The RI Biobank facility is a 1,540 ft2 space that is secured by card swipe access. The facility contains:

  • (4) -80° Celsius freezers each with a capacity of 40,500 samples
  • (4) 4° Celsius Deli style refrigerators
  • (2) Taylor Warton LN cryostorage systems each with a capacity of 40,000 1ml samples
  • Freezerworks (ver 11.01) 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.