Genomics & Bioinformatics Core Facility

Affymetrix Microarrays

Order Submission Guidelines

Genomics Core Facility manages all Microarray Service using an Order Submission Form. Please follow all Order Submission instructions as detailed in order to avoid sample-processing delays. The Order Submission Form must be submitted to genomics@nd.edu.

Order Submission Form

  1. To download the current order forms for Affymetrix service, click here.

  2. Email your Order Submission Form to genomics@nd.edu.

Sample Submission

Please deliver all RNA and DNA samples to the facility for quality control and quantitative analysis. To avoid sample-processing delays, ensure your tubes/plates are clearly labeled with your initials, date, and sample number.

Deliver your samples to our facility:

Genomics Core Facility
Galvin Life Science Center Room 019
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
Phone: (574) 631-1902

Your Results

For each sample, an Affymetrix CEL file is generated. The file will be copied to and accessible from the Genomic Data Folder for your laboratory.

Getting Your Results

To retrieve your results and data files, access the Genomic Data Folder for your laboratory. To access this folder, follow the instruction of how to map a network drive.

For Windows Operating Systems 7 or higher

  1. Begin from the Start Menu Button, and select My Computer. A prompt window will open.

  2. From the top of the prompt window, click on the Tools Menu, and then select Map Network Drive. A prompt window will open.

  3. Within the Map Network Drive Window, select a Drive Letter from the field Drive List.

  4. In the field labeled Folder Box, type the path of the folder:

    1. \\fs.nd.edu\~genomics\Private\[your specific lab folder]

    2. User must enter the name of [your specific lab folder]. Typically, [your specific lab folder] is your PI’s name followed by “_Lab”.

    3. Example: \\fs.nd.edu\~genomics\Private\Smith_Lab

    4. Otherwise to obtain [your specific lab folder], contact us.

  5. Required: Select Connect Using a Different User Name. In the field User Name, enter ADND\[your ND net ID] and enter your ND Password.

  6. Click OK and then Finish.

  7. The mapped folder will appear in the My Computer window.

 

For MAC Operating Systems OX10.5 and higher:

  1. Begin from the FINDER Window. From the top menu, click GO menu and then select CONNECT TO SERVER. A prompt window will open.

  2. In the field SERVER ADDRESS of the prompt window, type the path of the folder:

    1. smb:\\fs.nd.edu\~genomics\Private\[your specific lab folder]

    2. User must enter the name of [your specific lab folder]. Typically, [your specific lab folder] is your PI’s name followed by “_Lab”.

    3. Example: smb:\\fs.nd.edu\~genomics\Private\Smith_Lab

    4. Otherwise to obtain [your specific lab folder], contact us.

Resources

To learn more about the types of available microarrays: