Specimen & Data Repository

The Specimen & Data Repository offers archival biospecimens and custodial freezer storage to researchers.

The Specimen & Data Repository is a secure 2,000 square-foot biospecimen storage facility equipped with automated liquid nitrogen, ultralow freezers, back-up power, environmental alarm systems, and continuous freezer temperature monitoring. All specimens are managed by BSI specimen tracking software

Services provided


The facility is located at 1200 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN. 


Jenny Pham, PhD
Program Director, Biorepository and Laboratory Services
[email protected]

Tyler Colgan, BA
Biorepository Technician
[email protected]

Sierra Scarce, BSc
Repository Technician
[email protected]

For information about accessing archival diagnostic FFPE material, contact the Anatomic Pathology Research Coordinator ([email protected]).