Welcome to the Research Analytical Laboratory

  • Turnaround times will be lengthened during COVID-19 due to added security and safety measures.  Thank you for your patience!
  • Precision is our Passion
  • 100+ tests - a great asset to great research

Spring is Springing!

COVID-19 Update:

The Research Analytical Laboratory is open for business.  But due to COVID-19 safety measures, we cannot accept in-person sample hand-off.  Please mail or ship your samples to us, or utilize the drop-box which is deployed outside the north door of our building during business hours (8:00-4:30 Monday through Friday).  If you have perishable samples or time-sensitive work that needs to be completed, please email or call our office to arrange transfer (RAL@umn.edu / 612-625-3101)  (Email messages may result in fastest reponse.)  Should another COVID surge force us to temporarily suspend operations, samples will be properly stored for future testing.


Price Adjustments

Every year in early July, we review our pricing to update it for the new fiscal year. Some prices may change. Any adjustments will be reflected on our website. Feel free to contact us with further questions.

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