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


Email [email protected] and [email protected]


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]).