Qualification in Biorepository Science (QBRS)
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ISBER and ASCP BOC are pleased to announce a new Qualification in Biorepository Science (QBRS) for biobankers.

Upon meeting specific educational and experience requirements for the qualification, candidates will be eligible to complete an online examination and, if successful, gain recognition for their skills and competencies as biobankers. This new qualification will further advance the field of biorepository science! Biobanks are vital to medical research and precision medicine and require qualified professionals to obtain high quality results that will be useful in advancing biomedicine.



UPDATE: ISBER is pleased to announce that qualification requirements have been updated! 3 new routes available for application starting October 1, 2020. Click here for details on the new Routes 4, 5, and 6.

To be eligible for this Qualification, an applicant must satisfy the minimum requirements (for degrees, the stated degree or higher) of at least one of the following routes: Click here for more details.



Application for this category will be available online NOW. Click here to apply.

Application Fee: $240

Note: Once submitted, your application fee is non-refundable.


Frequently Asked Questions

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