Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Sample Storage

smaRTStore Cytomat     smaRTStore

The custom-built RTS A3 smaRTStore fully automated freezer system is capable of storing ~240,000 samples at -20C for long-term archival purposes. Samples can be quickly retrieved when needed, and the Walkway Unit allows for extended unattended operation. In conjunction with the JANUS platform, it is easy to aliquot your sample collection into the required tubes, then store them in the smaRTStore.

The smaRTStore automated sample management has the following features:

Sample Storage in -80C Freezer

NUgene also offers sample storage for any sample type at ultra low temperatures. Our Thermo Fisher Forma 903 upright freezer can store DNA, blood, serum, chemicals, and tissue samples at -80C. Our -80C freezer is located in the freezer farm of the McGaw basement.

NUgene Project

645 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 630
Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone: (312) 503-6200
Fax: (312) 503-7166