Department of Human and Animal Cells is one of four collections of the Iranian Biological Resource Center, and attempts to provide a reliable and applicable substructure in line with main goals of this Center to expedite life sciences and related technologies.
The missions of the department include:
1- Establishment of a national network for human and animal cells
2- Supporting of other Iranian cell banks and providing services such as quality control and characterization of cell cultures as well as establishment of a cell bank back up system
3- Training and scientific consultancy services for applicants
4- Preparation, identification, deposition, expansion, preservation and distribution of human and animal cell lines
5- Basic and applicable research related to our missions
6- National patent deposition services