The Health Precincts Biobank Specimen Catalogue is now searchable in real time.
NOTE: We are currently in the process of updating our catalogue, therefore at present search results may not reflect all available samples. Please contact the Health Precincts Biobank via email so that they can assist with your enquiry.
How to get access to samples:
Search the catalogue here to estimate the availability of sample types for your study. The number and availability of samples will be confirmed by the Health Precincts Biobank team. Follow the steps below to submit an inquiry through the online form accessed via the specimen catalogue.
Step 1: Use the Filters on the left of the screen to see available specimens, the search will update as additional Filters are selected. To remove a Filter from your search select the cross adjacent to the Filter name or uncheck the Filter term. Select your specimens of interest and add into a cart using the green + Add to Cart button on the top right of the screen.
Step 2: Click the blue Cart button to review your selection, you can continue searching or press the blue Submit Request button to proceed to the Request Confirmation page.
Step 3: Complete your details including information about the specimens you are interested in and click the blue Submit Request button. A member of the Health Precincts Biobank team will be in touch to discuss your request and take you through the full application process.
Step 4: Once we determine if we can meet your research needs you will need to submit a full application including your HREC approval and our Research Access Committee will then assess your request. We will also provide you with a quote.
Step 5: Prior to specimen and/or data distribution your institution will be required to sign a Material Transfer Agreement (external researchers) or an Internal User Agreement (UNSW researchers).