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Sample Submission

Direct Submission

Samples can be dropped off directly in VMR 226 (click for map ).

Sample Pick-Up

Call 979-862-3991 or e-mail us. Samples may be picked up directly from you. If contacted before 1:00 pm, we will pickup your sample(s) the same day.

Off-Site Shipping

  • We accept DNA samples only (e.g., PCR/sequencing products)
  • DO NOT SHIP LIVE SPECIMENS OR MICROORGANISMS
  • Include sequencing (genotyping) form with your samples, and indicate method of payment on form
  • Ensure that all samples are clearly labeled and sealed securely
  • For overnight shipments, frozen cold packs can be used to keep the samples chilled (dry ice is not necessary)
  • Ship samples to:
    • Regular mail:
      Department of Vetinary Pathobiology
      ATTN Floyd Barnes - Derr Lab
      4467 TAMU
      College Station, TX 77843-4467

    • FedEx:
      Texas Agrilife Research
      ATTN Floyd Barnes - Derr Lab
      Rm 215 VMS BLDG
      College Station, TX 77843-0001