CoVaRR-Net Biobank, Canada

Certification Status: Documents Required
Registration Status: Completed

Objective: To accelerate CoVaRR-Net’s research response to characterize viral variants, and central to the network’s mandate, a SARS-CoV-2-focused biobank has been established. The CoVaRR-Net Biobank’s objective is to quickly share materials and information with network members across Canada, and industry partners as needed. The CoVaRR-Net Data Platform supports the storage and management of metadata associated with materials in the Biobank.

Registered Biobank Name CoVaRR-Net Biobank
Biobank Leader Angela Crawley
Country Canada
Email for biobank inquiries
Principal Investigator Angela Crawley
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
Oligo - Collection aimed at supporting several research projects, a research group or a research consortium
Biospecimen Collected: