Main Lobby of the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation.
Shipping and Receiving Area
All samples received are entered into Biobank on arrival. Outgoing boxes are packed with collection supplies at the study's request.
Class II Type A2 Biological Safety Cabinets
All samples are processed in Biological Safety Cabinets to maintain sample integrity and personnel safety.
High Capacity Refrigerated Centrifuges
4 high capacity centrifuges allow processing of multiple samples at once with varying speed and temperature requirements.
Tecan Freedom EVO 200 Processing Robot
One of 2 high capacity processing robots. With integrated de-capper, centrifuge, and heat sealer they can process large quantities of samples from start to finish with no human intervention during the run.
Vapor Phase Liquid Nitrogen Storage Dewars
With one 40k and two 94k storage dewars, CBSR has a total capacity of approximately 500,000 tubes at -180ºC.
-80ºC Ultra Low Chest Freezers
11 of our 24 chest freezers. Each freezer can hold approximately 120,000 samples for a combined capacity of 2,880,000.