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University of Wisconsin–Madison

DNA Sequencing Facility

The UW-Madison Biotechnology Center is currently open and following the university's COVID-19 Response regarding campus operations.

Contact us!

If you would like to initiate a project or get more information, please use the following contact information, and a member of our group will get in touch with you directly.

Submitting Samples:

Set up a customer account.
Review our submissions guidelines.
Ship us your samples on dry ice and send us the tracking number.

    Illumina Next Generation:

      UW DNA Sequencing Facility
      Attn: Josh Hyman
      425 Henry Mall, room 1250
      Madison WI, 53706


      UW DNA Sequencing Facility
      Attn: Jeremy Niece
      425 Henry Mall, room 1240
      Madison WI, 53706

Customer Account Setup

Adding a new lab:

  • Name, address, phone number, FAX number, UW NetID and email of the Principal Investigator (PI) or primary scientific contact person.

  • Name, address, phone number, FAX number and email of the financial contact person.

  • Name, UW NetID, phone number and email of all individuals who will be using our service.

  • Payment information: For campus users this should be a direct charge number, e.g. a 144 or 133 prefixed account (please send the whole string of characters). For off campus users you can set up a PO or we can send the financial contact person a bill—your choice. Non-UW system users are charged an additional institutional overhead.

Adding a member to an existing lab:

  • Name of the PI whose lab you are joining.

  • Your name, UW NetID, phone number and email.

    We MUST have this information before we can proceed with your request.

Unless otherwise specified, all data and reagents distributed by the University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center DNA Sequencing Facility are intended for research purposes only. They are not intended nor certified for diagnostic or clinical use.  Clinical services are provided through our collaboration with the UW Collaborative Genomics Core.