Sample delivery

Each NGI facility has its own requirements and opening hours for sample delivery. After submitting your order to the NGI portal you will be contacted by the project coordinators at the assigned NGI facility with more information on sample requirements and means of delivery.

Please note that samples cannot be delivered to any NGI facility until your project has been accepted in the NGI portal and you have received a project ID and signed an agreement.

General routines for sample delivery

  1. Make sure samples fulfil the NGI sample requirements (a summary of sample requirements is sent together with the agreement. If samples do not fulfil the requirements, please contact us and we can discuss alternative library preparation methods).
  2. Fill in sample information in the excel template sent to you together with the agreement.
  3. Send the sample information to the contact person of the NGI node that has accepted your order.
  4. When the sample information has been verified by NGI we are ready to receive your samples.

Opening hours for sample delivery

  • NGI Stockholm. Samples can be sent by courier or be delivered in person after we have agreed on a time.

  • NGI Uppsala (the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform. Thursday 14-16 pm, Friday 9-11 am

  • NGI Uppsala (Uppsala Genome Centre). Tuesday 9-12 am.

Please note that samples cannot be submitted to any NGI facility until your project has been accepted in the NGI portal and you have received a project ID and signed an agreement.

If you are planning to deliver your samples by post, please contact us for more information (see contact information).

Requirements

NGI offers a large variety of library preparation kits, sequencing instruments and genotyping applications, all with different minimum requirements for sample delivery and may also vary depending on required amount of data and research question. Examples of starting materials are DNA, RNA, ChIP-DNA and enriched DNA.

NGI will perform a quality control of the samples to ensure that the quality and quantity is sufficient for library preparation and sequencing, or genotyping.

For more information on sample delivery and sample requirements for each application, please contact the project coordinator of respective facility, see contact information.


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