Rapid and accurate withdrawal of samples for dispatch to researchers is important to support rapid downstream analyses.

NIHR NBC helps your project through:

  • Manual picking to client supplied pick lists.
  • High speed cherry‐pick of thousands of samples per day from automated archives.
  • Picking performed at ‐20°C to prevent thaw‐freeze effects.
  • Tracking picked sample sets via a dedicated LIMS.
  • Use of in‐house randomisation picking algorithms to avoid sample picking bias.
  • Dispatch of samples to world‐wide destinations via cold chain courier.
  • Management and reporting of cold chain from sample withdrawal to customer.
  • On demand cherry picking of sample orders and dispatch of samples.
  • In‐house randomisation picking algorithms to avoid sample bias.

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The NIHR NBC has been established to provide services to existing collections, existing studies or studies in the planning stage.
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Automated cherry picking of required samples.