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Sample Submission Guidelines

Sample Drop-off Location

Medical Center Ground Floor, Room G-7814 (near Biological Supply Center)

Map to dropoff

Note: A University badge is required to access drop-off room. All samples must be in a Ziploc bag (secondary container).

Sample Pick-up Times

Medical Center Pick-up : Between 8am-9am, Monday - Friday

Your samples will be picked up at the drop-off location at the specified times. They will be safely delivered via courier to GRC staff for processing.

4°C Refrigerator -80°C Freezer
DNA Samples All RNA and frozen DNA
cDNA Samples for qPCR Tissues/Cells for RNA Extraction
Real Time PCR Plates All NGS Libraries
  Frozen cDNA Samples For qPCR

Request Forms 

To ensure prompt turnaround, please provide all the requested information for each submission form and submit a paper copy along with samples as well as email a copy to the GRC URGenomics.

PPMS accounts are required for billing our services.  The PPMS ID is used for all of the Shared Resource Laboratories.  If you have not used the SRLs and require an account, please complete the new user registration. Your PPMS User ID is required for the sample submission.

QC Only Submission: GRC QC only Sample Submission Form

High-throughput Sequencing (NGS) Full Service Submission:  GRC NGS Full Service Sample Submission Form

Sequence-Ready (non-GRC prepared) NGS Library Submission: GRC User-Prepared Library Submission Form

Legacy Request Forms

Real-time PCR Pre-loaded Plate Submission (ready to run): Real Time PCR Submission Form




**All samples will be stored at the GRC for 2 weeks after project completion.  Please indicate on the submission sheet if you wish to have your samples returned to you or discarded.**