The RI Biobank facility is a 1,540 ft2 space that is secured by card swipe access. The facility contains:
- (4) -80° Celsius freezers with CO2 back-up
- (4) 4° Celsius Deli style refrigerators
- (2) Taylor Warton LN cryostorage systems each with a capacity of 40,000 1ml samples
- Freezerworks (ver 8.1) biospecimen inventory software
All equipment is monitored 24/7 with a Rees alarm system and all freezers are also connected to a back-up generator system.