comPOUND & arktic: storage and cold sorting of clinical research samples in the laboratory for maximum sample integrity

This application note describes an automated, high-density sample storage and sorting system that has been implemented at the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, run by Head of Laboratory Dr. Debora Lucarelli. For the Unit, automation has been central to improving the efficiency of their large-scale sample management and processing, improving sample integrity, the speed at which they work and the scope of their studies.