Biospecimen Support

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. 

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 Research and Innovation Office. 


Paari Murugan, MD
Medical Director
[email protected]

Scott Horsfall, MBA, CT (ASCP)
Program Director
[email protected]

For general inquiries, contact BLS at
[email protected]