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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.


Submissions via UWBC Freezer

* Only DNA (e.g. genomic, amplified) or DNA libraries may be submitted in this fashion. For tissue submission, please see Submissions by Appointment

 

  1. Submission form and guidelines and sample sheet must be EMAILED and APPROVED before samples are received.
  2. Once approved, samples can be submitted to the freezer inside the Biotech Center from 8am-4pm (see UWBC Freezer Location image below). Signage and instructions will help guide you through the remainder of the process.
  3. Fill out a card and place along with samples into a bag (both provided).
  4. Place the bag with samples in the appropriate bin within the freezer (DNA or Prepared Library).
  5. Staff members will be collecting samples in the morning and afternoon. A staff member will contact you before the end of the next business day to confirm receipt.
  6. If samples do not follow guidelines (tubes, plates, or labeling), extra charges may be incurred.
UWBC Submission Freezer Location




Submissions by Appointment

  1. Submission form and guidelines and sample sheet must be EMAILED and APPROVED before samples are received.
  2. Upon approval of forms, a staff member will provide submission time windows for drop off. Submission windows will be limited due to staffing availability.
  3. A staff member will meet you outside the Henry Mall entrance of the Biotech Center (see Henry Mall entrance image below). Both parties should be wearing a face covering.
  4. You will transfer your samples to an open container held by a staff member.
  5. Samples will not be checked for adherence to guidelines at the time of submission. If samples do not follow guidelines (tubes, plates, or labeling), extra charges may be incurred.
Biotech Center Henry Mall entrance
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.