University of Pennsylvania
DNA Sequencing Facility

New users outside the University must first obtain a Guest Penn Key. Please complete this form and fax to (215) 573-9327. Please note that giving a Social Security Number is NOT required, and you may leave this field blank.

DNA Sequencing Ordering System

Instructions for Account Activation

  1. Log into the stockroom system using your Pennkey and password.
  2. Click on Cell Center Stockroom.
  3. Click on Business Administrator/Grants Manager Module.
  4. From the drop down list, choose a PI (Please make sure the PI list is correct for your ORG).
  5. All active grants of the PI will appear. Click radio button to activate grant for purchasing from the Stockroom.
  6. Once you have activated the grant, the PI will have to assign members of the lab to order the grant. If a PI does not want to log into the system to activate lab members, as the Business Administrator/Grants Manager you have the ability to make those assignment based on the PI’s instructions. OR The PI can assign a "Lab Manager" that can then act on the PI’s behalf and assign other lab members. Only the PI can assign the "Lab Manager".
  7. If you have an account that is not a typical grant fund from PennERA, you can choose "add a fund" (and follow step 7 to add a lab member).
  8. The PI will have to assign personnel as either a lab manager or an active lab member. The lab manager has the same functionality as the PI. The PI can also choose to assign a spending limit for each lab manager or each lab member.
  9. Once the PI has authorized everyone to spend, Business Administrator or Grants Manager will have to approve the PI’s choices. This can be accessed in the Business Administrator/Grants Manager module at the main screen by clicking on "View Lab Members Pending Approval".

Instructions to add a new Lab Member

  1. Proceed to the stockroom.
  2. Log into the system using you PennKey and Password.
  3. Click on Business Administrator/Grants Manager Module.
  4. From the drop down list, choose a PI (Please make sure the PI list is correct for your ORG).
  5. All active grants of the PI will appear. Click radio button to activate grant for purchasing from the Stockroom.
  6. Choose an active grant from the grant list.
  7. Click on Add Lab Member.
  8. Enter the search criteria for the lab member and click Search.
  9. Click on the Name of the lab member.
  10. Assign monthly spending limit if applicable.
  11. Follow Step 10 under Instructions for Account Activation.

The DNA Sequencing Facility is an Abramson Cancer Center Shared Resource that is approved and partially funded by the National Cancer Institute.

abramson-hup

Announcements:
Collection boxes have now been put in the lobby of BRB next to the UPS box and the 1st floor lobby of TRC (near the FEDEX box at the back).  Samples for DNA (Sanger) sequencing can be dropped off into the boxes.  Submission instructions and more information here.


Other Links