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RIKEN BioResource Center (Japan)

The RIKEN BRC
operates with three principles,
"Trust", "Sustainability" and "Leadership".

  1. Founding Biological Resources
    The RIKEN BRC contributes to advancement of life science research by collecting,preserving and distributing biological resources such as experimental animals, experimental plants, cultured cell lines, genetic materials (DNA), and associated bioinformatics.

  2. Technology & Development
    The RIKEN BRC develops novel bioresources to promote scientific research and new technologies to increase the value of bioresources, and also to implement effective procedures for the preservation, quality control and        usage of bioresources.

  3. Collaboration
    The RIKEN BRC is working closely with institutions in Japan and abroad.

Website: http://www.brc.riken.jp/inf/en/index.shtml