The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (TDCC) has developed the UK’s only register of sample collections that covers multiple diseases. You can search by age, gender, disease classification, sample type and available datasets. You can also browse lists of the sample resources featured on our directory.
Latest news and blogs from TDCC
A qualification for biobankers: the ISBER and ASCP BOC Qualification in Biorepository Science
Two leading bioscience organisations recently joined forces to develop a new professional qualification for biobankers around the world. Read on to find out more about the QBRS.
Bringing science to parliamentarians
This year Emma Lawrence (Research Engagement Manager) successfully secured a secondment with cross-party think tank Policy Connect. Read more about her experience with policy engagement.
The Future of UK Biobanking Coordination
Over the last 6 months the UKCRC TDCC has been undertaking a review of biobanking in the UK, to help shape a vision for the future. Find out more and have your say!
UK Biobanking Showcase 2022
The UK Biobanking Showcase is the UK’s leading event for biobanks, researchers, patients and those interested in the use of human samples in research. Save the date for the UK Biobanking Showcase 2022!
Open Life Science
There is a lot of talk about being open in research nowadays: open access, transparency, FAIR principles… but what does it mean and how does it affect you? Emma Lawrence, Engagement Manager explains all in this blog.
Publications citing sample use featured on Tissue Directory Profiles
Tissue Directory profiles now feature relevant publications citing sample use. Find out more about how to enable this feature on your profile.