With the continued advancement of genomic research, precision medicine and direct to consumer genomic testing, the need for accurate results and absolute integrity of genomic samples continues to grow. Thermo Fisher Scientific is uniquely positioned to support these needs across your entire workflow – from initial sample collection and preparation, through analysis, to long term sample storage.

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On average 13% of samples are contaminated during collection

The success of a biobank project starts at the point of collection to ensure the quality of samples and establishing a robust sample information foundation. Collect samples of any specimen type or matrices safely and securely.

LabServ sample containers

LabServ Sample Containers

Our container range offers many different volume options in a variety of plastic types including Polypropylene (PP), Polycarbonate (PC), Polystyrene (PS), PET, HDPE and LDPE.
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A critical biobanking stage, preparation ensures that target sample components are ready for storage in an optimal format for downstream use. Simplify and enhance methods of extraction and purification of nucleic acids.

Heraeus Pico and Fresco Microcentrifuges

Pico and Fresco Centrifuges for Biobanking Sample Preparation

Available in two speed options with both refrigerated and ventilated models, find the reliability, flexibility and convenience you need to maximize your lab's productivity.
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25% of stem cell transplants now utlise banked cord blood.

The real value of biospecimens is the data they generate through techniques like genomic and proteomic analysis.

Axiom Precision Medicine Diversity Array

Precision Medicine Dirversity Array for Biobanking Applications

Microarrays for large-scale genomic studies and precision medicine research
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By 2024 there will be an estimated 2.18 billion samples stored in biobanks for research purposes alone

Safe and secure storage is a non-negotiable part of the biobank workflow. We understand the dual importance of sample integrity and inventory management and offer a comprehensive, sample storage solution designed to protect your samples, track your inventory and provide peace of mind.

TSX Ultra-low Temperature Freezers

TSX Ultra-low temperature -80C Freezers

TSX ultra-low freezers (ULT) meet the highest sustainability, temperature management and reliability standards for -80°C and -70°C storage.
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Sample Validation

Following collection it is often good practice to confirm the samples authenticity and check quality prior to storage as a high contribution to error observed by banked samples is incorrect labelling during collection.

Sample authenticity and confirmation of origin can be validated using genetic analysis techniques, such as microarray analysis, qPCR and capillary electrophoresis. The quality of samples can also be analysed using techniques such as Mass Spectrometry and ELISA.

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Ultra-low Temperature Freezers

Our ultra low–temperature freezers combine high reliability and superior performance with cost-effective operation, energy savings, and sustainability. Maximize your inventory with our racking and box solutions.

Cryopreservation Systems

Designed to meet the rigorous storage requirements of cryogenic samples, our auto- and manual-fill liquid nitrogen storage systems and accessories are built to help ensure maximum sample protection.


Products designed to safely contain and organise cryogenically preserved samples. Protect valuable samples safely and economically.


Thermo Scientific™ separations products, from basic benchtop instruments to advanced floor models and innovative carbon fiber rotors, are available for a wide range of processing needs.



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