Biological resource centers

The BIOBANQUES infrastructure coordinates a national network made up of biobanks, also known as biological resource centres (BRCs), tumour banks and microbiological resource centres. These structures may be devoted to a specific research area—such is the case for the tumour banks—or may have a more general purpose, and be used in research programmes dealing with more than one disease.

BIOBANQUES, a national infrastructure with the following roles:

Key figures on BIOBANQUES


Salpétrière Hospital 
47, bd de l’Hôpital – 75651 Paris Cedex 13

Further information

Read the news item "Des biobanques pour une recherche d’excellence" (Biobanks for excellence in research) (24 March 2011 - in French)

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