Centralized biospecimen research support
CTSI's Biorepository and Laboratory (BLS) is a centralized service core providing high-quality and cost-conscious biospecimen support to basic, clinical, and translational researchers.
Divisions of BLS include:
- Specimen Procurement (BioNet)
- Laboratory Network
- Specimen & Data Repository
- Histology & Research Laboratory
- Digital Imaging
BLS is a University of Minnesota Internal and External Service Organization. Infrastructure is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health Award Number UL1TR002494, the Academic Health Center (AHC), the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), external contracts, and U of M investigators.
For general inquiries, contact BLS at firstname.lastname@example.org.