The Central Biorepository (CBR), a unit of the University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research, facilitates discovery and improves healthcare outcomes by providing high-quality, highly annotated biospecimens donated for basic, clinical, and translational research. We are an enterprise-wide resource, serving all members of the University of Michigan community.
Before you begin working with the CBR, please review our Pre-Onboarding Considerations for guidance on navigating the early steps of working with us.
Please note: Due to pandemic priorities and supply shortages/backorders, some services may be impacted at this time. Please contact the CBR for more information.
How We Serve Your Biobanking Needs
Central Biorepository Virtual Tour
Contact us at CBR.Requests@umich.edu or (734) 647-8809
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F
North Campus Research Complex, Building 60-1660, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
A list of Central Biorepository contacts is available in the Personnel Directory.
Want to provide feedback? Click here to access a brief survey about your CBR service.