Please follow the steps outlined below to submit samples for sequencing at the DOE JGI. If you have any questions, please contact your Project Manager or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Obtain Approval for Shipping
PLEASE NOTE: The JGI will not accept any materials classified above NIH Biosafety Level 2. Before approval to ship is granted, you must have completed submission of all project metadata for all project materials.
Review Shipping Instructions
After receiving approval, please refer to the emailed shipping instructions for shipping your materials to the DOE JGI. The Shipping Checklist below will assist you in verifying that all required information is included. Please note that shipment of materials to the JGI without prior approval or complete documentation may result in destruction of the shipment. Please retain your carrier’s tracking information.
- JGI Shipping Checklist
- International Shipments (For shipping packages internationally (including Canada!) please use these instructions.)
- TCSA Form for International Shipments
Send your package on a Monday or Tuesday and please avoid U.S. federal holidays. Please ship on dry ice.
We look forward to getting your project started! If samples do not pass DOE JGI QC, the sample provider will be notified within two weeks of receipt. You may view the status of your project at any time by logging in to the Genome Projects Page.