide a central repository in Canada for tissue and DNA samples to support biodiversity research projects in Canada and globally.

Registered Biobank Name National Biodiversity Cryobank of Canada
Biobank Leader Roger Bull
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries rbull@nature.ca
Principal Investigator Roger D. Bull
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: