Breda Zimkus

Breda Zimkus

Cryogenics Collections Manager for Genetic Resources
Breda Zimkus

Breda Zimkus planned and developed the MCZ's first Cryogenic Collection, which includes long-term storage of samples in liquid nitrogen. She manages the day-to-day operations of the collection, including the transfer of samples from their associated department, maintenance of samples in cold storage, and loan of samples to researchers worldwide. As a member of the Collections Operations team, she also collaborates on the development of museum-wide policies associated with genetic samples. 

Contact Information

Museum of Comparative Zoology
Laboratory Building
26 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4656