Send Samples for Testing

Live Cell Submission Requirements

To send live cells for g-banded karyotyping, fastFISH, SKY or aCGH analysis please submit one 'Testing Request Form' (below) for each sample and follow the 'Live Cell Shipping Instructions' (below). Please contact us at [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance to notify us of your shipment.


Frozen Cell Pellet Submission Requirements

To send frozen cell pellets for DNA extraction or STR analysis, please submit one 'Testing Request Form' (below) for each sample and follow the 'Frozen Cell Pellet Shipping Instructions' (below).  Please contact us at [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance to notify us of your shipment. 


DNA Submission Requirements

To send genomic DNA for STR or aCGH analysis please submit one 'Testing Request Form' (below) for each sample and follow the 'DNA Shipping Instructions' (below). Please contact us at [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance to notify us of your shipment.


For UW Researchers

WiCell Cytogenetics Laboratory offers complimentary sample pickup service for researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

To schedule a pickup of live cells for g-banded karyotyping, fastFISH, SKY or aCGH analysis please follow the 'UW Courier Instructions' (below) and complete one 'Testing Request Form' (below) for each sample. You can also deliver your cells via instructions on the 'Testing Request Form.' Please contact us at [email protected] at least 24 hours in advance to notify us of your shipment.