Faculty, staff, students get inside look at new Central Biorepository

March 28, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Michigan Medicine News

Faculty, staff and students at the CBR open house last week.

More than 85 students, faculty and staff visited the new home of the U-M Medical School’s Central Biorepository (CBR) at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) on Tuesday, March 20.

Teams from Bioinformatics Core, Fast Forward Medical Innovation, DNA Sequencing, Psychiatry Research, Surgery, U-M Animal Care & Use Program, Cardiac Surgery, Nephrology, Opthalmology, Internal Medicine, and more were able to get an inside look at the inner workings of the CBR laboratory and freezer facility during its open house celebration.

Now in a centralized location in Building 60 at NCRC, the CBR offers easier access with high-throughput and automated biospecimen processing, and biospecimen storage at -80 degrees Celsius  and -190 degrees Celsius with backup power and continuous temperature monitoring.

Click here to learn more about the CBR.

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