Centralized biospecimen research support
The mission of CTSI's Biorepository and Laboratory Services (BLS) is to provide high-quality centralized biospecimen research support while ensuring patient care and confidentiality.
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 also supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health Award Number UL1TR002494, the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA), and the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
For general inquiries, contact BLS at firstname.lastname@example.org.