About Us

Defining Excellence for Shared Scientific Resources Worldwide 

ABRF is a unique membership association comprising over 1500 members working within or in the support of resource and research biotechnology laboratories. Our members represent over 340 laboratories and administrative offices in government, academia, research, industry and commercial settings.

ABRF promotes education and career advancement for scientists, core administrators, and staff through conferences, a quarterly journal, publication of research group studies and conference scholarships. The society also sponsors
multi-center research studies designed to help members incorporate new biotechnologies into their laboratories.