Policies and Procedures

SOPs for Specimen Accrual

The UNSW Biorepository has Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in place to ensure that specimens are handled and processed in a consistent manner within each Collection Protocol, while maintaining a high standard of specimen provenance:
• Tissue handling & storage SOP               • RNA extraction from tissue SOP
• DNA extraction from tissue SOP             • DNA extraction from blood SOP

Acknowledgement Policy

Any publication resulting from research performed on specimens obtained from the UNSW Biorepository is required to acknowledge the UNSW Biorepository within the 'Acknowledgement' or 'Materials/Methods' sections in the following manner:

Biospecimens and data used in this research were obtained from the UNSW Biorepository, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, UNSW Sydney Australia


Terms & Conditions

Full information on the terms & conditions associated with a quotation for the use of the Biorepository facilities and services is provided in the Biorepository Quotation Terms & Conditions.