Col·leccions and services

Biobanc HUB

The Biobank currently holds more than 80,000 samples. They belong to the following collections:

Tumour Bank Collection

Neurological Tissue Bank Collection

Surplus Biopsies from Anatomical Pathology Collection

Tumour Pathology Fluids Collection

  • Lymphoma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Haematology
  • Meningeal Carcinomatosis

Collection of Non-Tumour Pathology Fluids

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Rare Diseases
  • Cardiology
  • Covid-19
  • Organoids In addition, more than 400 samples have already been provided for several research projects in 2022.
Biobanc HUB

Among the wide range of services for researchers, the Biobank also offers:

Processing and cryopreservation services

  • Prospective sample collection circuit DNA and RNA extraction and quantification Isolation and cryopreservation
  • PBMCs Plasma, serum, urine and CSF processing
  • Microtomy Storage at -80 °C and -196 °C, traceability and sample shipping Laser microdissection

Advisory, registration, and custody service

  • Creation and management of new collections
  • Guidance on ethical and legal aspects
  • Registration of project, line of research, or biobank collections with the competent authority
  • Advice on biological sample coding and transportation Informed consent preparation
  • Storage and traceability of samples from different collections
  • Drafting of reports accrediting quality policies
  • Temperature record report writing
  • Support in the search for samples in other national and international biobanks.
  • Sample transfer service

Application intake

  • Processing of documents to external committees
  • Communication of the resolution to the applicant
  • Preparation and support on the required documentation
  • Preparation and dispatch of biological samples