Sample Preparation and Delivery

Step 1: Submit iLab Request for Core Services

Submit request for GPSR services using iLab ordering system. After receiving the service ID from the Core staff, prepare samples and deliver/ship to the Core lab as described below.

Step 2: Labeling Sample Tubes

Samples should be submitted in a 1.5 ml RNase-free, DNase-free microfuge tube. Tubes should be labeled on top with the sample name. The sample name must match the name provided in the GPSR Sample Submission Form. On the side of the tube, provide the GPSR project ID (e.g. 123XY) sample name and if possible, the date of preparation.

Sample Labeling

Step 3: Packaging Samples for Delivery

In general, samples should be placed on dry ice in a Styrofoam box. If working with fresh flow sorted cells or formalin fixed tissue, please contact us for special instructions.

Step 4: Sample Delivery

*Please do not deliver or ship samples without first contacting GPSR staff to set-up a delivery time.*

OHSU Investigators: The GPSR is located on the main campus on the 5th floor of Richard Jones Hall (RJH). The lab is located in room 5390 and our phone number is 503-418-9378. Sample can be hand-delivered to member of the GPSR staff.  For west campus investigators, a campus courier service is available. For details, please contact Travis Hutchens at the West Campus receiving dock (503-346-5269).
Non-OHSU Investigators: Please ship samples on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday using overnight FedEx shipment service. Our mailing address and phone number are listed below. Please send the shipment tracking number to a member of the GPSR staff.

Oregon Health and Science University
Gene Profiling Shared Resource
Richard Jones Hall Room 5390
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Way
Portland, OR 97239
Lab phone number: 503-418-9378