Alberta Cancer Research Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Approved
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: The Alberta Cancer Research Biobank is a multi-user resource available to a wide range of cancer researchers in Alberta and elsewhere.

Registered Biobank Name Alberta Cancer Research Biobank (ACRB)
Biobank Leader Kathryn Graham
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Dr. Jennifer Chan
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: