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Career paths

"Biobanks and Complex Data Management" Professional Master prepares graduates for a number of high-level positions in biobanking with a strong emphasis on industrial, technological and international environment.

 Graduates of the program may qualify for these positions:

  • Biobank Manager/Administrator
  • Biobank quality Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Scientific Adviser to public and private sector clients
  • Product Manager
  • Regulatory Specialist
  • Technological Specialist
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Logistics Manager/Administrator
  • Logistics Analyst

(Image source: Olivier Bordone, Engineer at the Nice Biobank)

Jobs opportunities

  • Academia laboratories
  • Hospital laboratories and biobanks
  • Private companies (pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, diagnostic companies)
  • Biodiversity conservatories
  • National and international non-profit organizations


On completion of the Master students will be able to: 

  1. Become biobank manager at national and international level

  2. Quality assure and quality enhance biological samples

  3. Be a referent for marketing and biobank sustainability

  4. Address ethical, legal, and societal aspects of biobanking

  5. Assure management of complex data associated to biological samples


Training areas:

  • 85 biological and microbiological resource centers in France
  • 500 Biobanks in Europe
  • 800 research teams provided with and working on biological samples in France
  • International biobanking networks, organizations and societies, including “Infrastructure Biobanques” (, the European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking – ESBB (,  International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories – ISBER (, the Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure –BBMRI-ERIC (