The Specimen Processing and Storage Core Lab

The Specimen Processing and Storage Core Lab provides reliable and consistent sample processing as well as sample shipping for samples from the TCL. Sample storage (short and long term) is available at TCL in its state-of-the-art repository facilities that are continuously monitored 24/7 using web-based system. Approximately 1.4 million aliquots are currently in -80°C storage that has been in continous operation since 2003. Retrieval of samples is available using TCL’s Sample Processing System (SPS).

The Specimen Collection, Processing and Point of Care Core Lab provides the following services:

  • Processing of Samples
    • Blood
    • Urine
    • Saliva
    • Buffy coats
    • Other (e.g., Cell lysates)
  • Processing of Samples
  • Human
  • Mammalian
  • Other
  • Packaging and shipping of samples
  • Archival Storage and Retrieval of Samples
    • Blood
    • Urine
    • Saliva
    • Buffy coats
    • Other (e.g., Cell lysates)