Ordering Custom Constructs

Adenovirus1. Read our website information for the virus you want. Different virus lines offer different options and require different starting material.

2. All custom orders must be submitted with the iLabs system. You must create an account to use this system. Click on the menu link "Custom Vector Order" at the top of the page to register for an iLabs Account.

3. Log into the iLabs website once you have an account.

4. Find and click the Request Services Tab on the main menu on the right hand side of the screen.

5. Select and open the New Custom Vectors bar. Each new construct will require it's own request form to be submitted.

6. Have your complete sequence, map, ITR digest, and gene information prepared. It is imperative that we follow NIH guidelines for recombinant DNA technology. Therefore, all work must be approved by our Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee. Complete gene information must be completed on the Service Request Form. University of Iowa Investigators need a copy of the approved rDNA form.

6. Select the appropriate virus and click Initiate Request.

7. Fill in the whole request form. Save the form. Submit the project. We will then process it and get back to you. 

8. Please provide PO# or credit card information at the time order is placed. Order will not be processed without payment information. If your institution requires a quote prior to processing the PO, contact the Viral Vector Core at (vectors@uiowa.edu) or 319-335-6726. For security purposes, please DO NOT submit credit card information in iLabs or via e-mail.

9. A $25 Packing and Handling fee is added to all orders. FedEx dry ice shipping fees are added unless a FedEx account number is provided. Shipments can also be arranged by the investigator through World Courier.

Domestic dry ice shipping fee: $50
International dry ice shipping fee: $150