Canadian Biosample Repostitory, Canada

Registration Status: Completed

Objective: CBSR provides shipping, processing, storage, and retrieval of biological samples on a cost recovery basis for Investigators. Our capabilities and protocols are flexible and customizable to your individual project to ensure the samples collected are the samples you need. Our storage facility is highly secure with access logging, security cameras, temperature/environmental monitoring, and freezers connected to the university central alarm system. Ownership is retained by the Investigators who collected the sample; only they can authorize retrieval from our facility.

Registered Biobank Name Canadian Biosample Repostitory
Biobank Leader Bruce Ritchie
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries tech@biosample.ca
Principal Investigator Bruce Ritchie
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
Biospecimen Collected: