Mission of BioCoR

The mission of BioCoR is to advance the science, technology and practice of biospecimen preservation by developing specific biopreservation protocols, improve preservation and storage technologies, establish standards and guidelines and to train individuals and institutions in the science and technology of biopreservation.

Effective methods of processing, preservation, and storage are critical to research on and clinical use of biospecimens. University of Minnesota Biopreservation Core Resource (BioCoR) aims at providing a unique resource for the biospecimen community by serving to improve the quality of biospecimens available for biomedical research and clinical use.