Generation Scotland

About Us

Use the panels below to navigate to general information about Generation Scotland, our resources, our management structure, and links to our partner organisations, sponsors and funding bodies.

General Information

Generation Scotland is a bioresource of human biological samples available for medical research.


Generation Scotland incorporates three Research Tissue Banks: the Scottish Family Health Study; Genetic Health in the 21st Century; and the Donor DNA Databank.


Generation Scotland is managed by an Executive Committee and a Core Management Team. The Access Committee and four Expert Working Groups help expand the use of the GS resource.


The Generation Scotland timeline gives an overview of milestones of the past 17 years.

GS Partnerships

Here you will find links to Generation Scotland’s partner organisations, sponsors and funding bodies.