Biotropical Resources biobank (BIOTROP) is integrated in the research centre Global Health
and Tropical Medicine (GHTM) at Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT, NOVA
University of Lisbon).
BIOTROP aims to promote research in the area of health sciences, in particular in infectious diseases and tropical medicine.
We have excellent storage conditions with very heterogeneous collections (vectors, reservoirs, pathogens in samples of human origin and pet animals,…), dedicated to supporting the scientific community.
The biobank is prepared to receive, preserve and distribute samples according to good laboratory practice and Standard Operating Procedures in strict compliance with ethical standards and the Nagoya protocol.
BIOTROP is approved by NOVA's Data Protection Officer. BIOTROP is part of the Portuguese Roadmap for Research Infrastructures as a member of two networks - Portuguese Network of MicroBiological Resource Centers (Pt-mBRCN, www.mbrcn.pt) and National Biobank Network (Biobanco.pt, www.biobanco.pt).
We can provide different services through agreements.
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