Introducing the Cambridge BioResource


The Cambridge BioResource is a resource of thousands of volunteers, both with and without health problems, who are willing to be approached to participate in research studies investigating the links between genes, the environment, health and disease.

Volunteers who join the Cambridge BioResource donate their DNA via a blood or saliva sample. Their DNA is then used together with other information such as their gender and ethnicity, to match them to specific research studies. In this way, the Cambridge BioResource is able to provide researchers with groups of volunteers, tailor-made to the research question at hand.

More information about the Cambridge BioResource can be found by clicking here

The Cambridge BioResource has become key to research on genes and disease in Cambridge. Recruitment is ongoing so if you are interested in joining, please contact us.

Cambridge BioResource Open Evening

Open Evening 28th November 2013

Thursday 28th November 5-7pm

Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge Research Institute, Cancer Research UK, Puddicombe Way off Robinson Way.

Thank you to everyone who attended the Open Evening. It was wonderful to meet so many of you on the night. We hope you found the evening informative and enjoyable. If you would like copies of any of the PowerPoint presentations then please call 01223 746846 or email and they can be sent to you. Please do let us know if you have any further feedback about the event.


"Bringing together local people and leading research."