ISBER Website

ISBER is a global biobanking organization which creates opportunities for networking, education, and innovations and harmonizes approaches to evolving challenges in biological and environmental repositories.

ISBER fosters collaboration; creates education and training opportunities; provides a forum for the dissemination of state-of-the-art policies, processes, and research findings; and provides an international showcase for innovative technologies, products, and services. Together, these activities promote best practices that cut across the broad range of repositories that ISBER serves.

The six categories of biobanking that we address are:

  • Animal Specimen Repository
  • Environmental Repository
  • Human Specimen Repository
  • Microorganism Culture Collection
  • Museum Repository
  • Plant/Seed Repository