Laboratory Network

COVID-19 update: BioNet specimen procurement services are temporarily unavailable and procurement staff will not be on campus. This change will be in place until further notice. Please direct any questions to Joe Menth, interim BLS Program Director,

The Laboratory Network facilitates additional blood processing for samples obtained by BioNet in surgery.

This division connects existing laboratory infrastructure at the University of Minnesota. BLS helps facilitate additional specimen processing and testing services in partnership with collaborating service cores.

Services provided

  • Isolation of serum, plasma, buffy coat, and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from whole blood

Contact Us

Joe Menth, MHA
Interim Program Director, BLS

Melissa Hansen
CTSI Research Navigator
612-625-CTSI (2874)