Your Resource for biospecimen and biobanking information at UC Davis

The mission of the Biorepositories Core Resource (BCR) is to advance the UC Davis research community’s success in biospecimen-related research by providing education, outreach and training to its faculty, staff and students as well as create efficient biospecimen management systems for the University and its collaborators.


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Partners In Science: Your Contribution Is Vital This informative video by the Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, describes what happens to your blood or leftover tissue when you participate in a research registry or specimen collection biobank.

If you will be seeking care at UC Davis, please understand that you may be approached for permission to use your specimens and medical information about your condition for research. You are always free to decline. If you are a tissue or blood donor, know that the UC Davis researchers are very grateful for your contributions.